Explore Lake Como

Things to do


Villa Carlotta

Villa Carlotta is a unique sanctuary of art and beauty with its magnificent botanical specimens and art masterpieces in over 70,000 square meters of gardens and museum. It is located on the most picturesque part of Lake Como and re-known for its spectacular gardens which are visited by almost 200,000 people each year.

Address:Via Regina, 2, Tremezzo CO 22019
Telephone:+39 0344 40405
Email: info@villacarlotta.it
Website: www.villacarlotta.it

Villa del Balbianello

Located on the western shore of Lake Como, Villa del Balbianello is perched on the point of the Dosso di Lavedo, a wooded promontory that juts out from the coastline to form a small peninsula. Villa del Balbianello is famous for its elaborate terraced gardens, and has been featured in a number of famous movies including: A Month by the Lake; Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones; and Casino Royale.

Address:ViaComoedia 5, Lenno CO 22016
Telephone: +39 0344 56110
Email: faibalbianello@fondoambiente.it
Website: www.fondoambiente.it/luoghi/villa-del-balbianello

Villa Monastero

Villa Monastero, a property of the Province of Lecco, is one of the most interesting attractions of our territory thanks to its strategic location, its history, its landscape, its environment and for the different services which it can offer. The House Museum, the historical and noble residence, is at its core: in the year 2004 Villa Monastero was given the title of “Casa Museo” by the Lombardy Region and since then its fourteen rooms can be visited following a charming itinerary.

Address: Via G.Polvani, 4, Varenna LC 22010
Telephone:+39 0341.295450
Email: villa.monastero@provincia.lecco.it
Website: www.villamonastero.eu

Villa Serbelloni gardens

Villa Serbelloni Gardens, not to be confused with the nearby Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni, is a park situated high atop the promontory of Bellagio. In 1959, the property was given to the Rockefeller foundation as a conference centre. The grounds can only be visited on guided tours that afford magnificent views of the lake.

Piazza della Chiesa 14, Bellagio CO 22021
Email: info@promobellagio.it
Website: www.bellagiolakecomo.com/bellagio-lake-como-italy/POI-points-of-interest/villa-serbelloni-garden

Villa Melzi gardens

Villa Melzi is a historic villa situated in the town of Bellagio. It is famous for its surrounding gardens, containing a variety of botanical specimens from around the world interspersed with statues, promenades and period architecture. Entrance includes access to the neo-classical chapel; museum and gardens with beautiful sculptures and spectacular azaleas and rhododendrons.

Address: Via Lungolario Manzoni, Bellagio CO 22021
Telephone:+39 339 457 3838
Website: www.giardinidivillamelzi.it/GIARDINI_DI_VILLA_MELZI/HOME_PAGE_ENG.html