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Villa del Balbianello

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Address: Punta di Lavedo, Lenno, Italy
Phone Number: 0344 56110
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We enjoyed the trip to the Villa - even with our 3 months old baby - very much although we are no lovers of architecture or history. Nice place with atmosphere. We went on foot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Prague, Czech Republic
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the trip to the Villa - even with our 3 months old baby - very much although we are no lovers of architecture or history. Nice place with atmosphere. We went on foot from Lenno harbour, the journey was about 1km through the forest - and it was nice to hide from the sun. Entrance to the gardens... More 

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

There are loads of villas to visit on Lake Como and we visited a few. This doesn't have the biggest of gardens, but is a fascinating house, amazing position and has featured in the odd film. If you are a National Trust member take your card as it is owned by the Italian equivalent and you get a discount. Be... More 

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Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is a beautiful place, a gorgeous location. The villa is part of the Italian National Trust, NT members get a discount. Very interesting place to visit, landscaped traditional Italian garden, featured in Casino Royale. we were lucky enough to to visit when a wedding was being held, wonderful atmosphere.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Long walk there in the rain (seemed much shorter on way back when stopped) long wait in the rain for out tour so want expecting much to be honest. however once we could hear our guide (a visitor from across the pond thinking it was fine to drown out our guide as he was on the next tour) which we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This was an amazing place and so close to Lenno. A 20 minute walk through beautiful woodland opened up to a stunning villa with amazing gardens. Reccomend doing the guided tour of the villa.The views were stunning from the gardens.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This must be the most beautiful villa on Lake Como. It's worth paying the entrance fee to both the grounds and the villa. We were staying in Lenno and walked to the villa through the wooded area of the park. There are stunning views of the whole area from the parkland and the villa. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This Villa is a dream come true at the Bank of Como Lake. So beautiful. Breathtaking. I'm sure you'll love ir

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Not only is this where part of Casino Royal and Star wars attack of the clones was filmed, it's also the most beautiful villa in the lake (argue many). Monzino (the last owner before he left the villa to the national trust) left some fascinating artefacts and beautiful furniture. It was 15 euros each for access and a tour of... More 

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LANCASTER
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

There are several villas to tour on Lake Como, but this is by far the best one we saw! Not only were the grounds beautiful and well maintained, we decided to do the extra tour of the house and we were glad we did. The tour takes you through most of the house, and our guide did a nice job... More 

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Chappaqua, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This was an excellent day trip as it combined lots of beautiful natural features as well as a restored villa with an intriguing history. Admittedly, it is a bit of a trek to get to the property (although you can take a water taxi that makes it a bit easier) but it is well worth it when you get there,... More 

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