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Address: Lungolario Manzoni, 22021 Bellagio, Italy
Phone Number: 3394573838
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Description: National Monument and Private Gardens This magnificent villa, built in...
National Monument and Private Gardens This magnificent villa, built in 1808 for the Duke Francesco Melzi d'Eril, assistant to General Napoleon, is one of the most emblematic examples of neo-classicism in Lombardy.....The Gardens Are visitable March to October every day 9.30 am to' 6.30 pm
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Beautiful!

Lovely gardens. The grounds are very well kept. Perfect for an afternoon stroll. So serene. Really interesting historical site. A must see if you're in Bellagio.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Fort Worth, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Lovely gardens. The grounds are very well kept. Perfect for an afternoon stroll. So serene. Really interesting historical site. A must see if you're in Bellagio.

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Grand Casablanca Region, Morocco
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Absolutely pretty and serene against the backdrop of Lake Comoros and mountains, I am totally captivated by the blossoming flowers. An amazing experience to appreciate by visiting it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Amazing gardens by the lake, no roads in between. Is not possible to visit the inside of the Villa but the outside is gorgeous enough. When visiting Bellagio this is a must. Best visiting in spring time.

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Oakville, Canada
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We visited the Melzi Gardens on an overcast day in September when most of the flowers were not in bloom, and absolutely enjoyed the experience! I believe one could visit any time of the year and fall victim to the beauty and serenity of these gardens. Many go to the Lake district to get away from the hustle and bustle... More 

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so.cal
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is such a beautiful part of Bellagio and one you should not miss. I've been here in every season but I have to say Spring is the best! The flowers were ALIVE and the beauty is just breathtaking. Spend time here… don't rush through it. Take a book and sit by the lake. It's a beautiful living work of... More 

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Staffordshire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

These are really delightful gardens set alongside the lake. Although fairly formal they have a very relaxed and informal feel to them. Villa is privately owned and not open to the public. It looks beautiful. These were probably our favourite gardens on Lake Como

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Visited Melzi in Mid October. Great gardens and architecture...superb vistas of Lake Como...If staying in Bellagio you really must take the short walk to Melzi and stroll around and get lost. The property, lawns, trails, pathways, shrubs were very well maintained - much more enjoyable and much better maintained than Carlotta (in Tremezzo) or Monastera (in Varenna). (The only superior... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

Don't miss this garden if you're going to Bellagio. You'll need a good couple of hours to do it justice, but it's absolutely worth it-as the hundreds of photos I took will attest when I get home!

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Long Beach, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I loved the hillside Gardens of Villa Melzi. The views of Lake Como, the family chapel, the small museum with historical artifacts, the Moorish-style temple, the statutes and landscaping. And to think, I almost didn’t visit Villa Melzi. After seeing two other gardens, (Giardini Botanici in Varenna and Villa Carlotta in Tremezzo) I thought, do I need to see another?... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

i wish, like George Clooney, i too could own such a property along Lago di Como. Beautiful lawns, different trees and ofcourse the lake views make this place to die for...

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