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Villa del Balbianello

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Address: Via Comoedia 5, 22016 Tremezzina, Italy
Phone Number: 0344 56110
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Description: Built in the late 16th century and only reached by boat from Sala...
Built in the late 16th century and only reached by boat from Sala Comacina, this magnificent villa is known for its picturesque gardens, which exclusively feature flowers and trees the colors of the Italian flag: green, white and red.
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We had heard this described as a "must-see" although the film connections made me a little suspicious, not wanting to be a part of some kind of Disney experience. This villa... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We had heard this described as a "must-see" although the film connections made me a little suspicious, not wanting to be a part of some kind of Disney experience. This villa surpassed my expectations in almost every way: the views are stunningly beautiful, the the grounds are well laid out and the tour of the house is interesting and worthwhile... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We were recommended to take the guided tour of this vila & were so pleased we did! Amazing collection & beautiful interiors. Gardens small but amazing views. Certainly worth a visit

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We went on a tour of the villa via the Belliagio water limousines. The boat ride over was incredible and it was great to approach the villa via boat. You can also walk from Lenno or get a taxi boat from Lenno (€7 pp for a return). Our trip included a private tour of the villa which really made the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Beautiful villa - a must to visit. Excellent guided tour with so much to see, very interesting. Can walk to it from Lenno or approach by boat for the best views. Don't forget your camera as it is so picturesque.

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Alexandria, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Among most of the villas at Como lake, we chose Villa Balbianello for its magnificent location and beauty. You can reach the villa by speed boat which drops right in front of it or take off at lenno stop & enjoy your way to the villa for about 20 minutes walk. Alot of nice photos can be captured at this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Interesting building on a spectacular site. Very good guide 'Elena'. the building houses a collection of artefacts from the Count. Would recommend the walk to the villa.

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Issaquah, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Right from the boat ride out to the Villa it was love at first site. Everything you can romanticize about an Italian villa on Lago di Como. The guided tour was fantastic, since the villa has a rich history. The grounds were lovely but the heart of the show was inside the villa with the various rooms, their intended purposes,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Visited Villa del Balbianello whilst staying in Bellagio. The walk to get to it is uphill. You have a choice of a 20 minute walk or 45 minute walk. If you go by boat it’s quicker and easier but at an additional cost! As the property is an FAI (Fondo Ambiente Italiano) – a discount is given for being a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Took a short walk from Lenno over. Visitors may want to try taking the water taxi over for a quicker and really special experience of arriving straight in the garden by the lake. Though it rained a little, the entire place just holds its beauty unmatched, possibly the best part of Lake Como to visit. If only it was less... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit ,the gardens are terrific and take a guided tour through the buildings ,so much history .

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Additional Information about Villa del Balbianello

Address: Via Comoedia 5, 22016 Tremezzina, Italy
Phone Number: 0344 56110
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Tremezzina
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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