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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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This villa is a must see when in the region, I repeat, a MUST SEE! It is located on a peninsula jutting out into Lake Como and offers uninterrupted views of the lake and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

If you're a Star Wars or James Bond fan then it's fun to walk around the gardens and relive the scenes that were filmed here! Apart from that, there's not much to do, but it's so beautiful it's worth the trip. You can get there by boat or walk - we walked and it takes about 20 mins.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We stayed in Varenna and our visit to this villa was included in our Lake Como water taxi tour.....well worth it! Arriving by boat was great.....then straight onto a tour of the interior. Our tour guide was lovely, and we found everything quite fascinating ......from the chandeliers to the collections of relics from all over the world! The beautifully manicured... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This villa is a must see when in the region, I repeat, a MUST SEE! It is located on a peninsula jutting out into Lake Como and offers uninterrupted views of the lake and the villages along it's banks. The gardens are manicured to perfection and every time you turn your head you'll be offered another new and stunning vista.... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Great arrival by boat, private tour of the 17 rooms. We even saw the hidden stairs. My preferred room is the attic where all the souvenirs of the expedition are displayed.

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Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

One of the most beautiful spots on the Lake. Go by boat to see how incredible this place is. It's no wonder this location was chosen for the movie Casino Royale. Incredible views of the lake and surrounding villages with the majestic mountains surrounding. One of the most beautiful places on earth.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Were staying in Varenna and took the ferry to Lenno. Very pleasant 20 minute walk up to the villa about half of it through the woods. I can"t believe people complain about this! The villa is located on a small peninsula in Lake Como snd the views are beautiful on all sides from the multitiered gardens. Dont miss the tour... More 

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Great afternoon, beautiful villa, very good guide around this interesting house. I wish national trust properties in the UK were so well presented. Immaculate gardens with stunning peninsula views of the lake. We chose to walk through the shady approach from the free beach car park. This gave nice lake views on our way there. Would recommend if you like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

If your around Lake Como you've got to check this place out, it really is stunning and hard to describe.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

was there for a wedding and its a fairy tale location with amazing views, amazing food and an unmatcheable atmosphere

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Stunningly beautiful, if you are visiting Lake Como you really have to go see this place. Get the boat or bus to Lenno, then get the speedboat round from near Lido di Lenno. Don't walk to the villa, for a few euro the speedboat taxi is a great experience. I would also highly recommend the tour of the interior. The... More 

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