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Villa Visconti Borromeo Litta

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Five Star Attraction

This is a fascinating place to visit, we were part of a small group of 15 people and we had a... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2018
An amazing surprise

If you're having a holiday in Lombardy in the period from May to October, the Villa and... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
Saronno, Lombardia, Italy
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Reviewed December 20, 2018

This is a fascinating place to visit, we were part of a small group of 15 people and we had a excellent guide. The original palace was started about 1585 but the Grotto was built between 16th and 18th centuries. The surprise water features have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

If you're having a holiday in Lombardy in the period from May to October, the Villa and particularly its Ninfeo, a sort of artificial grotto, rich with stone mosaics, statues and awesome water tricks, is worth a visit. Kids can also enjoy the visit. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Cyberchiara2014
Reviewed September 2, 2017

This nice Villa is near Milano, and has wonderful gardens, flowers and statues , a spectacular Villa of the family of Visconties who had many importance and power in this lakes region, later on reigns V. Borromeus; The nice parks with a subtropical climate, have...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Manuela L
Reviewed August 29, 2017

I have been several times both day time and night time and all I can say is it is just amazing to watch from a far as it is to visit, the whole surroundings are just breath taking.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank jhoakwood
Reviewed July 9, 2017

We only found this by accident, we were looking for something to fill a few hours and being quite close gave it a go. First off an English speaking guide as found much to our appreciation, the group was only made up of five so...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank GaryHadleigh
Reviewed May 26, 2017

The Villa was a beautiful surprise for us with the ninfeo and its water games. Visconte Litta was a creative, and playful man and the atmosphere inside and outside the Villa seemed so dreamy that made us feel like we were on holiday. The touristic...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Valentina D
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

The original glamour is plain to see, but a poor attempt at restoration. We were made welcome, and had a guide to ourselves for just 4 euros each (I think we got lucky), but I wouldn't go back. We didn't visit the nymphaeum or the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 20, 2016

The hidden beauty of the Villa Litta in Lainate was breathtaking. The picturesque garden made us feel like to romantic lovers in a movie, strolling along the gorgeous grass banks surrounded by breathtaking sculptures and beautiful fountains. They even have a greenhouse where exquisite specialty...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank willisbrits
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

One of Rome's most delightful and refine address. An exquisitely sophisticated simplicity that will undoubtedly suit the connoisseur. Intimate setting. No fancy fanfare. Just good taste. The restaurant has an equally exquisite cuisine. Italian recipes brought to a new high. A must when in Rome....More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Nathalie G
Reviewed August 30, 2016

A beautiful spot. The guide was most enthusiastic and the tour was interesting. The grounds were gorgeous too. Worth checking out if you're close by.

Date of experience: August 2016
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