Villa Monastero

Villa Monastero, Varenna: Address, Phone Number, Villa Monastero Reviews: 4.5/5

Villa Monastero
4.5
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Leslie C.
5 contributions
A garden not to be forgotten
Sep 2020
I've seen many a garden, botanical and otherwise, but this must be the most beautiful of all. The location alone, just above Lake Como with the mountains in the background and the exquisitely landscaped terrain leaves an unforgettable impression. Even the stone wall framing the garden is a work of art. The garden winds it's way along the shore of the lake, offering one outlook more captivating than the other. This is romantic Italy at its finest.
Written September 29, 2020
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Katie
Winchester, UK7 contributions
Could have been a lot nicer
Aug 2020 • Couples
For the price we paid for the entry to the garden we couldn’t have expected a lot. We didn’t enter the villa monastero itself, however we were almost disappointed by the garden. If it hadn’t been for the beautiful weather and views it wouldn’t have been worth the while. The garden had barely any flowers in bloom and it all seemed a little run down. Also seemed like it hadn’t been watered in a while. If we returned to Varenna, I would go again in hopes that we’d be a little more lucky in how the garden was presented. It had the potential to be a stunning area.
Written August 12, 2020
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Wedding Photographer Italy
Milan, Italy41 contributions
Great place for a wedding photo shooting
Oct 2019
If you like the north of Italy and Lake Como, this is a great place for a wedding and individual photo session. I recommend.
Written January 23, 2020
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LondonNefertiti
Greater London, UK1,324 contributions
Lovely even in the rain.
Oct 2019
When you get off the ferry turn right and keep walking and you will reach these beautiful gardens in about 10-15 mins right on the shore of Lake Como. The wisteria will look stunning when it is in flower, probably even better from the Lake. A long thin garden which only had another couple of other visitors on a rainy October morning. Peaceful place to sit and contemplate.
Written November 10, 2019
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rmeryl
Seattle, WA5 contributions
Beautiful
Jun 2019
Loved wandering in this garden. The villa was pretty spectacular too. Great on a hot day, lovely breeze off the lake. Enchanting view.
Written November 6, 2019
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soulefultraveler
Sun City West, AZ1,758 contributions
Lovely gardens
Oct 2019
Even on an overcast day - lovely gardens in a spectacular setting. Short walk from the town. Large variety of plants and trees, all marked. Nice place for a stroll.
Written November 4, 2019
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stenberg2012
Moscow, Russia48 contributions
As lovely as it can be ))
Oct 2019
Personally and honestly - Varenna is the best small town in lake Como. Gorgeous view, cosy cafes )) The park around the Villa Monastero is amazing !
Written October 25, 2019
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Food1951
6 contributions
Villa Monastero
Sep 2019 • Couples
Beautiful gardens and lovely view of lake Como. We were there later in the day . So it was a quick look in the garden..
Written October 16, 2019
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Gazaweya
Anaheim, CA94 contributions
Small but beautiful
Oct 2019 • Couples
Lovely garden and small villa. The cost is high considering it is such a small place but worth the visit. I would recommend the gardens but not the villa.
Written October 15, 2019
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Sissel S
Oslo, Norway18 contributions
Beautiful garden
Oct 2019 • Friends
The garden had a lot to offer even mid october. Impressing selection of trees, palms, flowers and sculptures. Parts of the garden were under restauration. Nice benches were you can sit and enjoy the lake view with the surrounding mountains.
Written October 13, 2019
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