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Villa Monastero

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Address: Varenna, Italy
Phone Number: 0341830129
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Beautiful

It was free to walk around so I gave it 5 stars. Two couples whom I met at the hotel invited me along for the walk in the garden.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was free to walk around so I gave it 5 stars. Two couples whom I met at the hotel invited me along for the walk in the garden.

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Thank Nonaleyone
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely gardens in a stunning setting. Really fabulous place and well worth visiting. Interesting plants and lots of character with beautiful fountains and sculptures/flower pots.

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in Fiumelatte and walked in to Varenna and back twice a day past this beautiful garden - we wished we could have walked through it every day! We visited properly on our first day and it was really peaceful, with unparalleled views of the lake. The little vantage points were so cute - especially the turret with the... More 

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Thank 828Kat
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The gardens follow the lake, winding down in lanes of exotic trees and shrubs. It is an amazing place to spend a couple of magical hours with your loved one, with beautiful views of como lake and charming varenna

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Thank Yas961
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A picture perfect retreat from the busy waterfront. In Varenna, must be visited for the lake and landscape.

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Thank Stephen Z
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Quite beautiful gardens running along the coast for over a kilometre. The museum is well worth a visit and contains some super furniture and moderate art.

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Thank David P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Firstly, the town of Varenna is definitely worth a visit. It's a very pretty and much more relaxed experience than Bellagio (which we found to be crowded, tacky and overated during high season). The gardens at the Villa are beautifully laid out and quite peaceful with opportunities for shade on a hot day. They even had a calming effect on... More 

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Karlskrona, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful and tranquil place located in Varenna. Offers magnificent views of the lake and views towards Varenna. Needs a little maintenance?

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Catch the mid-lake shuttle ferry to Varenna which is a very picturesque village with a lovely winding path along the waterfront which leads you to the stairs and road to Villa Monastero. Enjoy the stunning lake views as you walk through the terraced gardens which are perched on a narrow strip of land between the lake and a road. The... More 

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Thank Ros E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At five Euros per adult (less for students) this garden, in the extremely picturesque town of Varenna on Lake Como, provides a tranquil and joyful experience and full value for money. The fact that it borders the lake enhances the experience. The garden is full of little treasures such as a lakeside gazebo, statues and interesting planting. It is of... More 

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