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Address: Via Comoedia 5, 22016 Tremezzina, Italy
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+39 0344 56110
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Built in the late 16th century and only reached by boat from Sala Comacina,...

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. The villa is currently closed, it will open to the public on March 11th 2017.

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beautiful gardens, beautiful villa, refinement

Refinement. Too often, the European castels and villas make me feel inconfortable as they are too big and are too ''bling bling''. This one is different. The gardens, the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Natasha C
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Refinement. Too often, the European castels and villas make me feel inconfortable as they are too big and are too ''bling bling''. This one is different. The gardens, the difference points of views, the library, the villa itself. Wow!

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Jaguariuna, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the places I most enjoyed while traveling around Lake Como. Yes, everything around the lake is beautiful but Villa Del Balbianello is really worth visiting and spending time - I was lucky to arrive a few minutes before sunset and the view was astonishing.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

hello I knew that all villas in lake Como are closed.But are the gardens of the villas are closed also?Please reply to me

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Solvang, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

This is a beautiful way to spend a few hours in a small village near Lake Como. Our tour guide did a great job - telling us the history and the personality behind this Villa. We took the water taxi from Como to the Tremezzina port and walked up to the Villa. We loved the tour itself, the history, the... More 

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Youngsville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

Our tour was arranged by the great folks of Il Porticciolo Viaggi excursions. Even though it poured, the comfortable excursion boat met us at the Grand Hotel Menaggio and our large group exited the pool area directly to the boat and made our way to Villa del Balbianello. Inside the Villa was historically and visually beautiful. This site was of... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

Gorgeous and historic place to visit during your travels! This is definitely a must see when in Lake Como and an amazing photo opportunities around every corner. Make sure you stop for gelato on your way back!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

It's magical! Spend 2 - 3 hours on a sunny afternoon. Location, backdrop and overall garden landscape is breathtaking. Was good to visit the Vila and understand history if you are into it. It's bit of a walk and hike from the water bus station, around 30 minutes. you can take a water taxi if you are not able to... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

We were fortunate enough to make a private tour to the Vila del Balbianello with an expert local guide. We were also lucky enough to tour the Vila interior which was incredible.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Extraordinary. Must see. Take the tour. We are not "tour people," but this one was worth it. Enriching, enlightening and quite fascinating.

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Lincolnshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Really good tour of amazing house and gardens. Great to hear the history of the place. Amazing views in every direction. Long walk from entrance to ticket office on hillside, even via the easier route. UK National Trust members get a sizeable discount.

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