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We walked here and walked inside to discover we could look around for free. A lovely building built in the neo-classical style in 1782-1797. The word Olmo means Elm. The 100 year old elm no longer exists.
The villa is only used now for exhibitions...More
We went to walk around the grounds and find if we could go inside as well. Unfortunately, staging was being erected for some event so it spoiled all the photo opportunities and we couldn't go inside - lots of security people about! The villa looked...More
On advice from our Airbnb host in Como central, we walked the
scenic path (about 2km) to this gorgeous spot. Once we arrived we were in awe of the place. Me, because of the architecture, interesting statues, lovely fountain feature, gorgeous gardens & perfect photo...More
The Villa built alongside the lake with lakeside garden. Most of the events, fashion shows, and exhibitions are organized here.
The lakeside gardens are freely accessible during the daytime. Check out the light & show event in the evening.
The villa is quite a long walk from the centre of Como town, so bear that in mind before heading over there. The villa is free to enter and look around, but the rooms are bare and the explanations are not very detailed. Some rooms...More
There are a number of villas along the shore of lake Como and this is the only one that allows visitors.It is a beautiful building interesting features ,the grand staircase being the most prominent.
It is free to get in but without furniture it is...More
Beautiful villa on bank of Lake Como. Large green gardens with huge trees for shade when its too hot. Really impressed that access to the grounds and toilets are free. Good base with walk way and path beside the lake. Lovely.