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Varenna, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I really love Varenna. Very peaceful, tranquil, and almost no sound when you enjoy the beauty of the scenery. The villa top it all, very well maintained and nice for walking. Just sitting in the garden villa is so serene and admiring the lake, speechless!!

Thank Sugijarta
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is stunning...the gardens and views are the highlight. The actual villa is abit boring to be honest.

Thank TheWoodsFamily4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Greatly enjoyed visiting this garden during a day trip to Varenna, Bellagio and Como. This garden is located in the lovely village of Varenna. Both are well worth visiting. Clean, beautiful and charming! We took a train from Milan (55 minute ride) and were able...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely stunning gardens and breathtaking views over Lake Como. Only a short walk from the ferry, train station and through the picturesque town and well worth a visit when in Varenna!

2  Thank VitaPat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice gardens that run along the lake for a good distance. Many varieties of plants from flowers to fruit trees. Very relaxing environment. The home is well appointed and typical of the times. Limited gift shop. Up the hill to get there! Nice visit...More

Thank Robyn C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon this and were so glad we found it. The plants are all exceptionally well cared for and some very unusual ones all laid out logically, but designed to create fantastic spaces. The palms were delightful and I've never seen so many fruiting...More

Thank GerbilQueen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views relaxed atmosphere, romantic, can stay for hours. We shot so many beautiful pictures. It's not so crowded like some other villas.

Thank NadaP46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You get to go into many rooms of the villa - very well documented with extraordinary art and furnishings. The gardens and lake views as you walk the property are astounding

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens were very pretty and offered great views of both Fiumelatte and Vareena. It was one of the nicer spots to take photos with Vareena (and the lake!) in the background.

Thank AndrewANZ08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our visit to this villa when staying in Varenna recently. Whilst the inside of the villa is well-preserved and presented, the garden and views across the lake were the real highlight of our visit. The length of the property and sheer vastness of...More

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1 March 2018|
Response from Joyce P | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if it is open. But, however if it is not open, you can walk along the road about 7 feet from above it and actually see it all from the road.
13 August 2017|
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Response from Dawn C | Reviewed this property |
Hi there is a multi storey car park across the road. Enjoy
15 April 2017|
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Response from Carolcazza11 | Reviewed this property |
We were staying in Menaggio so we took the ferry to Varenna. This took less than 20 mins and was very cheap and a lovely way to see the lake.