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National Monument and Private Gardens This magnificent villa, built in 1808 for the Duke Francesco Melzi d'Eril, assistant to General Napoleon, is one of the most emblematic examples of neo-classicism in Lombardy.....The Gardens Are visitable March...more
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All reviews beautiful garden full bloom lake como english style japanese garden nice walk entrance fee family chapel day pass plants and trees small chapel short walk manicured gardens san giovanni couple of hours worth a visit an easy walk
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Matteo Cuzzola Photography: Perfect for photoshooting of couples, engagements and elopements. Italian gardens, japanese corner full of colours. Lake view just awesome. A gazebo for a small elopement.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ideal place for an evening stroll right on the bank of Lake Como. Has some beautiful marble statues and huge trees of various varieties. Lawns are well-kept. Can have a peaceful evening there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chittsey
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We left the car at San Giovanni and walked along the gardens of villa mezzi. Eventhough you have to pay it is worth it. Beautiful gardens, huge bamboo, very nice view on the lake. It is not huge, but the atmosphere is very relaxing. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mhaushh14
Reviewed 5 November 2018

The Villa Melzi gardens are an unexpected gem -- not because they're unknown, but because of their refined beauty that unfolds in layer after layer of plantings. The gardens are beautifully structured but not formal in any way -- showing a design sensibility that avoids...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank BobRosenNY
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Pretty park but the restaurant on the far side is the real gem! Alle Darsene is the name of the restaurant. You can see my review on that as well. Here are some pictures I took, pretty place!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

This is a fantastic place to escape the tourists and the crowds. The walk here from town is easy and the walk around the gardens were pleasurable and relaxing. Beautiful space. Had we thought about it, we would have grabbed a picnic and spent even...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MsColorado
Reviewed 31 October 2018

This is a lovely place to wander through. Easy walk from the centre of town. The gardens are extensive and easy to walk through in an hour or so. Many photo opportunities. Quiet place to relax and take in beautiful views of Lake Como.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Easygoingadventure
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We loved our wander through this beautiful garden. While the villa is not open (at lease when we were there), the gardens and the spectacular lake setting make this a very worthwhile visit. The statuary is also beautiful!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cmahls
Reviewed 24 October 2018

A great place to spend a couple of hours exploring the gardens on the shoreline of Lake Como. Some absolutely amazing views and we were lucky enough to see the leaves starting to change colors which made a great show.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chris W
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We arrived Bellagio in the afternoon. After checking in to our hotel, taking a walk in this villa was so relaxing. Light was soft and the villa is facing west, so you could have lots of good pictures. Not a lots of tourist since it's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jubran5
1 December 2018|
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Response from Wedding_Photographer | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jubran5, the gardens are closed until March. You can visit Bellagio and Varenna that are very romantic in winter.
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David M
16 June 2018|
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Response from Lewis C | Reviewed this property |
Just a short walk along the lake front
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bardrichard
11 May 2018|
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Response from Evren34 | Reviewed this property |
No, you don’t. We simply went there and bought the tickets at the entry.
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