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i Giardini di Villa Melzi

Lungolario Manzoni, 22021 Bellagio, Italy
+39 339 457 3838
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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 to October every day 9.30 am to' 6.30 pm
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Lungolario Manzoni, 22021 Bellagio, Italy
+39 339 457 3838
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We paid the admission although the villa was closed. The gardens are beautiful , even in the beginning of November. Autumn colors abound. They front Lake Como with gorgeous views. Unusual horticulture . This is a great walk to get back to the water taxi.

Thank lfbmonkey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Taking the walk along Lake Como and ending up at the Villa Melzi gardens is a must if you are near Bellagio. Unusual and beautiful specimens of trees and bushes are also home to a variety of birds which are mesmerizing to watch. Grand gardens...More

Thank jbsalee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed nearby in Bellagio and though this would be a nice way to spend an hour before lunch. Gardens are beautiful and it was very quiet in October therefore our two boys had a ball exploring without being kept on a short leash. It had...More

Thank Derek M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the popular villas to visit in Bellagio. It’s a reasonable fee to get in and you get given a map to guide you of all the flora, fauna + landmarks when walking around. It is on a few levels so wear comfortable shoes...More

Thank Shung1809
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit , but take a drink as no cafe. Went you get to the far end of the gardens you can leave by the back gate and visit a local cafe, just show your ticket to re enter. Very interesting gardens with...More

Thank 19chelsea70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens are just lovely. The autumn leaves with views of the setting sun over the lake! So stunning. I'm not a huge lover of trees and plants but was such a beautiful and peaceful way to spend an hour or two.

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The grounds at Villa Melzi are very beautiful and offer a fantastic vantage point over the lake. not to be missed!

Thank graceawilliams
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Take a walk through the gardens at dusk and you wont be disappointed. The water sparkles and you might be lucky enough to hear the church bells peeling while the sun sets over the lake. The grounds are beautifully maintained and it's not a very...More

Thank Travelzen101
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This is an amazing botanical garden with statuary and a villa built in the early 1800's. Along the lake is an avenue of plane trees. Very romantic and inspiring

Thank simivalley1699
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

A beiutiful setting with alot of photo opportunities. The gardens are manicured to perfection and the grounds are exceptionally clean and serene. Many varieties of plants and flowers with spectecular exploding colors..the only reason i gave this a 4 is because the villa is closed...More

Thank Sal C
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Nancy V
26 April 2017|
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Response from Whyatt G | Reviewed this property |
The opening hours on Sunday 30 April 2017, and daily between March and October, are 9.30am to 6.30pm. This may vary on Public Holidays and can be checked via the attraction's website.
Artem R
1 March 2016|
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Response from POTTERS-LONDON | Reviewed this property |
According to the website the gardens do not open until 24th March 2016.
18 December 2015|
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Response from AnaZad | Reviewed this property |
I visited it at the end of September, and yes, I also heard that it's closed in January.