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Villa del Balbianello

Via Comoedia 5, 22016 Tremezzina, Italy
+39 0344 56110
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Villa Balbianello and Flavors of Lake Como Walking and Boating Full-Day Tour
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Via Comoedia 5, 22016 Tremezzina, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The journey itself is wonderful as it is only accessible by water (Menaggiowatertaxi is an an excellent way there!). But once you are at the villa, the scenery and views are breathtaking. The gardens are immaculate and every angle is amazing. We took a guided...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This place is a must visit when holidaying in Como. We travelled by boat from Como up to Lido, we then took a short walk to the taxi stop which took us around the lake to the Villa. The entrance fee is 20 euros per...More

Thank hubbotrelo
Reviewed 6 days ago

The house was fascinating and the guide was excellent. Beyond that I was left feeling angry and exploited. We chose to walk to the villa rather than wait for the water taxi - there was nothing to warn us of this awful mistake. The approach...More

1  Thank wal4d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing views of Lake Como. Gorgeous gardens. Breathtaking photos from all angles. No wonder so many folks get married here. The gardens are amazing. The house and the tour are okay, but I don't think it was worth it. House is decorated as last owner's...More

Thank danweis07
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed an amazing evening where we arrived at the villa by water taxi wandering through amazing walkways and gardens for drinks at the loggia. This villa is simply a stunning setting which exemplifies the beauty and romance the gardens and villas Lake Como are...More

Thank janeclough1
Reviewed 1 week ago

on holiday to lake como we had heard of this beautiful villa and decided to explore . the villa is near the town of Leno and we walked through the piazza towards the lake and turned right . follow the trail on foot or take...More

Thank graham b
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in a group by water taxi and had a guided tour with time to look round the gardens on our own. Best check - I think tours are only available by pre-booking and the villa is not open on a Monday. Really interesting...More

Thank Simon F
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was so beautiful, but a hard walk to get to the Villa. Worth every step if you can make it. The house was also extremely beautiful, 5 stories, also not an easy tour. Took the grounds+house tour. Our tour guide was very well informed....More

1  Thank jdedwards48
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Known as the 'James Bond' Villa we loved the ferry to Lenno and then the walk along the front to the Villa. We took the shorter walk to the Villa. The gardens are beautiful but not huge and the views of the Lake are wonderful...More

1  Thank Stuart J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited both this villa and villa Carlotta and this was so much better!!! (More expensive at 20 E each, no senior rate) but you get a guided tour into a comfortable former home. The guide made the villa and its story come alive! The...More

1  Thank Fsulaw1
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HI! How is the weather now in Lake Como like? Travelling there next week and some recent photos show that people are wearing heavy scarves and jackets. Is it still cold?
9 May 2017|
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Response from Jeff W | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Varenna from the 15th through to the 27th. We had good weather sunny right through to the 24th/25th when we had rain. During the first 9 to 10 days it was very warm in the sunshine but cool in the shade. Most... More
Which days can i walk up to the Villa and not use the boat? Various guidebooks say only Tue, Sat, and Sun, but the website says "Every day (except on Monday and Wednesday) the crossover from Lenno is allowed (about 1 km)". I am planning to visit on a Thursday.
28 April 2017|
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Response from Fondoambiente | Property representative |
Hi, you can walk every days except on Monday and Wednesday, so Thursday
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Thasama J
1. How much for taxi boat from Lenno to this Villa? 7 Euro for one way or round trip? 2. If I take C10 bus from Como, what is the nearest bus stop in Lenno to walk to this villa ? Bar ambra or Chiesa? Thanks
22 April 2017|
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Response from Fondoambiente | Property representative |
7 euro is round trip the nearest bus stop is chiesa (Church) see you soon!
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