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Villa Carlotta welcomes you with its magnificent botanic garden and art masterpieces in over 70.000 square metres of gardens and museum. The beautiful villa was built at the end of XVII century by the Milanese marquis Giorgio Clerici in a natural...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Via Regina 2, 22016, Tremezzina, Italy
+39 0344 40405
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All reviews lake como bamboo garden top floor extensive gardens botanical gardens ferry stop worth a visit full bloom plants and trees the main attraction couple of hours gardens are lovely on display walk around entrance fee stunning views two hours
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Beautiful gardens overlooking Lake Como, with different vistas round every corner. Take time to walk through and admire the specialist planting before entering the villa. Enjoyed good coffee on the terrace and a freshly prepared light lunch in the old glasshouse.The photographic exhibition in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank R-JDavidson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a view of the lake from this gorgeous property. I could not stop taking pictures. The tour is ok, the house and it’s history interesting but the views steal the show.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NanHB
Reviewed 6 November 2018

we were told about this villa and it's gardens while on holiday so thought we would pay it a visit before we left. the walk around the gardens took us a couple of hours and though it wasn't as colourful as we would have liked...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank eamonn s
Reviewed 27 October 2018

With a copy of my passport I got the OAP entrance rate of €8. First I looked at the house, lots to see, but not much furniture - sculptures and pictures mainly, together with great views over the lake. The gardens are very well laid...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Margo37
Reviewed 27 October 2018

It was a dank day, little sign of the sun, so we decided to visit Villa Carlotta, right next to our hotel and we were there as soon as it opened. That gave us an almost private viewing of both the villa and the garden....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stanmansurrey
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Pay to visit this villa and if you areply elderly ask for the cheaper concession ticket. Lovely building shows how the rich and famous used to live. Even Napoleon stayed here. Some of the rooms are exquisitely decorated and furnished. It's a photographers dream. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TravellerDoug
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

The gardens are spectacular along with the views over the lake. A pleasant 45 minute walk (90 if you want to see everything) followed by an interesting time in the Villa itself which has an excellent collection of art. Make sure you look up when...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve-wgip
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We spent a few hours here one sunny afternoon, wandering around the beautiful gardens – we chose the long, red, route – enjoying the vantage points from which to view the Lago as well as Bellagio in the distance. A simple lunch in the cafe,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pierdvido
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We have visited this property in june and all the garden was amazing. We taken the 1,5 hour tour and we visited also the villa with the rooms where was lived the princess Carlotta.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cristian_mihalache
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Villa Carlotta. The entrance fee was reasonable. The signage was clear. We walked the red route through the pretty gardens. The villa itself was very interesting. Hopefully the audio tour will be ready soon. We would recommend this place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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22 August 2018|
Response from buob2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hello I cannot recall seeing any dogs with owners on day we visited garden. Suggest contacting them for clarification Or check website for that info Good luck
13 July 2018|
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Response from MustafaR_13 | Reviewed this property |
The ticket to villa Carlotta is not expensive, around €6 for garden and villa No discounts were posted except for seniors
11 May 2018|
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Response from RosciadiMontepulcian | Reviewed this property |
Hi -- sorry I just saw this now so not sure if it will be in time. We bought tickets the same day.