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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 full bloom worth a visit 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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Reviewed November 6, 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 October 27, 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 October 27, 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 October 25, 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 October 24, 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 October 22, 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 October 21, 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 October 19, 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
Thank Wandering-J-USA
Reviewed October 17, 2018

This villa has a big garden with a lot of flowers, and shows the interior of the villa. Easy to do in an hour.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Shihe H
Reviewed October 17, 2018

The villa is interesting, mostly because of the art and sculpture inside. But the real worth of the villa visit are the gardens here. They have a variety of walking options depending on the amount of time you have. I think we took the longest...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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August 21, 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
July 13, 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
May 11, 2018|
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Response from Joyce J | 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.