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Villa Carlotta

Via Regina 2, 22016 Tremezzina, Italy
+39 0344 40405
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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 basin between lake and mountains, facing the dolomite Grignas and the peninsula of Bellagio.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Via Regina 2, 22016 Tremezzina, Italy
+39 0344 40405
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Not sure what I expected. Pleasant location and simple gardens but not as extensive as I would have liked. Some interesting furniture.

Thank GaryPerth60
Reviewed 4 days ago

This Villa situated on the banks of Lake Como is not only magnificent, but the location and the settings and the gardens and the views are truly spectacular. You feel the past and you can only dream of what was. It has a wonderful garden...More

Thank passionrules
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great gardens a real must see and make sure you go in the house as well. Coffee shop seemed expensive and possibly a bit fancy. Worth the money.

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A magnificent house with wonderful artefacts - but if you like gardens, this is the place for you. The paths are well signed, there are short and long walks (90 mins), you'll be amazed by the variety of the flowers and trees. We loved the...More

1  Thank ACL3112
Reviewed 1 week ago

Their are lake ferries from Belaggio and Veranna to the ferry dock at Villa Carlotta. Alternatively, their are two other ferry docks approx 500 metres in either direction. its a one minute walk from the ferry to the villa entrance. Their is a range of...More

1  Thank OdieUK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Villa Carlotta is easy to get to by the mid lake ferry and makes a great stopping off point. The villa is well marked out and the garden routes easy to follow. I was a little disappointed that in mid August there were few flowering...More

Thank JanCanning
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Please do not miss spending the afternoon at Villa Carlotta. Magnificent views of lake Como....beautiful gardens. Perfect!

Thank lisat415
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the gardens. Enormous and well kept, some very well presented sections. A long or short route through helped sign post the best parts. The house was interesting too and very grand. Some terrific views from both house and garden. Didn't use it but the...More

Thank ESMG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Of course you have to like garden and trees otherwise the visit will be bothersome. Please enjoy the great view of the lake on the top of the garden with the olive tree. The house it self is like a small museum for music, painting,...More

Thank Antoine C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens are full of hidden gems. I particularly enjoyed the bamboo garden where I could see many types of them in one place.

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14 July 2017|
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Response from cords52 | Reviewed this property |
No parking onsite, only on the road. Watch out for restrictions. Depending on where you are coming from, an alternative is to leave your car somewhere else, and catch the ferry. Whatever you choose to do, Villa Carlotta is... More
28 June 2017|
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Response from Robert A | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall the cost but it's reasonable. We have also been there in October and it is worth the visit.
1 May 2017|
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Response from Jeff W | Reviewed this property |
I AM VERY SORRY BUT the villa Carlotta did not make us aware that it was affiliated to The National Trust. This happened to us several times but good news they are very helpful and on two occasions where we were aware we... More