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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...more
Lungolario Manzoni, 22021 Bellagio, Italy
+39 333 487 7427
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All reviews beautiful garden full bloom lake como entrance fee english style japanese garden nice walk family chapel short walk day pass plants and trees small chapel manicured gardens couple of hours san giovanni an easy walk sunny day
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely space to visit, to meditate, to take pictures, definitively insta-spot. A very calm place to relax.

Thank Angélica O
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are staying in Bellagio for several days in town, I highly recommend buying a 2 day pass - only 2 euro more. We had perfect weather so went twice around 5 pm (they close at 6:30). Great location just at the end of...More

Thank elizhoop
Reviewed 1 week ago

The property is right on the lake with great views of the lake and area. The garden is pretty standard Italian style as are the buildings. House was closed so a bit expensive.

Thank David U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We used the gardens to get from our apartment to the centre of Bellagio, cutting out a hazardous walk along a narrow road. It wasnt busy when we were there in the middle of September which I'm sure helped with the sense of calm and...More

Thank wood55y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the combination of an interesting botanical garden with the enchanting views of lake and mountains. The (outside of the) villa is not particularly astonishing and the interiors can not be accessed because private. In our opinion the price of 6.50 € is too...More

Thank mik_kele_yay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a good stroll to see some pretty trees and enjoy the lake. Pretty chapel. No entry into the house. Worth seeing if you’re already in Bellagio, but not worth a special trip there.

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited these gardens recently, lovely established gardens with plenty of shaded areas as we were there on a hot day. It’s a beautiful setting on the Lake which stretches quite a way and is a beautiful walk.

Thank Jennifer0908
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's an easy walk from Bellagio's main square to this stunning old family home on the edge of Lake Como. The gardens are simply beautiful and a fist entry price of €6.00 is worth every cent. On a sunny day the views are breathtaking.

Thank pisang
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose to tour the gardens of this villa on a day when it could be rainy at any time. The villa is a short walk from the town docks, so we could go for cover if it rained and then return. The gardens were...More

Thank jwhome100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit Bellagio put this visit on your to do list. Beautiful trees, all are very well arranged and well maintained, outstanding view of the lake! Very clean, very green.

Thank cristina d
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David M
16 June 2018|
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Response from Lewis C | Reviewed this property |
Just a short walk along the lake front
11 May 2018|
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Response from Evren34 | Reviewed this property |
No, you don’t. We simply went there and bought the tickets at the entry.
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.