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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lake como” (237 reviews)
“bamboo garden” (29 reviews)
“top floor” (35 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Via Regina 2, 22016, Tremezzina, Italy
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+39 0344 40405
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"lake como"
in 237 reviews
"bamboo garden"
in 29 reviews
"top floor"
in 35 reviews
"extensive gardens"
in 22 reviews
"botanical gardens"
in 33 reviews
"full bloom"
in 34 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 61 reviews
"ferry stop"
in 30 reviews
"the main attraction"
in 15 reviews
"plants and trees"
in 17 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 35 reviews
"beautiful grounds"
in 17 reviews
"on display"
in 17 reviews
"walk around"
in 16 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 19 reviews
"two hours"
in 18 reviews
"azaleas"
in 126 reviews
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

We spent the morning touring these magnificent gardens. The walk was easy and meandered perfectly through the property. You can choose to do one of 3 walks, short, medium or long. The sounds and sights were incredible and the Villa was beautiful. A definite must...More

Thank Catalina C
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Long a required stop on the grand tour of Lake Como, the Villa Carlotta reveals itself to be slightly faded, even tatty attraction notable mainly for its gardens. Visited in blooming season, the extensive grounds can be an explosion of color; in off-season, however, the...More

1  Thank Kirk E
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

One of our day trips from bilagio very easy to find from the ferry port Once inside what a wonderful peaceful garden Great well recommend this place

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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

The gardens of Villa Carlotta are not to be missed when you visit the Como Lake. The views over the lake as well the garden architecture makes this to one of my favourite places in the world. The Ferns Valley is so peaceful I could...More

2  Thank Floris_71
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Beautiful villa with some excellent classical art on the first level. The second floor of modern art was not for me but art is a matter of taste. The third floor displays rotate and the one I saw was mainly by children and not worth...More

1  Thank bevschmitt42
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

I was here for a Photo shoot with a client. The villa is stunning and the garden is immaculate. Well tended too and manicured. Well worth a visit. The garden café is a bright and airy space also worth a visit.

Thank Per N
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Villa Carlotta's grand Villa is fantastic but in my opinion is overshadowed by the overwhelming grandeur of the gardens. Bring your walking shoes and be sure to wander off the designated paths to discover secret trails that are inspiring. Reading the descriptions of the endless...More

1  Thank Gary O
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Breathtaking! It is everything you dreamed an Italian Villa and Gardens would be. We did the long walk to see all the gardens. The Villa was beautiful inside with only a few rooms still with furniture. This a must if you are staying on Lake...More

Thank thefreddys
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely villa on the shores of lake Como. Very steep paths through the gardens. The villa is full of beautiful works of art. The gardens are very interesting with well designed routes of varying lengths depent on you fitness/mobility. Gardens can become very humid so...More

1  Thank EdClew
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

A casual viewing of these outstanding garden at your own pace. The villa is open for a casual viewing again at your own pace.

Thank 2explorerstogo
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lotos2005
13 July 2018|
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Response from Mustafa R | Reviewed this property |
The ticket to villa Carlotta is not expensive, around €6 for garden and villa No discounts were posted except for seniors
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bardrichard
11 May 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.
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marianna b
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
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