• Art & Culture

Villas and gardens small-group tour in Lake Como

Enjoy the magic of Lake Come with a guided visit to Villa del Balbianello and Villa Melzi from Milan when you book with Musement.

Where
Milan
Availability
Fridays
Duration
9 hours
Costs
Starting from
155 €

This tour is designed for those who want to enjoy the magic of Lake Como and do not want to give up the guided tour of two of its extraordinary Villas: Villa del Balbianello and Villa Melzi.Villa del Balbiannello, one of the most spectacular villas of the entire lake, standing at the end of a green promontory that stretches towards the center of the lake. You will reach the villa on foot along a pleasant path of about 30 minutes that winds through the Mediterranean vegetation of the promontory. The Villa, which can only be visited on specific occasions, offers unique landscapes and rare feelings. You will learn about the men and the stories behind this artistic asset protected by the Italian Environment Fund (FAI).After the visit you will embark from Lenno to Bellagio, where there will you will have a break for lunch.In the afternoon, with a pleasant short walk along the lake, you will reach Villa Melzi, which with its gardens will make you love, if you still needed convincing, this enchanting lake even more. The gardens that surround the villa are in fact among the most renowned in the area, and boast numerous azaleas and gigantic rhododendrons, enclosing small spaces such as the hidden cave or the artificial pond in Japanese style. The Villa Melzi gardens also have many exotic and rare plants which alternate with secular trees, big camellia hedges, and many other species of plants.The return back to Milan is scheduled in the late afternoon.

Meeting point

Meet your small-group tour outside of the Pagano MM1 metro stop (red line), at the parking lot.

Servizi

  • Transport included

Funzionalità

  • INSTANT CONFIRMATION

In evidenza

  • Enjoy a guided tour of the FAI protected Villa del Balbianello
  • Walk along the lake winding through Mediterranean vegetation
  • Admire Villa Melzi's gardens featuring exotic and rare plants

Incluso

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Tour escort/host
  • Entrance fees
  • Professional art historian guide

Costs

Starting from 155 €

Exclusions and Extra costs

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Places

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