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i Giardini di Villa Melzi

Lungolario Manzoni, 22021 Bellagio, Italy
+39 339 457 3838
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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 to October every day 9.30 am to' 6.30 pm
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Lungolario Manzoni, 22021 Bellagio, Italy
+39 339 457 3838
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As the title suggests, Villa Melzi is privately owned so you can only access the gardens. However, it is so worth doing so because the grounds are lovely and afford some wonderful views. As with most places surrounding Lake Como, good footwear is a must...More

Thank harlyc
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a lovely garden by Lake Como. If, like us, you are used to National Trust Properties in UK, the garden, though lovely, will not blow you away, but the setting overlooking Lake Como may. The garden is near to the centre of attractive...More

Thank MuddyWalks
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Villa Melzi is set in English style gardens along the banks of the lake about 10 mins walk from the ferry terminal in Bellagio. It was built in the early 1800's for Francesco Melli who was Vice President of the Italian republic for a short...More

Thank robinjn1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a beautiful space, even when not in full bloom. Steps from the bustle of Bellagio ferry and relative hectic feeling of the tourist crowds downtown is this oasis. Winding paths immaculately kept. A small museum. A shame the house isn't open, but a really...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must to do when you first enter Bellagio. We had intermittent rain but that didn't bother us, as the walking was along the lake front with scenic views across to the other shoreline. The garden was immaculate maintained with many varieties of...More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located about 5 mins walk from Bellagio. Well worth a visit and highly recommended esp. the colourful Japanese Acer near the pond. There are lots of big beautiful koi too. Great for a walk and relaxing. The view across the lake are spectacular. Well worth...More

Thank Mooi C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located a few blocks from the center of town, i Giardini di Villa Melzi is within easy walking distance along the lake. There is a small ticket office just inside the lakeside gate. A ticket allows access to the gardens, a small chapel and a...More

Thank LightFighter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely garden would love to visit in springtime when all azaleas and rhododendrons are in bloom , otherwise classical garden lacking colour

Thank Ellen581
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a short walk along the lake front from Bellagio-this makes a nice break from the tourist bustle. The gardens are fairly extensive and beautifully maintained There is a lovely Japanese style water garden and lots of rhododendrons -although they were rather past their best....More

Thank annelainea
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed with my husband almost 3 hours just relaxing on the top overlooking magnificent views of lake, mountains, villa and amazing gardens! Beautiful place.

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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.
Artem R
1 March 2016|
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Response from POTTERS-LONDON | Reviewed this property |
According to the website the gardens do not open until 24th March 2016.
18 December 2015|
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Response from AnaZad | Reviewed this property |
I visited it at the end of September, and yes, I also heard that it's closed in January.