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Villa Monastero

Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 830129
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Beautiful Villa and garden to walk around and have a contemplative beer.

We wandered into here after walking around town and having breakfast. The grounds here are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kim L
Not the best villa but still nice

Villa in Varenna. It has a museum and botanical gardens (we only did the gardens since the museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MariWolfe929
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Stuttgart, Germany
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“lake como” (87 reviews)
“small cafe” (12 reviews)
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Varenna, Italy
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+39 0341 830129
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"lake como"
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"nice garden"
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Reviewed yesterday

We wandered into here after walking around town and having breakfast. The grounds here are beautiful, we sat and had a beer and shared a snack just looking out onto the lake. The grounds are exceptionally clean, the staff friendly and spoke english and put...More

Thank Kim L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Villa in Varenna. It has a museum and botanical gardens (we only did the gardens since the museum was only open during the weekends.) Has an audio guide and small souvenir shop. The gardens are not as extensive as other villas we saw and while,...More

Thank MariWolfe929
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It has an amazing botanic garden. I have never seen such a big and lovely Magnolia tree anywhere else. The Como Lake view is magnificent from this villa. Best to visit on a sunny day. The entrance fee is €5 per adult, if you only...More

3  Thank Evren34
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

The view is worthwhile to see, the garden next to it is beautiful. It has seasonal opening - check before you go. When we were there, it was closed, but we walked up above the garden, and was still able to enjoy the view and...More

4  Thank amysun2016
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

It is always a pleasure to visit the gardens of Villa Monastero in.Varenna a relaxing Walk amoung green ans and stunning view ...it s worth to come here

Thank mauri0341
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

What a beautiful place it was! Only the gardens were open for visitors but that was enough. A very lovely garden lying next to the lake, the walks just go on and on. I have never seen roses this pretty or fragrant. We went in...More

2  Thank Vidya G
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

There were many different types of species of plants, trees, and flowers. The gardens were very well taken care of. The only thing I thought was the price was a bit to high for a walk through the gardens. But perhaps they had to charge...More

Thank elstark11
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Beautiful garden, right on the shore of Lake Como. Well-kept, clean, elegant. You too can feel like a star in the movies! There are a couple of beautiful porches that are ideal for taking a family photo. A lovely way to spend a couple of...More

Thank MDP03
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

A very nice walk that descends for quite a bit so be prepared for the graduated ascent. Old growth trees with a panoramic Lake Como view. Many specimens and even in late October there was many flowers in bloom.

Thank lfbmonkey
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We walked to the Villa and took the garden only tour. The garden was excellently maintained, and in fall bloom. The views of the garden and the lake were spectacular.

Thank Domercruisers
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eilyl
2 March 2018|
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Response from Joyce P | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if it is open. But, however if it is not open, you can walk along the road about 7 feet from above it and actually see it all from the road.
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nicagal
13 August 2017|
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Response from Dawn C | Reviewed this property |
Hi there is a multi storey car park across the road. Enjoy
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TaiO512
15 April 2017|
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Response from Carolcazza11 | Reviewed this property |
We were staying in Menaggio so we took the ferry to Varenna. This took less than 20 mins and was very cheap and a lovely way to see the lake.
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