Villa Medici we reach Bellagio, half an hour far from Briosco. It
is a picturesque village, a little Portofino facing on the lake.
It is a great pleasure walking on the streets, where every corner
offers foreshortening and characteristic points of view.
Visit of the gardens of Villa
Melzi d’Eril, masterpiece of the Empire period. Its surrounding
gardens face the lake, drawing with the green of the alleys perfect
By boat from Bellagio we reach Varenna,
on the opposite side of the lake, where we visit Villa
Carlotta in Tremezzo, one of the most well-known gardens of
the lake of Como. Inside the Villa, built on 18th century, masterpieces
of 19th century such as Canova’s marbles and Hayez’s paintings are
We go further to the shore of the lake driving to Como, reaching
the Restaurant “La Tirlindana”
in Sala Comacina, where we can have lunch.
By boat from Lenno we reach one of
the most exclusive places of the lake: the Villa
del Balbianello on the homonymous isle. In the past property
of the Monzino family, it belong now to the F.A.I. It is perfectly
kept, with a wonderful garden. Inside, we can visit the room where
the owner, explorer and art collector, lived for a long time. It
can be visited making a reservation.
Coming back to Lenno by boat we continue among the lake visiting Il Pizzo
in Cernobbio with the marvellous garden and eventually the internals.
To see the magnific dock with the terrace which have an interesting
view. It is possible to stop then to Villa d’Este.
Following to Como, where we visit the Duomo
and the front place. By highway, we come back to Villa Medici.
program is available only for spring and summer.