Saturday, March 27, 2021 the Villa Melzi Gardens reopen to the public and inaugurate the 2021 season.
The stunning neo-classical architectural complex of Villa Melzi was realized at the beginning of 1800 for Francesco Melzi d'Eril, Duke of Lodi, Vice President of Italian Republic under Napoleon and afterwards Gran Chancellor of the Napoleonic Reign of Italy.
The Villa is surrounded by beautiful English-style gardens, enriched with sculptures, that strech out along the lake shore and are armoniously inserted into the hilly scenery of the Bellagio peninsula on Lake Como.
Only the gardens and historical museum in the orangery are open to the public.
March through October, 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., last admission at 6:00 p.m.
From standard time, closing at 5:30 p.m., last admission at 5:00 p.m.
Entrance tickets are daily and allow you to enter and exit the Gardens without limitations for the entire day of validity; the tickets entitle you to enter the Gardens, the Museum and the Chapel.
Adults (daily): € 8,00
Children up to 11 years old (daily): free of charge
From Como SS583 towards Bellagio
From Lecco SS583-SP583 towards Bellagio
Car Park in Lungolario Manzoni or in Loppia
From Zurig to Como
Every hour trains leave from the Zurig central station directed to Como
Trains directed to Bellagio:
Milan-Como. Trains are available from the Milan Central Station or from the Ferrovie Nord Station directed to Como.
By bus or ferry-boat
Como-Bellagio. There are two possibilities:
1) From the Como station square buses are leaving ten times a day directed to Bellagio.
2) Ferry-boat. The terminal is ten minutes away from the Como station. There it is possible to reach Bellagio by ferry-boat or by steamer.