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Opening of Villa Melzi - Season 2020


From Monday 18 May the Gardens of Villa Melzi reopen to the public and inaugurate the 2020 season.

From Monday 18 May the Gardens of Villa Melzi in Bellagio, opens the 2020 season and welcomes its visitors to the magnificent gardens on the lake shore.

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.


Opening times 2020

From 18 May to 1 November 2020 open from Monday to Friday from 12:00 to 16:00 – Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 to 17:30

Tickets prices
  • Single ticket: € 6,50
  • 2-days pass: € 8,00
  • Season pass: € 50,00
  • Free entrance for children under 12

Gravelled paths accessible for weelchairs.


How to reach Villa Melzi gardens

By car
From Como SS583 towards Bellagio
From Lecco SS583-SP583 towards Bellagio
Car Park in Lungolario Manzoni or in Loppia

By train
From Zurig to Como
Every hour trains leave from the Zurig central station directed to Como
Trains directed to Bellagio:
Milan-Como-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.


For more information

E-mail: info@giardinivillamelzi.it
To book a guided tour please contact: +39 333 4877427

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