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Re-opening of Villa Melzi - 2019

On March 23, Villa Melzi, in Bellagio, opens the 2019 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

9:30 am to 6:30 pm from March to October

Tickets prices

Single ticket: € 6,50
Group ticket: € 5
Students: € 4
2-days pass: € 8
Season pass: € 50

Free entrance for children under 12

Gravelled paths accessible for weeelchairs.

Getting to Villa Melzi by boat

For those who want to take a nice walk, we recommend getting off at the San Giovanni stop, visiting the characteristic village of Bellagio, entering the gardens of Villa Melzi from the entrance of Loppia, then leaving from the one on the opposite side and continue with the visit of the center of Bellagio.

Click here to see the Lake Como public boat service timetable .

For more information

To book a guided tour please contact: +39 333 4877427

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