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Re-opening of Villa del Balbianello

Re-opening of Villa del Balbianello

On Saturday 11th March, Villa del Balbianello opens the 2017 season and welcomes its visitors with its magnificent garden and museum.

Always one of the most beautiful and romantic residences of lake Como, Villa del Balbianello, located in the charming hamlet of Lenno (Tremezzina), overlooks an enchanting wooded promontory, at the extreme point of the Dosso di Lavedo, which plunges into the waters of the lake forming a small peninsula.

The great attraction of the Villa is the beautiful garden, organized on different levels to exploit the characteristics of the promontory, with its ornamental trees, including a majestic oak and plane trees pruned in candelabrum. The garden is dominated by the elegant Loggia. A masterpiece in itself where every element is in relation to the lake, its shores and the charm of the water.

Free entrance on March 25 and 26 for the FAI Spring Days 2017.

Opening hours

From mid-March to mid-November: 10am – 6pm.
Open every day, except Mondays and Wednesday (unless public holidays).

Entry to the Garden is still possible up to 5.15 pm.
Last entry in the Villa 4.30 pm according to availability.


Adults: € 10
Children (4-14 years): € 5
National Trust members and Student (until 25 years): € 7
FAI members free admittance

Tours inside the Villa, limited to a maximum of 15 people, are conducted by a FAI guide.
They take approximately 60 minutes.
Compulsory guided tour without reservation in Italian and English
Adults: € 20
Children (4-14 years): € 10
National Trust members and Student (until 25 years): € 14
FAI members: € 4
(Prices consist of the ticket for the Villa, for the Garden and the guided tour)

Compulsory guided tour with reservation in foreign languages
Adults: € 16
Children (4-14 years): € 9
National Trust members and Student (until 25 years): € 10
FAI members free admittance
(Prices consist of the ticket for the Villa and the Garden)
+ € 60 for the guided tour for group of maximum 15 people

Compulsory guided school tour with reservation, limited to a maximum of 12 people
Student: € 10
Prices may vary if special activities or events are held.

Photo session are with fee and only upon reservation

For more Info

Villa del Balbianello
Via Comoedia 5, Tremezzina (CO)
T +39 0344 56110
E faibalbianello@fondoambiente.it

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