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Villa Monastero is one of the most interesting attractions of our territory thanks to its strategic location, its history and its landscape.
Simbolo di Varenna, da visitare il giardino botanico da cui si può ammirare di una vista mozzafiato del Lago di Como e del promontorio di Bellagio.
Villa Monastero is located in Varenna, Province of Lecco, on the shore of Lake Como. The villa lies south of the village, halfway between Varenna and Fiumelatte, and includes a botanical garden, a museum, and a convention center. Location: Varenna- other side of the lake, 10 minutes by ferry. …
It is always a pleasure to visit the gardens of Villa Monastero in Varenna - a relaxing walk amongst the Mediterranean planting and the statues with stunning views
Villa Monastero rests in Varenna, on the eastern shore of Lake Como. It is one of the most interesting examples of Eclecticism around Lake Como. Villa Monastero is an amazing complex that includes a wide botanical garden, which is arranged in terraces and collects many rare plant species.
An ancient women's Convent of S. Maria (the first documentation about it dates back to 1208), was bought by Mornico family and converted between '600 and '800 into country residence. Crossing the botanic garden, more than one kilometer long, you can admire several exotic plants, the unfinished…
Villa Monastero by Airbnb Experiences
Get to know this iconic landmark through Airbnb Experiences, small group activities led by locals