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27 November 2023

Lake Como Villas: Villa Monastero

It’s not a surprise that Varenna, the magical village on the lake, hosts one of the most
enchanting Lake Como Villas: Villa Monastero. Beautiful gardens, refined
architecture, panoramic views of the lake… Don't let this opportunity pass you by!

If you've read What to do in Varenna, then you know that this amazing town offers several
attractiveness and Villa Monastero is one of them! Read this article to have more information about
this little paradise!

First, we can admire such a magnificent Villa especially thanks to the XIX century and XX century
owners: they started to renovate the building and the botanical garden. As a meeting point for several
intellectuals, it started to become a must-see destination. Yes, it's like when you read in history
books about the famous Grand tour… Villa Monastero couldn't be skipped!

Okay, I told you something about the past, but what about today? Why is it one of the best Lake
Como Villas? Well… The lake, the position, the uncontaminated nature, the romanticism… Don’t
you think it’s the right place for a romantic getaway, for an intimate family trip or even for a
wedding?! Yes, I wrote wedding! Your ceremony and your photo shooting would be unparalleled!


Once at the Villa, the presence of rare botanical species will impress you: you’ll be surrounded by
irresistible smells and colors! From the top of the garden, you’ll have a clear view of everything
and, as you trek down to the lake, I suggest you close your eyes! This way, you’ll suddenly feel like
one of the several aristocrats and intellectuals who enjoyed this spot many years ago.

The inner part of the Villa will let you turn back in time! You’ll be delighted by almost four
centuries of history, a history rich of changes, refinement and elegance. But I don’t want to reveal
too many things about the Villa… The proof is in the pudding!


What Else?

You don’t have to worry about anything, since we have the perfect solution for you! Taxi Boat
Varenna organizes both private and group tours which give you the chance to appreciate, directly
from the lake, Villa Monastero! What are you waiting for? Contact us to find out more about our
tours!

Are you ready to enjoy this enchanting location? It's only one of the numerous unmissable sites on
Lake Como! Don't miss the next articles about the other beauties… Your vacation will be
unforgettable!


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