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Villa Erba is a 19th-century villa in Cernobbio, on the shores of Lake Como, Italy. It was built by Luigi Erba, brother of the prominent businessman Carlo Erba (founder of the first Italian pharmaceutical company), to show off his wealth.

After the death of Luigi Erba, the villa was inherited by his daughter Carla and was used by members of Carla's family, including her son Luchino Visconti. In 1986, it was bought by a public consortium to use as an exposition and congress center.

In 2004, the villa served as a filming location for the movie Ocean's Twelve. In early 2005, American singer Gwen Stefani, shot the music video for her 2005 single, Cool, on the villa's grounds. In the same year, a leg of Anastacia's Live at Last Tour was hosted in the villa's park.
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  • we had a business dinner at Villa Erba; we had cocktails in the park outside where you can appreciate the stunning view to the lake of Como; inside, the place is well maintain with antic furniture...  more »
  • We visited Villa Erba for wedding events in June 2019, and it was the most amazing venue I've ever been to. The indoor and outdoor spaces were sprawling, and the views of the lake and town of Como...  more »
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  • It's always a great pleasure to be here. Astonishing lake view. I strongly advice to spend a day there at Orticolario, on the first weekend of October.
  • Nice place for events.great lake view

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