Villa Carlotta, Tremezzina

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Visit Villa Carlotta, built in 1690, to see a decorated house and botanical garden filled with fine art. Admire views of Lake Como as you wander through the garden among camellias, century-old cedars, a rock garden, rhododendrons, and a bamboo garden. Discover 19th-century sculptures, including pieces by Canova and Thorvaldsen. On the villa's first floor, see Hayez's "The Last Kiss of Romeo and Juliet" painting--one the collection's masterpieces. Princess Marianne of the Netherlands bought this villa for her daughter in the mid-18th century, and the second floor features furniture, pictures, and decorations from that period. The ancient greenhouse is now a cafe. Pick up an audio guides, or ask about guided tours. Add Villa Carlotta and other attractions to your Tremezzina trip itinerary using our Tremezzina trip maker site .
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  • A slice of history, amazing villa with beautiful paintings furniture and decorations . the gardens had sweet smelling roses, and an arcade of citrus trees.  more »
  • Entry to this famous villa on Lake Como is only 8 euros for seniors and worth every penny. Perched high with great views over the lake you have to reach the Villa entrance via a series of steps that t...  more »
  • I loved the view over to the lake. Combine that with the citrus fruit orchards and the amazing landscaping of this beautiful garden and you have a must see sight. Even my seven year old couldn't get enough of it, trying to capture all he could with his camera. Amazing place!
  • Beautiful villa and the gardens are well worth a visit. Well maintained. Good value for the money
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