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Via Simone Cantoni 1, 22100, Como, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped of on our cycle tour and looked around. Well worth avisit around the imaculate gardens and amazing achitecture.

Thank Vincent S
Reviewed 21 June 2018

It's a lovely lakeside walk from the historic centre of Como to Villa Olmo. Unfortunately the villa is closed for renovation at the moment. The grounds between the lake and villa are still open and from there you get good views of the lake. The...More

2  Thank ES1211
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

The front of the park towards the lake is open but the rest is closed and the Villa is under renovation.

1  Thank himmeli2013
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Whilst I don't know what the Villa would be like inside, the gardens do not seem very special. They certainly don't compare to Villas Melzi, Monastero, Serbelloni, Cypresi, Balbianello etc. Maybe if you are at a loose end in Como. Its on a very busy...More

Thank Deepa P
Reviewed 24 April 2018

It's said Napolean stayed here. Certainly looks the part--wonderful old villa right on Lake Como. Beautiful grounds you can self-tour. But the building is being renovated and was closed.

Thank wayne w
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Have a long walk from Como city centre around the lake. You will see a lot of nice villas, some are government offices now, others are still inhabited.

Thank Bruno V
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I passed this attraction on a walk on a left side of Lake of Como and didnt see any entrance only a lot of fences like it was under work there. I have understand that it was a privat villa but didnt choose to use...More

Thank Baross
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely great and must visit villa in Como. Before I visited this villa I didnt understand whats so interesting in villas. But Como with his villas changed my point of view. From this moment if I will know that there is a villa nearby in...More

Thank Пётр Е
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Hi Pick another villa to visit as this one is tired and being renovated. I recommend spending your money at Villa del Balbianello it is simply stunning.

Thank garykent
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Beautiful villa, visit was made extra special by a guided tour from a pleasant young gentleman who was a student and had only been there a few days, his knowledge of the villa and its history was astounding.

Thank Kpangel68
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Ashariamo
14 April 2018|
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Response from alessandra_biondi3 | Reviewed this property |
No, i giardini resteranno aperti esattamente come nell’ultimo anno, quindi con il solo camminamento a ridosso del lago. Per poterli visitare appieno devi attendere l'estate.
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Ellie W
9 August 2017|
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Response from Julie B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay. Yes. The lido was open.
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Booky K
15 September 2016|
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Response from MARTIN L | Reviewed this property |
Esprit for the delay. I believe the grounds are open all year round. After reading other reviews it would seem the villa is in need of refurbishment but the grounds are beautiful
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