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Villa Monastero, Varenna

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Enjoy the nature, history, and sites of Villa Monastero. Walk through a botanical garden stretching almost 2 km (1.24 mi) along the lakefront from Varenna to Fiumelatte. See the magnolia trees, agave plants, citrus trees, and many rare tree species both native and exotic. There is a small coffee shop in the garden, so you can enjoy a drink while you walk the trails, admiring the statues and sculptures. Stop by the House Museum and walk through the 14 rooms furnished to give you the experience and decor of past styles. This is also home to a convention center where many workshops and cultural events are held. Use our Varenna visit site to arrange your visit to Villa Monastero and other attractions in Varenna.
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  • A real locus amaenus that developed in length, runs alongside the Lake Como offering views of stunning scenery. Nature and beauty find their highest expression
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  • Going to the Villa Monastero Varenna is a must because in addition to borgo suggestive, remains just more to see the position directly overlooking the Lake is the villa that the Park, leave happy visitors
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  • Beautiful old villa, very well preserved, with all rooms furnished with original furniture and furnishings. It is set in the context of a magnificent botanical garden that stretches about a kilometer along the Lake, with a jetty and statues. Several plant species contained here, I think in the spring you can admire in her best dress. The panorama is nothing short of beautiful. Services are also a bar, a conference room and a dozen rooms.
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  • Really beautiful place! I would recommend visiting just the garden (4 euro). I've bought the full ticket (8 euro) and there is no much to see in the house.
  • Must visit place. Massive garden and breathtakingly beautiful landscape overseeing lake keeps you mesmerized. Beautiful rose garden....
  • A garden worth traveling for. We spent 2h walking and chilling in the most beautiful endeavors. A must see. Entrance is 5€.
  • Good. A bit long walk. If the entry fee is cheaper that will be perfect (8Eur) for garden and house
  • Really gorgeous garden! Worth every cent. It's huge and simply beautiful with a great view to the other side of the lake.

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