Villa del Balbianello in Lake Como Italy (yep they filmed few scenes from Starwars and Casino Royale)

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Villa del Balbianello Lake Como Italy

Villa del Balbianello is a villa in Lenno Lake Como, Italy.  This villa was built in 1787, the building had several owners until 1988 where the villa was left to the National Trust of Italy.  It is also famous for its magnificent gardens.  A couple of blockbuster films had scenes in this villa, such as Star Wars II and Casino Royale.  It is also a popular spot for wedding venues because of its romantic views and structure.

We took the ferry (to Lenno) and followed the map directions (located at the port) to get to this villa.  It’s about 10-15 minutes walk mostly up hill going there, so wear comfortable shoes. The fee is 5 Euros to see the gardens.

Villa del Balbianello in Lake Como Italy

Villa del Balbianello in Lake Como Italy

Villa del Balbianello in Lake Como Italy

Villa del Balbianello in Lake Como Italy

Villa del Balbianello in Lake Como Italy

Villa del Balbianello in Lake Como Italy

Villa del Balbianello in Lake Como Italy

Villa del Balbianello in Lake Como Italy

Villa del Balbianello in Lake Como Italy

Villa del Balbianello in Lake Como Italy

Have you been to Villa del Balbianello?  Let us know!

Published 7 October, 2013

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