Around Lake Como it’s possible to visit quite a few gorgeous villas, so it might be difficult to choose where to go. So let’s just slim it down to one recommendation – but only if you like gardens. In that you’ll love Villa Carlotta for sure!
As you approach the front of the palace the impressive staircase will lead you directly to the villa. The sight of it will instantly bring you back to the times of the Italian aristocracy, who knew how to enjoy their wealth on the shores of the lake.
Now, as for the garden, you can easily spend another hour or two over there. There are quite a few up hill paths in the garden but you won’t get too overheated because of the trees that offer plenty of shade.
The floral displays are beautiful and there is a wide range of plantings and trees, including a bamboo section with Japanese gate…