Villa del Balbianello is a historic villa located in the comune of Lenno, Italy, on the western shore of Lake Como. It was built in the 18th century and is known for its beautiful gardens, which feature a wide variety of plants and flowers, as well as a number of terraces and paths with views of the lake. The villa is also known for its collection of art and antique furnishings. In addition to its gardens and art collection, the villa is also home to a small museum that features exhibits on the history of the villa and its previous owners. Villa del Balbianello is a popular tourist destination in the Lake Como region and is easily accessible by boat from the town of Lenno.
We travel to Villa del Balbianello on our tour of the Gardens of the Italian Lakes Como & Maggiore – 2023.