Villa Melzi is a historic villa located in Bellagio, Italy, on the western shore of Lake Como. It was built in the early 19th 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 art collection, which includes works by Canova and Thorvaldsen. 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 Melzi is a popular tourist destination in the Lake Como region and is easily accessible by boat from the town of Bellagio.
We travel to the Villa Melzi on our tour of the Gardens of the Italian Lakes Como & Maggiore – 2023.