This charming villa on Como Lake is a complex of buildings and gardens, rich in history, built between 1400 and 1800. It was the property of the different noble families till the year 1980 when it was purchased by public organization of Varenna for public use. Mainly the villa is owned by the Municipality of Varenna.
The Villa is situated in a charming spot on the shores of the lake Como.
The Villa, an ex- princely mansion, was built in the XVI century as a summer residence for Cardinal Tolommeo Gaul in the town of Cernobbio. The Villa is one of the most beautiful architectural works of the XVI century and the model of garden art. Surrounded by a private park of 10 hectares, the villa buried in the wonderful flavors and colors at all times of the year. Uncountable variety of plants transformed park at the Botanical Garden: magnolias, wisteria, laurels, jasmine, camellias, hydrangeas, and among them - stone oaks, chestnuts, palm trees, cypresses.