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Villa Monastero

Villa Monastero Review

By ferry from Bellagio it's a quick trip across the lake to Varenna. The principal sight here is the spellbinding garden of the Villa Monastero, which, as its name suggests, was originally a monastery. Now it's an international science and convention center. Guided tours can be booked.

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  • Address: Viale Polvani 2, Varenna, 23829 | Map It
  • Phone: 0341/295450
  • Cost: Garden €5, house and garden €8
  • Hours: Garden: Mar. and Apr., Mon.–Sun. 9–6; May–Sept., Mon.–Thurs. 9–7, Fri. 9–2, weekends 9–7; Oct. and Nov., Mon.–Sun. 9–6. House museum: Mar. and Apr., weekends 9–6; May–Sept., Fri. 2–7, weekends 9–7; Oct., weekends 9–6
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  • Location: Bellagio
Updated: 04-09-2013

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