Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Milan, Lombardy, and the Lakes Sights

Villa Monastero

  • Viale Giovanni Polvani 4 Map It
  • Varenna
  • Garden/Arboretum

Updated 04/03/2015

Fodor's 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. There's also a house museum where you can admire 18th century furnishings, as well as an international science and convention center.

Sight Information

Address:

Viale Giovanni Polvani 4, Varenna, 23829, Italy

Map It

Phone:

0341-295450

Sight Details:

  • Garden €5, house and garden €8
  • Garden: Mar.–early Nov., daily 9:30–7. House museum: Mar.–July and Sept.–early Nov., weekends 9:30–7; Aug., daily 9:30–7. Last entry 30 min before closing. Check the website for special Sunday openings in Nov. and Dec.

Updated 04/03/2015

Advertisement

Map View

Map of



What's Nearby

  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Sights

See all sights in Milan, Lombardy, and the Lakes

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

Advertisement

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

How we use your email

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.