The entrance of the japanise garden in Villa Carlotta.
Villa Bernasconi ceiling, an amazing work of art by talented artisans of early XX century
From the arcades of this villa you can admire a breath-taking view of Lake Como! this villa has become famous worldwide as here it was partially filmed 'Star Wars episode II' and 'Casino Royale'. It is also very popular as wedding location, so romantic!!!
A beautiful holm oak pruned in an umbrella shape in the amazing gardes of Villa Balbianello
Villa Erba facade on Lake Como
Villa Erba in Cernobbio belonged to Luchino Visconti, the famous Italian film director, now converted in an important conference centre
Villa Melzi is located in the popular town of Bellagio on lake Como. This villa was built for the count Melzi d'Eril at the beginning of the XVIII century and it is still inhabited by his offspring.
This is the trunk of a beautiful yew-tree in Villa Carlotta
this citrus is called Buddha's Fingers! odd shape!
The valley of the Ferns, here you can find some giant ferns from Australia in pot; hard work for the gardeners who transport them to the greenhouse in wintertime, plant and repot these specimen in springtime !!1