Villa Carlotta – a famous Villa at Tremezzo on the lakeshore The ferry comes across from Bellagio to Tremezzo regularly, a pleasant trip across Lago di Como. The Villa has a grand pair of entrance gates in wrought iron with impressive statues on stone columns either side. Visitors enter via a small side gate.The gardener, […]
Lakeshore Villas – Lago di Como Amongst the dark green forested hills along the lakeshore of Lago di Como, fabulous Villas dot the skyline. During my stay in Bellagio I visited two historical waterfront Villas on Lago di Como. The first villa,Villa Melzi, and the second,Villa Carlotta on the lakeshore at Tremezzo, a short ferry […]
Historic and scenic – waterfront of Lake (lago) Como Bellagio,a beautiful historic and scenic spot on the waterfront of Lake Como in the Lombardy region of Italy. Bellagio sits at the intersection of the three branches of the Y-shaped Lake Como (Lago di Como in Italian). It is the third largest lake in Italy and […]
Magnificent Milan Cathedral (Duomo di Milano) I spent a day in Milan before traveling by train through the scenic Italian alps to beautiful Lake Como. In Milan the first sighting of the Milan Cathedral (Duomo di Milano in Italian) took my breath away; it is magnificent. There is no other way to describe this amazing […]
Jewels! Jewels! And more Jewels!! I and most women I know (dare I say) have a decided passion for jewelery. The place to see a real feast of the most amazing collection of gems and semi precious gemstones of unbelievable size and beauty is inside St Mark’s Basilica in Venice.