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Tips from locals
An ancient women's Convent of S. Maria (the first documentation about it dates back to 1208), was bought by Mornico family and converted between '600 and '800 into country residence. Crossing the botanic garden, more than one kilometer long, you can admire several exotic plants, the unfinished…
Villa Monastero is one of the most interesting attractions of our territory thanks to its strategic location, its history and its landscape.
It is always a pleasure to visit the gardens of Villa Monastero in Varenna - a relaxing walk amongst the Mediterranean planting and the statues with stunning views