Villa del Balbianello

Villa del Balbianello

Built in 1787, this lovely villa overlooking Lake Como includes part of an old Franciscan convent and contains a rich collection of art and furniture. Its terraced garden appears in Star Wars Episode II (2002) and Casino Royale (2006), among other films.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
250201
Names
Villa del Balbianello

Timeline

1787

Construction of the Villa Del Balbianello

Bibliography

  1. Official Website of the Villa Del Balbianello. Web. Accessed 1 Nov. 2016. <http://www.fondoambiente.it/beni/villa-del-balbianello.asp>