50 Villas of Lake Como. Guide

50 VILLE DEL LAGO DI COMO – 50 VILLAS OF LAKE COMO. Italian – English version

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ISBN/EAN: 978-88-87867-38-1

Year: 2011

Format: 15x21cm

Nr. pages: 128

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Description

Discover 50 of the most beautiful villas on Lake Como

The guide

50 Villas of Lake Como is available in three versions: Italian – English, French – Spanish, German – Russian, the text is accompanied by 100 beautiful photographs.

In this easy volume, composed of 50 cards that answer the 5 questions of journalism: Who, What, Where, When and Why, you find so many curiosities about architecture and the life of these fascinating historic homes.

The history of the villas between true facts and gossip

The author Francesca Trabella has done a long research to make sure that only the verified information is entered, including some news or gossip, sometimes confirmed by other denials. There are indeed many rumors that run on some of these mysterious villas.

The lake must be visited from the lake

The best way to visit the beautiful Lake Como is to do it from the lake, slowly with a boat, you can see these elegant architectural jewels. With the 50 Villas of Lake Como book, recognizing them is very simple.

From the most famous and talked about villas, Balbianello, Carlotta and Serbelloni, to the most unknown ones.

Along with the most famous villas on Lake Como, this publication presents many other residences – open to the public or private, flashy or discreet – whose history offers interesting insights. It is extraordinary, for example, the list of famous people who, over the centuries, have been on the Lario and have inhabited, visited or simply admired these residences from the outside. Unfortunately, not all the wonders surrounding Lake Como appear in this volume, but we have tried to offer a complete panorama of the styles and eras present.

A guide easy to read, 50 of the most important villas of Lake Como

Together with the most famous of Lake Como’s villas, this publication presents many other residences

Together with the most famous of Lake Como’s villas, this publication presents many other residences – open to the public or private, eye-catching or discreet – whose history offers points of interest.
It is for example extraordinary the list of distinguished figures who have stayed at Lake Como over the centuries and who have lived in, visited or simply admired these residences from the outside.

In this publication all the wonders that surround Lake Como cannot unfortunately be covered. We have however tried to offer a complete overview of the various styles and periods.

This publication is easy to read and will find itself at home both on the couch or in the car (or in a travel bag) …
The publisher and I hope that it will reveal some interesting discoveries or dispel some doubts, but above all we hope that it will encourage the desire to deepen one’s knowledge of this splendid architectural, artistic and natural heritage.

The author

50 Ville del Lago di Como
50 Villas of Lake Como. Guide
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