Tourist Info - Local Attractions, Itineraries and Excursions
A special mention should be made for the Cernobbio's village (very close to Como city), famous for the luxurious "Villa d'Este".
Our farmhouse near Como, it's a few km from Cernobbio also; which is therefore: easily accessible by car or by public transport, available in the area of Lake Como (AFS Linea - from Argegno).
In Cernobbio, it is possible to enjoy the splendid lakeside promenade, many commercial / craft activities and there is also the important "Villa Erba", famous for various cultural, institutional, commercial and exhibition events (in the "pre-covid" era, it housed very important events, both internationally and locally, such as, for example: "The International Competition of Elegance of Villa d'Este" - "L'Orticolario").
Another special mention goes to the "Villa Carlotta", located in Tremezzo (Como - 25 minutes by car, from our holidays farm), along Lake Como: it is an ancient villa in Baroque architectural style. Famous for its remarkable and large botanical garden; it is considered a must for those who come to visit Lake Como.
In the Villa Carlotta, in addition to the famous and splendid botanical garden; There is also a museum / exhibition inside the villa: artistic works, mainly dating back to the first half of 1800 AD, including paintings by famous painters, of the caliber of: Antonio Canova and Bertel Thorvaldsen.
Villa Carlotta is a few km from our farm holidays near Como (Schignano - Valle d'Intelvi) and we are pleased to offer a special agreement for the purchase of entrance tickets to the villa (which offers an internal museum and and fascinating botanical garden): a 22% discount on the standard ticket price.
Our agritourism in Italy (near Como - Lombardy), is not too far from the "Villa del Balbianello", which is located in Lenno (Como), right on the shore of the splendid Lake Como: it is another " a must ", for anyone visiting the interesting tourist area of Lake Como (Lombardy).
Managed by the FAI, you get privileged access, of course, being a FAI member: it is possible, however, to visit the Villa del Balbianello, following the timetables and directions, present on their official website (from which you can also book the visit) .
It is an ancient eighteenth-century noble villa (1785 AD), which offers its visitors: the opportunity to admire the interior of the villa (in which there is a small, but rich multiethnic museum: the result of the collection of archaeological from all over the World; by the original historic owner, before it became a FAI heritage), the beautiful and choreographic outdoor garden (with the priceless view of Lake Como) and the exclusive booking for private events (weddings , anniversaries, etc.).
From our farm holiday, Villa del Balbianello, it is easily reachable by car (25 minutes) or by public BUS, which can be taken from the dedicated stop, present in the main square of Argegno's village (Lake Como).
Furthermore, we could not fail to mention the "Path of Expressions" (Schignano - Valle d'Intelvi), very close to us (which begins, a few meters after leaving the property of the Al-Marnich farmhouse): a trekking excursion (typical of our Intelvi valley), of medium difficulty, which is noteworthy, since, in addition to the landscape on Lake Como, which gives us at the end of the mountain trekking route in question; starting from the middle of the path, you can admire many and diversified wooden sculptures, by an international community of "sculptor woodcutters" (sculptures, which every year, are implemented with others, inspired by different themes / representations; during the local cultural and tourist event, called: "Boscultura").
Our farm holiday is the ideal meeting point, to then continue towards the path of expressions or to stop, for a refreshing stop, before continuing your excursion ...