chains of mountains, which, as they advance and recede, diversify its shores with numerous bays and inlets. Suddenly the lake contracts itself, and takes the course and form of a river, between a promontory on the right, and a wide open shore on the opposite side.….”: the first lines of Alessandro Manzoni’s novel “The Betrothed” describe the site of Villa Lario in the village of Mandello del Lario, famous for being the historical headquarters of the Guzzi Motorcycle Company. Built in the early 900s, Villa Lario stands out for exceptional views that embrace Lecco and Bellagio, for its private park, lush gardens and magnificent cedars. Artists from all over the world have enjoyed the history, the parlors, the fine architecture and the marvelous surroundings.
Villa Lario is much loved by foreigners for its vicinity to Milano, Como, Bergamo and for the multiple pathways and trekking trails in the area. Private heliport and berthing guarantee total privacy. Two of the docks can be reached by foot and there are various natural grottos on the water that create magical atmospheres. Thanks to vast parlors and open spaces, Villa Lario is the setting for impressive weddings, photo-shots, fashion shows, business activities and team-building. Five luxury suites decorated with precious marbles and antique parquet floors and named Bellagio, Varenna, Mandello, Dervio, Oliveto to homage this wonderful territory – can accomodate guests.