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Villa del balbianello (nx power lite)Presentation Transcript
Villa dei Balbianello is situated in the comune Lenoprovince Como Italy on a small wooded peninsula onsouth-west of Lake Como. The villa was built in 1787 byCardinal Angelo Maria Durin.In 1796 Giuseppe ArconatiVisconti bought the villa and made improvements in thegarden and loggia.In the twentieth century an Americanmilitary officer Butler Ames purchased the villa andrenovated all .In 1974 the villa was bought by explorerGuido MonzinoIn 1988 when Monzino died left the villa to the NationalTrust of ItaliaThe Villa is open for visitors