On the water, only a 5 minute lakeside stroll from Como's central piazza, Villa Galleta is one of Lake Como's most unique and historic luxury villas.
A 3 year renovation, finished in 2009, restored the full artistic splendour of the 1772 design while adding modern conveniences such as air conditioning, an elevator, a full gym, a yoga studio, hi-speed internet, and much more.One of the famous "Seven Sisters of Como", Villa Galleta is filled with frescoes by Andrea Appiani, Italy's most famous neo-classical artist. It is also the subject of a novel written in 1856 by French author Nathalie Comtesse.Few villas match the opulence of Villa Galleta,and none can offer the proximity to the centre of Como, making it the perfect location for the most discerning travelers.
Whether basking in the luxury of this 12,000 sq. ft. mansion, strolling to the medieval centre of Como, or boating from the backyard on one of Europe's most beautiful lakes the best ideals of vacation life in Italy are realized at this property.