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Lake Como - Villa Balbianello

We just couldn't be this close to Villa Balbianello and not go to see it again. We thought about walking but thought better of it and took the motorboat.


A tour of the buildings was just leaving, so off we went. Such a gorgeous location!

Our tour guide was a darling young girl. She was so enthusiastic and knowledgeable.





We wandered around the grounds a little after the tour and then headed back to our hotel.





Dinner this evening was at Santo Stefano, a tiny little place with a good reputation.


My pasta course was great - gorgonzola and melon. Sounds like a strange combination, but I loved it.


My secondi was a veal chop with butter and sage. Bill had a veal chop too, but his was breaded and fried. Both were very good.


We shared a semifreddo with amaretto for dessert.


Comments (2)


Nancy, the pasta is intriguing. I would have tried it too as I love taking changes on new culinary treats!

I just love Villa Balbianello! Have you ever seen A Month by the Lake? It was filmed at Villa Balbianello. The movie was ok but I loved the setting.

Ooohhh and anything with butter and sage!! Yum!!

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