Escorted Rail Tours Villa Balbianello
This 18th century mansion overlooks Lake Como
Villa del Balbianello is a sumptuous mansion built for Cardinal Angelo Maria Durini at the end of the 18th century. Today it is a favourite subject for painters and artists. A number of feature films have used the villa for location shooting, including "A Month by the Lake" (1995), "Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones" (2002) and James Bond in "Casino Royale" (2006).