Hunting Movie locations, Private experience on Como Lake

Hunting Movie locations, Private experience on Como Lake

8 h
Something different
difficulty Very easy
Wheelchair Not Accessible
Pick up included

Discovering the location of movies, activity on Como Lake

Come join us in our Private Tour of the Movie Sets of Lake Como, across the Villas that have been the scene of famous Hollywood movies, such as Star Wars - Episode II and Casino Royale.

Movie frame glamorous activity around Como Lake highlights: 

  • A guided tour around Tremezzo village to look at where the screenplay of an Italian movie “A Small Ancient World” was written
  • Enjoy a guided visit around the famous 18th century Villa Carlotta, where there is a collection of art and some beautiful botanical gardens
  • Stop at Lido Di Lenno beach for a lunch break while admiring the western shores of Lake Como
  • See Villa Balbianello, perched on a breath taking promontory, where the Star Wars and James Bond movies were filmed.
  • Spend a relaxing day in a wonderful scenery

Movie frame glamorous activity around Como Lake

A Private Tour around the famous movies locations around Como Lake. Have an amazing day and live your movie passion!

Quaint Tremezzo Village

From Como, we will be transferred by car to the quaint village of Tremezzo, where the Italian writer, Mario Soldati, wrote the screenplay for the 1941 movie entitled "Piccolo mondo antico", with the help of two famous Italian directors, Carlo Pontin and Alberto Lattuada. This screenplay was written based on the famous novel but the italian writer Antonio Fogazzaro.

Guided Visit to Villa Carlotta

A guided tour of the 18th century mansion that was commissioned by Marquis Clericis and was built in a natural basin that is between the lake and the mountains, will follow. The villa holds a collection of the neoclassical art works of Antonio Canova, Bertel Thorvaldsen and Francesco Hayez. Throughout our tour of Villa Carlotta, we will see some examples of furniture from the Napoleonic Italian Republic era. In 1834 the villa was sold to the wife of Prince Albert of Prussia. He later gave it to her daughter, Charlotta, who was fond of botanics and enriched the park with environmental values.

17th century Villa Balbianello

After this, we will be transferred back to Lido di Lenno beach for a lunch break. From there, we will take a taxi-boat to the 17th century delightful Villa Balbianello. This late Baroque style mansion is surrounded by a magnificent park which has been chosen as the set for shooting films such as Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones in the year 2002 and another James Bond franchise movie, Casino Royale in the year 2006. Also we will see the most magnificent view from the top of the promontory.

Other tours of the Lake Como, from Milan

If you are in Milan, don't miss the chance to visit the Lake Como with our Day Trip to the Lake Como, departing from Milan: With this exciting day trip you will get to the Lake Como departing from Milan aboard a bus. You will also eXPerience a two-hour tour cruise on Lake Como to Bellagio, a village full of treasures to discover. If you prefer a private option, you can choose a Private day trip to the Lake Como, departing from Milan, with a car at your disposal for the whole day.

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