Italian Gardens Of Lake Como by Lucia Impelluso
Italian Gardens Of Lake Como by Lucia Impelluso
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Italian Gardens Of Lake Como by Lucia Impelluso

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An outstanding volume celebrating the most beautiful villas and gardens of Lake Como, a must-have book for lovers of spectacular landscapes, design, and historic Italian architecture.

This is a tribute to the jewel of Italian lakes and the splendid gardens of the stately mansions and villas standing on the Lake Como shores. Surrounded by mountains, Lake Como combines breathtaking scenery with lush flowering gardens, which are renowned all over the world. Incredible and gorgeous photographs take the readers inside fourteen of the most beautiful villas and gardens of Lake Como.

The author, an historian of architecture and gardens, explains why prominent Italian families have chosen Lake Como to build their splendid palazzi and gardens. Each garden represents the time when it was designed: magnificent Renaissance and Baroque Italian gardens, 19th-century English landscape gardens, early-19th- century romantic natural designs, and 20th-century sanctuaries for rare botanical species.

The specific climate conditions (hot summers, temperate winters, rainy mid-seasons) support the gardens famous for their luxurious flowers. Villa Carlotta's garden contains more than 150 species of azaleas and rhododendrons, camellias, citrus fruits, sequoias, and other plants from all over the world. Some of the palazzi are now luxury hotels, such as the renowned Grand Hotel Villa d'Este, whose beauty makes the visit to the place an unforgettable experience.

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Free Local Home delivery over $50 -within 5km


Free Delivery over $150 Australia-Wide, otherwise we offer standard shipping starting at $5.50

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Available at our Collingwood Flagship / South Yarra Outpost / Paddington Outpost / Bondi Junction Outpost


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Plants shipping :
We ship to VIC, ACT, NSW, QLD. Due to quarantine restrictions, we are not allowed to ship to SA,NT, TAS, WA or International. Usually dispatch on Monday or Tuesday to keep your plants happy. 

*Considering environmental sustainability, we ship your order with used recycled cardboard boxes as much as possible. If you would prefer a new box for your delivery, please let us know.

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We are pleased to offer complimentary wrapping for all books with our beautiful signature wrapping paper.