A majestic historic mansion overlooking Lake Garda’s waters. It’s 18th-century Villa Bettoni, a noble mansion belonging to the illustrious Bettoni counts. Over the decades, this house has welcomed several prestigious guests including Giacomo Puccini, Victor Hugo, Giuseppe Garibaldi, and even Napoleon Bonaparte.
This “Little Versailles” is wonderfully preserved and is the ideal venue for elegant events. It is located in Bogliaco in the Gargnano municipality, just below Brescia’s Upper Lake Garda Park. Discover the timeless charm of this evocative place. Book your guided tour now!
Massive architecture, elegant frescoes, precious sculptures and works of art. And a monumental Italian garden with a stunning staircase and the remains of the old lemon garden.
Inserted in the prestigious Italian Registry of Historic Mansions of Excellence, Villa Bettoni opens its doors to the public and gives you the opportunity to dive into the three-century old history of this family. Majestic rooms, luxurious furniture, and wonderfully frescoed staircases will make you savour the family’s aristocratic life style and love for beauty, all while admiring breathtaking views of one of the most enchanting areas in Lake Garda.
The stunning garden on the other side of the state road is connected to the house through two elevated walkways. It features sculptures by Gian Battista Locatelli, three fountains, and an evocative artificial grotto.
Villa Bettoni guided tours are available in the spring and summer months, only upon reservation through this link. Your tour guide will be a member of the Bettoni family who still resides in the house.
Guided tour cost: full price € 13, reduced price for under 12 € 8, free for children 0 to 4.