Villa D'Este — Lake Como, Italy
Built on beautiful Lake Como in Italy in 1568 by architect Pellegrino Tibaldi as a private residence for Cardinal Tolomeo Gallio, the villa had passed to Domenico Pino, one of Napoleon's generals. In late August of 1815 the widowed countess Pino sold Villa del Garrovo to Caroline of Brunswick (1768-1821), estranged wife of England's heir, the Prince Regent.
A Former 16th Century Residence Of European Aristocrats, Villa D Este Has Welcomed Guests With Its Gracious Brand Of Hospitality Since 1873. Visitors Are Treated To A Celebrated Standard Of Service Including Top-rated Rooms, Amenities And Cuisine. This Lakeside Villa Is Set In A Picturesque Park, A Place That Has Won The Hearts Of Travelers For Generations. Dining Choices Include The Formal Verandah, The Grill And The Kisho, All With Terrace And Outdoor Service In Summer.