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Bellagio, Italy

by WCC on June 7, 2012

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Bellagio is a village of 3078 inhabitants (as of 31 December 2010) on Lake Como in Italy. The place belongs to the province of Como in Lombardy. The place is known for its picturesque location overlooking the Alps, on the tip of the peninsula that separates the two southern arms of the lake.

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In the local Villa Serbelloni, the Bellagio Center of the Rockefeller Foundation is relocating the Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni is situated on the waterfront on Lake Como. The Britannia hotel has been vacant for years, and declines more and more into a ruin. Close by, in Cernobbio on the southern part of the Westarms, is the famous Villa d’Este in the 16th Century by Pellegrino Tibaldi was designed and now houses a luxury hotel.

Another attraction is the Villa Melzi with its garden and the famous statue of Dante and Beatrice. For centuries, the place is due to its picturesque location always attracted celebrities. Occupied include visits by John F. Kennedy, Charlie Chaplin and Konrad Adenauer. Even Pliny the Younger liked the place. According to him, and a road which is paddle-steamer “Plinio” named, was taken in 1963 from the operation, but the committee “Amici del Plinio” should be restored.

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Como, Lecco and Bellagio are the cornerstones of the Triangolo Lariano. Anyone coming from Lugano or Porlezza wants to visit the site coming used, usually the car ferry on the west bank of the underlying varieties Menaggio and Cadenabbia drives and Varenna serving on the opposite eastern shore. Alternatively, you can omit the quays of Como and Lecco use, but this is a detour of about 60 kilometers. Furthermore, the location of Erba out to be achieved on a winding mountain road. Bellagio was the inspiration for the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas.

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