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Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020
Travelers to Varenna give high marks for the lakeside setting and top-notch restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy the city's cafés, sightseeing tours, and museums. Villa Melzi, Villa Carlotta, and Villa del Balbianello are some of the top sights around the area.
Cultural venues in the city include Civic Museum of Ornithology and Natural Sciences, Villa Monastero, and Castello di Vezio. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the lakeside and Grigna Settentrionale Regional Park. Additionally, you might want to add San Giovanni Battista Church to your agenda.
As you plan your vacation, you'll find 45 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Varenna. Below are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:
Outside the city, top places to visit include Villa Melzi, 2.1 mi/3.4 km from the city center, and Villa Carlotta, which is 3 mi/4.8 km away.
With so many transportation options, seeing all of Varenna is a breeze. To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Fiumelatte Station. You can ride a ferry across the water to see more of the region.