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To discover the world of Villa d'Este


Since 1873 Villa d’Este is considered the destination par excellence of Summit and Events of international scope. The timeless location, surrounded by the beauty of Lake Como, is in fact a combination of ancient charm and modernity.

Visiting Villa d’Este means immersing yourself in a dimension of luxury, characterized by classical perfection and unparalleled privacy. Proceeding through its entrance gate is equivalent to entering an exclusive oasis that has no equal in the world.

All Events Calendar Villa d’Este style Activities

Events, Sport

Piatti Tennis Clinics

Experience the excellence of tennis at Villa d’Este with our exclusive “Piatti Tennis Clinics” packages. Scheduled for October and November 2023, these packages offer a masterclass tennis program managed and coordinated by the prestigious Piatti Tennis Center.

Events, Villa d'Este Style

Electric Yachting

Taking place on the lake for the third time, this electric mobility event combines innovation and sustainability. To celebrate the strong bond between Alessandro Volta and the city of Como, the event is organized by the Fondazione Alessandro Volta in collaboration with Cantiere Ernesto Riva.


Mid-Summer Gala – Summer Passion

August 15 entices guests and friends to Villa d’Este for a midsummer extravaganza: Summer Passion promises to be a night of pure enchantment as the summer reaches its climax. The world-famous floating pool will set the scene for an array of colours, sounds and aromas in this extraordinary location.


14th of July – Romantic Glam

To celebrate Bastille Day, Villa d’Este invites guests, French or not, to take part in an unforgettable experience steeped in glamour and romanticism. Let yourselves be carried away by a poetic world that will awaken all the senses.


4th of July – Secret Garden

Welcome to the wonderful world of Secret Garden, an extraordinary event on July 4 to celebrate American Independence Day. Let yourselves be carried away by a refined dining experience in the majestic Villa d’Este gardens. At Secret Garden, we will explain the beauty of this enchanting place through flowers, the natural elements and a hidden world brimming with wonder.

Art & Culture, Events

Musica Maestro!

Musica Maestro! On July 2, 2023, the world-class Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino will travel from Florence to Villa d’Este for an exclusive evening of classical music. Conducted by the internationally renowned Maestro Zubin Mehta, with the participation of soprano Silvia Capra, the orchestra will perform in the iconic setting of the Mosaic Garden at Villa d’Este.

Events, Villa d'Este Style

Villa d’Este Style, One Lake, One Car

10 JUNE 2023
It is an unmissable event dedicated to the elegance, design, style and culture of the Belpaese: every June, the owners of the “Villa d’Este Coupé”, and the four-wheel enthusiasts, meet at Villa d’Este for an exciting reunion.


Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este is a prestigious international event that showcases some of the world’s finest classic cars. Taking place annually at the stunning Villa d’Este on the shores of Lake Como, this event attracts car enthusiasts from all over the world who come to admire the beauty and elegance of the vehicles on display.

Vintage Yachting

13-14 MAY 2023
Villa d’Este and Lake Como will celebrate once again the highest level hospitality and the classic yachting tradition in an exclusive rendez-vous dedicated to vintage wooden boats.

Helicopter Tour

Enjoy the Lake from the sky

Nothing can make your stay at Villa d’Este more special than enjoying the reverse Y shape of Lake Como and the entire Lake Region right from the sky on a Helicopter tour!

Driving Experiences

Self-Drive Vespa Experience

For those looking to enjoy an authentic and romantic Italian experience, Villa d’Este can organise an 8-hour day tour onboard a Vespa 125, starting in the hotel’s courtyard.



A lovely way to appreciate the glimpse of the Lake is living through more adventurer activities and we would be glad to assist you in organizing one of these special experiences!

Driving Experiences

Italian Supercar Tour of Lake Como

Nothing can make a stay at Villa d’Este more special than being fully independent whilst also enjoying the luxuries of Italian craftsmanship in a red Ferrari or Lamborghini.

Driving Experiences

Classic Car Self-Drive Experience

A memorable way to discover Lake Como is by car, driving along the iconic roads and past stunning scenery. Set against the foothills of the Alps, the region is known for its dramatic scenery, and what a more spectacular way to explore it than behind the wheel of a classic car.

Activities, Boat Experiences

Picnic sur l’eau

Do you picture yourself enjoying a freshly prepared picnic in the charming scenery of Lake Como?

Activities, Boat Experiences

Aperitif sur l’eau

What about an aperitif for toasting on the Lake before enjoying a delicious meal with a stunning view of the Lake at La Veranda restaurant?

Activities, Boat Experiences

Abbate Villa d’Este Super

For a sporty experience on Lake Como, our wooden Abbate Villa d’Este is undoubtedly the perfect boat to ensure an enjoyable tour of the lake with some extra oomph.

Activities, Boat Experiences

Riva Aquarama

A singular experience onboard one of the world’s most exclusive boats, Riva Aquarama. Designed and manufactured at the famous Cantiere Riva on the shores of Lake Iseo, Riva Aquarama has become a global icon. Enjoy the timeless atmosphere of La Dolce Vita! 

Activities, Sport


A lovely way to appreciate the Lake is through adventurous activities.  What about hiking around with a mountain expert for stunning views or just strolling above the Lake? We can organize customized guided hikes and the best walks that suit to your requirements and needs.

Boat Experiences

Vintage Vaporina

The most romantic wooden boat on the most romantic Lake in the world! Get on board our Vintage Vaporina to experience La Dolce Vita!

Boat Experiences

E-Next Villa d’Este

Where technology meets classical details. Handmade wooden boat, 100% electric, for a truly green experience to discover the beauties of the surroundings with a non-stop tour of the lake.

Boat Experiences


Are you looking for a sustainable and green way to discover the lake? Our unique Elettra, built by Cantiere Ernesto Riva, is the one! Fully electric, on board, you will rock just by the sound of the lake!

Boat Experiences


Vaporinas were the first motorboats to be created on Lake Como in the late 1800s. Elongated with a sleek design, the roof was originally partly covered in glass. Naval architect Carlo Bertorello worked with yacht manufacturer extraordinaire Cantiere Riva to modernize this charming boat, adding comfort and technology, while upholding the classic style. It’s definitely worth a ride! 

Activities, Sport

Yoga & Meditation Experiences

There are no other places like Villa d’Este, where you can enjoy a truly relaxing atmosphere. Replenish the mind and body with yoga and meditation experiences on property.