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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.

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.

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.