EXCLUSIVE USE: Required
PRIVATE PIER: Yes
SEASONALITY: Open all year round
OVERNIGHT CAPACITY: 40 guests onsite +
additional accommodations at Il Sereno Hotel
Chapel - 27 standing
Ballroom I - 100 seated
Ballroom II - 100 seated
Ballroom I and II - 200 seated
Loggia - 100 seated
Garden - 100 seated
DISTANCE FROM COMO CITY CENTER BY CAR: 9Km
Villa Pliniana was built in 1573 and it spreads on 18 acres. The Villa is located in the small village of Torno, located 10 minutes by car from the city of Como.The name Pliniana comes from Plinio the Elder and Plinio the Younger, two naturalist from the city of Como.
The Villa had many different owners but it is famous to have hosted many artists such as Napoleon (you can still find the original pool table where he used to play), Leonardo Da Vinci, Queen Margherita of Savoy and many more.
The Italian Palazzo has a total of 17 bedrooms and can host up to 40 overnight guests, plus the villa also manages Il Sereno hotel a very private and luxurious hotel that can be reached by private boat in 5 minutes.
My tour of the property started at Il Sereno where I was welcomed by my tour guide that showed me the suites and the amenities of the hotel. The first impression was excellent, it is the perfect spot for someone who wants complete privacy and detailed and personalized service and that wants to enjoy the lake view. We also had lunch at Il Sereno restaurant that is just the perfect spot from where you can see the beautiful lake. We then took a private boat from the hotel to Villa Pliniana that we reached in 5 minutes.
When you approach the Villa by boat you can already see how grand it is: the architecture and the privileged lake front location makes it a perfect spot for an over the top celebration. I would recommend Villa Pliniana for a wedding with a guest count of 100-150, there are many spots available for ceremony, cocktail hour and reception plus the garden can be completely covered in case of bad weather.