Lake Como: luxury villas and celebrities on the lake (George Clooney and Donnatella Versace) – celebrity hotspot

Lake Como: magnificent villas, a picturesque landscape and idyllic villages around the popular lake in Italy. The beautiful landscape is a real magnet for celebrities from all over the world. Lake Como is one of the absolute celebrity hotspots, along with places like Bora Bora, Capri, Malibu or Mykonos in Greece. The promenades along the lake invite to extensive shopping tours in luxurious boutiques. Stars and starlets like Donnatella Versace or George Clooney settle down in one of the glamorous luxury villas during the summer months. Those who have not yet found their own home on the popular lake can spend the warm season in one of the many grand hotels.

Lake Como: luxury villas, yachts and celebrities

At the foot of the Alps lies one of the deepest lakes in Europe – Lake Como. Stroll in the beautiful flower gardens and marvel at the magnificent villas from the outside, or enjoy the scenery from the water on board one of the many passenger boats. There is also ample provision for unforgettable culinary experiences. It’s no wonder, then, that the rich and famous choose this place over and over again in their travel plans. Want to enjoy a luxurious getaway too? In this article you will learn who is vacationing on Lake Como and which magnificent buildings you should definitely take a look at.

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Here lies Lake Como

About 50km north of Milan lies the third largest lake in Italy, Lake Como. From Milan you drive about 1.5 hours to the popular vacation region.

Here is a virtual view of Lake Como from Villa del Balbianello:

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Idyllic villages meet yachts and celebrities! The region around Lake Como is characterized by magnificent real estate and beautiful gardens.

A breathtaking view

Chic yachts and magnificent villas, Lake Como is a true celebrity hotspot. Many like the lake so much that they even invest in real estate. Accordingly, the celebrity density is high, especially during the summer. Here is a little insight into the special flair of Italy:

Who lives on Lake Como?

Lake Como is surrounded by countless magnificent buildings and villas. In recent years, Hollywood stars, supermodels and famous designers have settled here and enjoy the tranquility and the Italian Dolce Vita on the beautiful lake.

George Clooney: Relaxing in the megavilla

A time-out in a class of its own – actor and Sexiest Man Alive George Clooney prefers to spend the warm summer months in his 11-million-euro villa in Lignin on Lake Como. He has been the proud owner of this impressive property since 2001. Here, the heartthrob wants for nothing: 25 rooms, a pool, a gym and even a tennis court are on the premises.

George Clooney at his villa on Lake Como:

George Clooney and his dog Einstein leave the boat at the private dock of his villa:

Donnatella Versace: magnificent estate with lake view

Fashion czarina Donnatella Versace also owns a 1,400-square-meter estate, with a direct view of the water. The large, pink Villa Lago Maggiore has over 50 rooms. For a whopping $5.6 million, Donnatella made the villa her own home. Previously, countless celebrities, including Walt Disney, used the property as a vacation residence.

A look behind the scenes

Not Clooney’s, but still magnificent and impressive. Villa Camilla opens its doors. In this virtual tour you get an impression of how the celebrities live in the Italian vacation region.

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