Villa Erba

Lake Como

Living a fairytale dream wedding on the Lake Shores

Villa Erba, located on the shores of the breathtaking Lake Como, is a place of unparalleled beauty and elegance. With its stunning views, rich history, and timeless charm, Villa Erba is an ideal location for a romantic wedding ceremony.

Nestled in the town of Cernobbio, Italy, it dates back to the late 19th century. It was originally built as a summer residence for the prominent Erba family, who were wealthy industrialists from Milan. Designed by architect Luigi Erba, the villa seamlessly combines elements of neoclassical, Renaissance, and Art Nouveau styles, resulting in a visually captivating masterpiece.

The villa is surrounded by lush, well-manicured gardens that offer a picturesque backdrop for weddings and events. The pristine waters of Lake Como reflect the beauty of the villa, creating a magical atmosphere that is truly unforgettable. The stunning views of the lake, framed by the majestic Alps in the distance, provide a sense of serenity and tranquillity that adds to the allure of the venue.


Arts and culture inspired

Villa Erba's connection to the arts adds to its allure. The villa has been featured in numerous films, serving as a backdrop for romance and drama on the silver screen. Its beauty has inspired countless artists, writers, and musicians throughout history.

The charming path to the lake is one of the most amazing spots for luxury weddings in Italy and a preferred wedding venue for prestigious couples seeking the best on Lake Como


  • plenty of different areas
  • directly on the Lake Shores
  • beautiful gardens and a boat dock available
  • up to 600 guests
  • 55 km from the airport
  • 7 km from Swiss border

Natural reserves and mountain trails

The villages surrounding Lake Como are a picturesque blend of history, charm, and natural beauty. From the famous Bellagio with its cobbled streets and panoramic views to the romantic Varenna with its medieval architecture, each village has its own allure. Menaggio offers a lively atmosphere and serves as a gateway to the stunning mountains.

Como enchants its cathedral and vibrant shopping district, while Tremezzo boasts the renowned Villa Carlotta. The surrounding landscapes, embraced by the majestic Alps, provide ample opportunities for outdoor exploration. Together, Lake Como and its villages create an idyllic setting that captures the hearts of visitors from all around the world.

Milan is only an hour away, by train ride or car, for a weekend of fashion shopping, trendy bars and museums with great contemporary art. 

Useful distances

  • 7 km > Como
  • 31 km > Varenna
  • 32 km > Lugano (Switzerland)
  • 54 km > Milan
  • 96 km > Bergamo
  • 172 km > Turin
  • 180 km > Sirmione
  • 230 km > Mantua
Recreational activities

Nature and high-end life

Lake Como offers the opportunity to experience both naturalistic tours and the joys of the luxurious scene of the lake.

Lake Como offers a wealth of experiences to make your holiday an unforgettable indulgence in beauty, relaxation, and refined pleasures: visit the magnificent historic villas that adorn the lake's shoreline, such as Villa Balbianello or Villa Carlotta; Charter a private boat and cruise along the tranquil waters of the Lake; indulge in exquisite dishes while admiring the panoramic lake views as Lake Como boasts a plethora of Michelin-starred restaurants; pamper yourself with luxurious spa treatments and wellness experiences; take to the skies on a helicopter tour and admire the stunning aerial views of Lake Como, the surrounding villages, and the majestic Alps.

Keep busy with:

  • Hiking on the mountain trails
  • Horse riding
  • Boat rides
  • Spa and wellness centres
  • Paragliding
  • Windsurfing, kitesurfing
  • Luxury shopping