Villa Fogazzaro Roi

Villa Fogazzaro Roi

A “Little World of the Past” facing out over the Italian shore of Lake Lugano

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ticket prices

FAI members: free entry, Adults: € 18, Reduced (aged 6-18): €10


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With a wonderful view on Lugano lake, Villa Fogazzaro is located on the Italian side of the lake at only 10 km from Lugano. It’s a secluded, intimate, 19th-century upper-middle-class residence. The exquisite and still-intact furniture, paintings and objets d’art evoke the atmosphere of Piccolo Mondo Antico of Antonio Fogazzaro.
The Villa is open from March to December. The visit includes the guided tour. It’s an amazing place for small private events and exclusive experiences.

Opening hours

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Guided tour is included in the ticket and reservation is required. Please, click here to book.
Guided house tours are scheduled and lasts approximately 60 minutes

FAI members: € 4
Adults: € 18
Reduced (aged 6-18): €10
Students aged 25 or under: €13
Children aged 0-5: free entry
Family (2 adults and 2 or more children (6 - 18 years old): € 50
INTO National Trust members* (for more informations, Bienfaiteurs Amis du Louvre*, ICOM*, those with disabilities + 1 companion, Lombardia Card members: €4,00

How to get here

By car
From Lugano: follow the signs for Dogana di Gandria and Oria. Villa Fogazzaro Roi is located near the junction for Castello. From Como: follow the signs for Menaggio, Porlezza and Valsolda; continue then for 4 km along the Strada Statale SS340 road heading towards “Valsolda lungo lago”. After passing through Albogasio, you will come to Villa Fogazzaro Roi near the junction for Castello.

By boat
Departing from Lugano using the public service: Società navigazione del Lago di Lugano.

By bus (ASF autolinee)
Bus line C10 Como – MenaggioBus line C12 Menaggio - Oria – Lugano

Guided tours and group visits

For private house guided tours and groups write to:


A public parking facility is located at the intersection to Castello (5 minutes walk) or in the borough of Albogasio (10 minutes walk).


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Good to know

Only guide dogs and therapy dogs with a training certificate for assistance to persons with disabilities are allowed inside the Villa.
To guarantee an optimal visit of the Villa and the conservation of the interiors, it is requested to contact the Property before the visit.
More information in the accessibility section.


Visitors with disabilities and, when applicable, their caregiver have free access, in accordance with M.D. 507/97 updated to M.D. 13/2019 and L.104/92.

The guided tour of the interior of the Villa costs 4€ per person.

A reduced ticket is required in case of events and other additional services.

Guide dogs and therapy dogs with a training certificate for assistance to persons with disabilities are allowed, always on a leash, inside the Villa. Please let us know their presence in advance via e-mail or telephone in order to guarantee the visit in complete safety and in respect of the collections.

For persons with reduced mobility: difficult access to the property due to its historic nature.

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