Just down the road from us in Tremezzo is the Villa Carlotta. It is a world famous botanical garden consisting of a stately villa built by the Marquis Clerici in the 18th. century and acres of gardens overlooking the Lake. Here are some isolated shots taken last week with the Zeiss 35-70. Unfortunately, I can't show you any of the interior of the villa because photography is not allowed inside.
A small fountain in front of the villa:
A portion of the front stairway:
This was taken in a small shed that contained a collection of gardening tools:
Just a pot with some flowers:
And a final flower: