Lake Como - Star Wars tour

The area around Lake Como in northern Italy is a very scenic place. So scenic that it was used as the setting for Naboo in Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones.

We took a Star Wars tour of the area, visiting some of the filming locations.

Lake ComoOld farm housePicnic locationFieldsLake ComoLandingStudio BuildingVilla del BalbianelloDockLake viewsLake viewsGarden terraceGarden terraceLake wallLoggiaCreeper figsCreeper figsWestern wing of the LoggiaThe churchPadme's parent's houseGardensHoylen at the Villa del Balbianello

If you want to see more, Arounder has a great virtual tour of the Villa del Balbianello.

If you want to come here, make sure you don't come in winter when the Villa del Balbianello is closed. That's what happened when I was previously in the area, so on this trip I made sure I came when it was open.

The Star Wars tour which was lead by Gigliola Foglia, who is a professional guide that worked with the film crew when they were there. If you are visiting the area, I highy recommended her tour. Alternatively, Star Wars fan Mark Dermul visited the area a month before me and he has published a book on the area.

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