Villa Diodati

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Lord Byron stayed in the Villa Diodati, with his friend the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley and his entourage.

Lord Byron completed a third canto of Childe Harold here at Diodati.

A boat trip to the head of the lake with Shelley gave Byron material for his Prisoner of Chillon.

In this house, the basis for the classical horror stories Frankenstein and The Vampyre were laid.


Cologny, Genf, Switzerland

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