Villa Lante in Bagnaia, a suburb of Viterbo, is, together with Bomarzo, one of the most famous 16th-century Mannerist style surprise gardens. The Villa, owned by the Italian State, since December 2014 is managed by the Polo Museale of Lazio. Despite the lack of contemporary documentation, its design is attributed to Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola. For those who arrive after having just visited Palazzo Farnese in Caprarola the first notable impression is the difference between the two villas of Vignola, although erected in the same area, in the same period, and in the same architectural style: the similarities between the two monuments are few . In 2011 she was voted “the most beautiful park in Italy”. [1] In 2014 a silver commemorative coin with a nominal value of 5 euros is dedicated to it, included in the series “Villas and Gardens of Italy”.