Guided tours in occasion of the “Giornata Internazionale dei Diritti delle Persone con Disabilità” (International Day for the Rights of the Persons with Disabilities)

Saturday, December 3rd the Province of Lecco will organize guided tours of the House Museum for people with disabilities, possible thanks to the absence of architectural barriers in the House Museum.

 

The guided tours will be organized in collaboration with local associations that deal with disabilities.

Varenna fo Kids: Thursday, 9th July

On Thursday 9th July, from 4:30 pm to 6 pm, parents and children will be involved in an interactive tour that will lead them to discover, through play, the history and the beauties of Villa Monastero and the peculiarities of its huge park with lots of botanic species.
Afterwards they will follow a creative workshop to create an original botanic datasheet.
All the activities will be both in English and Italian for kids from 4 to 11 years old with parents.
The meeting point will be at the entrance of Villa Monastero.
In case of bad weather the activity will be postponed.

The activities are free. Entrance tickets are not included: € 5,00 full; € 2 groups; free for children from 0 to 13 and for Varenna citizens.
Reservation is required:
- by e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (giving name, surname, age of the child, telephone and e-mail contacts) 
- by phone at 0039.0341.830367

“Varenna for Kids” is a series of 6 events organised by Comune di Varenna Assessorato al Turismo, in collaboration with Materia Viva, to make Italian and foreign families discover the beauties of Varenna in a funny way: from lake to churches, from Villa Monastero to Vezio Castle.

For further information: read here.

Walking in the Botanic Garden at Villa Monastero

On Sunday 23rd May and on Sunday 6th June at 4 p.m., in collaboration with Grandi Giardini Italiani, Villa Monastero will take part to the Chelsea Fringe Italia 2015 festival with two special guided walks through the Botanic Garden. The walks will lead the participants to discover the botanical species of the park, the seasonal blooming of the historic rose gardens (and of the English roses among them).

The Garden of the Villa runs for nearly 2 km along the eastern shore of Lake Como and houses more than 500 exotic and local species, with rare collections of wisterias, citrus, palm and box trees, camellias and a section devoted to perfumed essences.

Chelsea Fringe is a modern and independent gardening festival born in London in 2012 to be a concurrent alternative to the historic Chelsea Flower Show, the most important and the oldest flower exposition in the United Kingdom. The festival, totally run by volunteers, lasts 3 weeks each year and includes (simultaneously in different cities in Great Britain and all around the world) several kinds of events such as pop-up gardens, meetings, debates, installations and exhibitions, in order to show the creative and imaginative soul of gardening. The edition 2015 (from 16th May to 7th June) involves for the first time European countries such as Italy and Slovenia as well as important Australian and Japanese cities.

The walks through the garden will be free. The visitors will be asked to pay only the ticket for the access to the Garden or to the House Museum: full price ticket 8 euros (5 euros only the garden), reduced ticket (for senior visitors 65+, groups of 10+ people, Touring Club members, young people between 14 and 18 and students between 18 and 24) 4 euros (2 euros only the garden), free for children of 13 and under, visitors with disabilities, ICOM members and Varenna citizens.

For further information: www.chelseafringe.com

Guided tours at Villa Monastero: Sunday 5th July 2015

On Sunday 5th July there will be the second guided tour at Villa Monastero and Varenna proposed for the occasion of Expo 2015 by the qualified tourist guides of Gruppo Guide Lecco.

The visit, that will take about 1 hour and a half, will start from the entrance of Villa Monastero where the meeting with the guide, Laura Fumagalli, is set for 3 p.m.
The guided tour will cost 5 euros per person in addition to the price for the ticket to Villa Monastero (8 euros for adults / 4 euros for senior visitors 65+, groups of 10+ people, Touring Club members, young people between 14 and 18 and students between 18 and 24 / free access for children under 13, people with disabilities, ICOM members and Varenna citizens).

On request and only if a minimum of 8 participants is reached it will be also possible to continue the visit with a walk in the village of Varenna for approximately another hour and for the extra cost of 3 euros per person.

For further information: Gruppo Guide Lecco – mob. 346 2858072 – e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Guided tours at Villa Monastero: Sunday 6th September 2015

On Sunday 6th September, at 10 o' clock, there will be the fourth and last guided tour at Villa Monastero and Varenna proposed for the occasion of Expo 2015 by the qualified tourist guides of Gruppo Guide Lecco. Reservation is compulsory (Gruppo Guide Lecco – mob. 346 2858072 – e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

The visit will take about 1 hour and a half and will start from the entrance of Villa Monastero where the meeting with the guide, Laura Fumagalli, is set.
The guided tour will cost 5 euros per person in addition to the price for the ticket to Villa Monastero (8 euros for adults / 4 euros for senior visitors 65+, groups of 10+ people, Touring Club members, young people between 14 and 18 and students between 18 and 24 / free access for children under 13, people with disabilities, ICOM members and Varenna citizens).

On request and only if a minimum of 8 participants is reached it will be also possible to continue the visit with a walk in the village of Varenna for approximately another hour and for the extra cost of 3 euros per person).

For further information: Gruppo Guide Lecco – mob. 346 2858072 – e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Guided tours at Villa Monastero: Sunday 21st June 2015

On Sunday 21st June there will be the first guided tour at Villa Monastero and Varenna proposed for the occasion of Expo 2015 by the qualified tourist guides of Gruppo Guide Lecco.

The visit, that will take about 1 hour and a half, will start from the entrance of Villa Monastero where the meeting with the guide, Bianca Fracassa, is set for 3 p.m.
The guided tour will cost 5 euros per person in addition to the price for the ticket to Villa Monastero (8 euros for adults / 4 euros for senior visitors 65+, groups of 10+ people, Touring Club members, young people between 14 and 18 and students between 18 and 24 / free access for children under 13, people with disabilities, ICOM members and Varenna citizens).

On request and only if a minimum of 8 participants is reached it will be also possible to continue the visit with a walk in the village of Varenna for approximately another hour and for the extra cost of 3 euros per person.

For further information: Gruppo Guide Lecco – mob. 346 2858072 – e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Guided tours at Villa Monastero: Sunday 2nd August 2015

On Sunday 2nd August there will be the third guided tour at Villa Monastero and Varenna proposed for the occasion of Expo 2015 by the qualified tourist guides of Gruppo Guide Lecco.

The visit, that will take about 1 hour and a half, will start from the entrance of Villa Monastero where the meeting with the guide, Luigia Maggioni, is set for 3 p.m.
The guided tour will cost 5 euros per person in addition to the price for the ticket to Villa Monastero (8 euros for adults / 4 euros for senior visitors 65+, groups of 10+ people, Touring Club members, young people between 14 and 18 and students between 18 and 24 / free access for children under 13, people with disabilities, ICOM members and Varenna citizens).

On request and only if a minimum of 8 participants is reached it will be also possible to continue the visit with a walk in the village of Varenna for approximately another hour and for the extra cost of 3 euros per person).

For further information: Gruppo Guide Lecco – mob. 346 2858072 – e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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