Four free special evening openings of the Botanical Garden

We inform our kind visitors that the Botanical Garden of Villa Monastero will be open for free from Wednesday 15th to Saturday 18th August from 7pm to 11pm to allow guests to admire all the beauties of the moonlight Botanical Garden.

 

Access is allowed up to the fountain in front of the House Museum; for the occasion the Bistrot of Villa Monastero will be also open until 11pm.

 

Buffet lunch at Villa Monastero on August 15th 2018

The Province of Lecco has organised a special event for Wednesday 15TH August 2018: a lunch in the beautiful setting of the Botanical Garden of Villa Monastero.

 

A rich buffet lunch will be available from 12pm to 2pm in the Villa Monastero garden or, in case of bad weather, under the tensile structure by the lake.The participants will taste typical Italian and Lake Como dishes, a bottle of red or white wine every two people, water and coffee.it will also be possible to visit the House Museum and the Botanical Garden.                       

 

The reservations, for a maximum of 60 people, must be received before August 14th at 12pm (email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).         

 

The price is €50 for adults and €20 for children of 12 and under.              

Kid Pass Days at Villa Monastero

On Saturday 12th May from 2pm to 5pm, the Province of Lecco adheres to the initiative Kid Pass Days 2018.

The children with their families, through an itinerary with funny quizzes and riddles, will have the opportunity to explore and discover the beautiful reality of Villa Monastero.

 

The activity is included in the entrance ticket (free for children of 11 and under) and is recommended for children aged between six and ten. In May the Botanical Garden will be open every day from 9.30am to 7pm while the House Museum on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and festive days from 9.30am to 7pm. 

The ticket for the Botanical Garden and of the House Museum costs €8,00 (€5,00 for the Botanical Garden only). The ticket for senior visitors over the age of 65, groups of 10 people or more, Italian Touring Club members, young people between 12 and 18 and students between 18 and 24 costs €5,00 (€3,00 for the Botanical Garden only).

 

The entrance is free for children of 11 and under, disabled visitors, ICOM members, Abbonamento Musei Lombardia Milano holders and Varenna citizens.

 

Exhibition: I Sacri Monti prealpini

On Thursday 30th  November the exhibition I Sacri Monti prealpini is going to be inaugurated in the exhibition room of Villa Monastero inVarenna. It is an interesting photographic exhibition by Marco Beck Peccoz dedicated to the representation of Sacri Monti.

The Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy are a series of nine calvaries or groups of chapels and other architectural features built in northern Italy during the late sixteenth century and the seventeenth century. They are dedicated to various aspects of the Christian faith and, because of their beauty and artistic value, in 2003 they have been acknowledged as World Heritage Sites of UNESCO.

The exhibition is composed by thirty photographic panels with some historical and artistic descriptions that show the beauty and the charm of the nine Sacri Monti.

The exhibition is promoted by Sacro Monte Varese Musei and by Fondazione Paolo VI per il Sacro Monte di Varese and has financial support of Regione Lombardia.

 

The exhibition will be open from Sunday 3rd December 2017 to Wednesday 4th April 2018 as follows:

  • On 3rd- 8th- 9th- 10th- 17th- 24th- 26th- 27th- 28th- 29th- 30th- 31st December from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm
  • On 1st- 2nd- 3rd- 4th- 5th- 6th- 7th- 14th- 21st- 28thJanuary from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm
  • On 4th- 10th- 11th- 18th - 25th February from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm
  • In Marchand until the 4th April: every day from 10.30 am to 5 pm

 

The ticket for the visit of the exhibition, of the Botanical Garden and of the House Museum costs €8,00 (€5,00 for the Botanical Garden only). The ticket for senior visitors over the age of 65, groups of 10 people or more, Italian Touring Club members, young people between 12 and 18 and students between 18 and 24 costs €5,00 (€3,00 for the Botanical Garden only). The entrance is free for children of 11 and under, disabled visitors, ICOM members, Abbonamento Musei Lombardia Milano holders and Varenna citizens.

 There are also agreements which allow visitors to benefit from other concessions.

 

For further information: www.villamonastero.euwww.facebook.com/villamonasterolcwww.instagram.com/villamonastero/

Special opening of the House Museum on Monday 30th April

We inform our kind visitors that the House Museum of Villa Monastero and the bar will be open on Monday 30th April from 10am to 6pm.

Closing of Villa Monastero on 21st, 22nd and 23rd September 2017

On Thursday 21st, Friday 22nd and in the morning of Saturday 23rd September Villa Monastero will be closed due to a conference.
The Botanical Garden will reopen on Saturday 23rd September at 3 pm, the House Museum will reopen on Sunday 24th September at 9.30 am.

 

More info: www.facebook.com/villamonasterolc

 

Camellias and Artistic Workshop for children at the Villa Monastero

In April all the visitors of Villa Monastero can enjoy the Botanical Garden in blossom.

 

In particular, in the month of April during the initiative Camellias on Lario 2018, it will be possible admire the beautiful collection of historical camellias.

 

For children, on Saturday 7th April from 2.30pm to 5.30pm, the Province of Lecco, in partnership with Associazione Abbonamento Musei.it, has organized Disegniamo l’Arte 2018 (Let’s draw art): a special artistic workshop to discover the paintings preserved inside the House Museum of Villa Monastero. 

 

This activity is recommended for children aged between six and ten.

 

The ticket for the Botanical Garden and of the House Museum costs €8,00 (€5,00 for the Botanical Garden only). The ticket for senior visitors over the age of 65, groups of 10 people or more, Italian Touring Club members, young people between 12 and 18 and students between 18 and 24 costs €5,00 (€3,00 for the Botanical Garden only).

The entrance is free for children of 11 and under, disabled visitors, ICOM members, Abbonamento Musei Lombardia Milano holders and Varenna citizens.

                       

Furthermore until Wednesday 4th April, in the exhibition room of Villa Monastero it will be possible to visit the interesting photographic exhibition by Marco Beck Peccoz dedicated to the representation of Sacri Monti prealpini.

Tra lago e monti 2017 (Between lake and mountains 2017): two concerts in Villa Monastero

On Friday 25th August and Saturday 9th September the last two concerts of the 30th music festival “Tra lago e monti 2017” (Between lake and mountains 2017) will take place at Villa Monastero in Varenna.

 

Free admission/entrance on a first come first served basis.

International Women's Day at Villa Monastero

On Thursday 8th March - International Women’s Day - the Province of Lecco will offer to all women the opportunity to visit the Villa Monastero House Museum and Botanic Garden for free from 10am to 5pm.

 

For men the entrance tickets will be € 8.00 for the House Museum and the Garden (€ 5.00 for garden only), with reductions for senior visitors over the age of 65, groups of 10 people or more, Italian Touring Club members, young people between 12 and 18 and students between 18 and 24.
FREE for children of 11 and under, disabled visitors, ICOM members, Abbonamento Musei Lombardia Milano owners and Varenna citizens.

A romantic concert and an homage to Woody Allen at Villa Monastero

On Tuesday 25th July at 9.00 pm Hanna Fridriksdottir will present her new album “It Must Be Spring” in Fermi Hall in Villa Monastero.


Free entrance on a first come first served basis.


The Botanical Garden of Villa Monastero will be open from 8.00 pm at free entrance and the bar service will be available until the beginning of the show.

 

 


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