Photographic services

A unique and versatile location for unforgettable shoots

Photo shootings:

In the botanic garden of Villa Monastero it is possible to make photo shootings for private use on special occasions such as wedding photo shoots, wedding anniversaries, birthdays, wonderful travel memories, etc.

Booking is required for photo shootings the reservation must be received at least seven days before the photo shoot.

For photographic services a fee has to be paid. 

The fee allows the entrance to the venue for the couple and the photographers. Other guests will have to pay the entrance ticket to the garden.

The photo shooting is allowed during opening hours in the garden but not in exclusive use. The garden is open to visitors and there could be other visitors, groups or conferences.

Photographic service in the garden (non exclusive use)

For photographic services in the garden during opening time, the 2024 rate is 300 euros per hour (VAT included) for booking entry to the garden of Villa Monastero for a photographic service without exclusive use of any area. It is therefore possible to carry out the photo shoot in all areas of the botanical garden open to the public with non-exclusive use: this means that there may be other visitors or groups visiting the garden even during the photo shoot.

Pre-payment is required and it is not refundable.

Loggia by the lake (exclusive use)

It is possible to request the use of an exclusive area of ​​the garden for a photo shoot or proposal during opening time, for example the small loggia overlooking the lake: in this case the rate is €1.000 (VAT included) for each hour of use.

Pre-payment is required and in case of withdrawal penalties will be applied.

Glorietta terrace (exclusive use)

It is possible to request the use of an exclusive area of ​​the garden for a photo shoot or proposal during opening time, for example the Glorietta terrace on the first floor: in this case the rate is €1.250 (VAT included) for each hour of use.

Pre-payment is required and in case of withdrawal penalties will be applied.

Neoclassical temple (exclusive use)

It is possible to request the use of an exclusive area of ​​the garden for a photo shoot or proposal during opening time, for example the neoclassical temple: in this case the rate is €1.000 (VAT included) for each hour of use.

Pre-payment is required and in case of withdrawal penalties will be applied.

Photographic service during closing time

For a photo shoot in the garden of Villa Monastero when it is closed to the public, the hourly rate is 1.300 euros (VAT included).

Pre-payment is required and in case of withdrawal penalties will be applied.

To use the secretariat room for changing clothes, an amount of 100 euros (VAT included) per hour is required. The room for changing clothes must be indicated in the form requesting the photo shoot.

Filming using drones is subject to specific authorization.

Villa Monastero does not provide the photographer.

The photo shooting is not allowed inside the House Museum.

Reservation is requested. We kindly ask you to write an e-mail to villa.monastero@provincia.lecco.it: you will receive a form to fill in.

During the photo shoot, a moderate tone of voice must be kept and shouts must be avoided as you are in a museum location and conventions or conferences may be in the venue.                

 

Villa Monastero, with its splendid garden overlooking the lake, is the perfect setting for impressive photoshoots. The versatility of the setting allows for unique shoots that make the most of the brand’s characteristics. Over the years, the location has been chosen as a photographic set by internationally renowned fashion and tourism magazines.

For information and reservations please write to villa.monastero@provincia.lecco.it 

Use of drones:

If the filming, or photographs, are carried out by drones, the applicant must comply with the requirements and recommendations of the Personal Data Protection Authority and the ENAC Regulations (Italian Civil Aviation Authority regulations).

The use of drones must be authorized by the Province of Lecco. The drone pilot must send the self-certification to the Province of Lecco in which he declares that he complies with the European Regulation and the relevant ENAC indications; if the drone weighs more than or equal to 250 gr, the drone operator must demonstrate that he is in possession of the appropriate licence.

The self-certification must provide the following information and must be signed by the drone pilot:

· registration statement by the Italian Authority on www.d-flight.it

· insurance policy compliant to the ENAC indications

· to respect the privacy of others during the shooting