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A private tour to Villa Panza and a cool aperitif in Varese "the garden city"
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A private tour to Villa Panza and a cool aperitif in Varese "the garden city"
A few kilometers away from Milan and Como lies Varese, a quite unknown destination which, indeed, was chosen as a leisure site by many wealthy and aristocrats families between XVII and XX centuries. The town has thus become a "garden-city", thanks to the several gorgeous villas and their gardens. <br>This private tour will take you to discover the amazing Villa Panza, close to the centre, which features a remarkable contemporary art collection (dan Flavin, Robert Irwin, James Turrell), perfectly blended with the Rococo furnitures and some African and Pre-columbian works of art. After a guided tour of its contemprary art collection and its beautiful garden, you will reach the centre of Varese by a pleasant walk, in order to enjoy a visit to its main monuments: Saint Vittore church with its bell tower, and the magnificent Estensi Gardens.Your experience will end with an exclusive aperitif, based on a typical drink served in a historical cafeteria.
$229.84 per adult
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Paula W wrote a review Jan 2020
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We spent a morning hiking part of the trail, in each direction, from the station of the tram. The views were incredible and the little stores were charming. The cathedral/monastery was amazing. We were with all of our adult children and grand children. Everyone enjoyed the
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Responded Jan 31, 2020
Grazie per la recensione con valutazione massima, condividi l'emozione della bellezza del Sacro Monte con chi non lo conosce ancora
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Antonio M wrote a review Dec 2019
Sofia, Bulgaria37 contributions6 helpful votes
Is a quite beautiful place also for a light walk after dinner. In clear days it is possible to see all the plain toeard Milan... and someone assure to have clearly recognized also the sparkling "Madonnina" of the Duomo
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Grazie per la recensione con valutazione massima, condividi l'emozione della bellezza del Sacro Monte con chi non lo conosce ancora
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ianatcambridge wrote a review Oct 2019
St Ives, United Kingdom471 contributions229 helpful votes
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Superb views over a wide area. About 300 metres walk from main car park down slide incline to beneath Sanctuaire de Santa Monte. Two lifts up if not able to climb steps. 14 chapels with frescos and life size terracotta figures depicting life of Christ. Darkened glass and
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Thank for your great review
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gregoryscat wrote a review Oct 2019
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom206 contributions83 helpful votes
We visited the village at the very top of this pilgrimage path. It was wet and very rainy that day but it did not stop us from admiring and enjoying the beauty of this medieval village. Narrow cobbled lanes, little tunnels and beautiful quaint old houses are all to be enjoyed
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Thanks for your great review
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BPJDP wrote a review Oct 2019
Zurich, Switzerland55 contributions6 helpful votes
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We had an amazing morning. Take the opportunity to go around and enjoy the full day. We had beautiful weather and we enjoyed the walk. Wear appropriate shoes and simply take in beauty
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Date of experience: October 2019
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