Natale in Villa Monastero: special openings and events for adults and kids for Christmas season

Christmas is coming in Varenna! The Province of Lecco set a series of special openings and events in Villa Monastero in addition to our regular Winter calendar.


From December 7th to January  6th 2020 Sala Fermi will host a typical eighteenth century Neapolitan crib.


On Saturday, December 7th the House Museum and the Botanical Garden will be open from 10.30am to 4.30pm. Villa Monastero will then reopen exceptionally to the public from 8pm.


From 3pm, children aged 6-11 will have the chance to take part in a workshop to decorate Christmas balls. The activity is included in the free ticket reserved to children under 11 and their parents.


At 8.30pm  Sala Fermi will host an exhibition by the local female choir  CorolLario, with a special  participation of the soprano Daniela De Francesco. They will sing Christmas songs from the Italian tradition. The entrance is free starting from 8pm.


Full calendar of openings in December and during Christmas time,  from 10.30am to 4.30pm is:


  • December: 7th -8th-15th-22nd-26th-27th-28th-29th-30th-31st
  • gennaio: 1st-2nd-3rd-4th-5th-6th


Starting from January 12th 2020 Sunday openings will resume.


Up to Sunday, February 2nd, during opening times and included in the ticket to the House Museum, you will have the opportunity to visit the exhibition Carte in…cantate - Antonio Ghislanzoni attraverso le lettere dell’Archivio di Villa Monastero e altri inediti documenti e immagini.


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