Villa Monastero reopens to visitors on May 23rd

Villa Monastero in Varenna is ready to welcome back visitors from all over the world who want to relax and be surrounded by art and nature on Lake Como.


Province of Lecco has accomplished to reopen the Botanical Garden and House Museum starting from Saturday, May 23rd and is taking all measures to allow visitors to carry out their visit in full safety, concerning the health emergency we are going through.


The interest and beauty of Villa Monastero is confirmed by the fact it was ranked 23rd in 2019 ranking of most visited museums in Lombardy, out of more than 170 cultural sites.


During this phase of the emergency the Botanical Garden and House Museum will be open to individuals and families, the access will not be allowed to larger groups. Visits to the House Museum will take place following a marked path which allows visitors to enter and exit from separate accesses; every visitor must wear a protective mask for their safety.


The Botanical Garden opens every day in May and June from 10am to 7.30pm; the House Museum opens from Thursday to Sunday in May, and from Tuesday to Sunday and on holidays in June from 10am to 7.30pm.


On Monday, May 18th we just celebrated the International Museum Day promoted by International Council of Museums, an important date for Villa Monastero and a special moment to reopen.


Normal tickets cost 10 euros (8 euros for Garden only). Reduced tickets for people over 65 and groups over 10 people cost 7 euros (5 euros for Garden only). Special tickets for young people from 12 to 18 and students up to 24 years old cost 5 euros (3,50 euros for Garden only). Free access is granted to children 0-11, people with disabilities and journalists.


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