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/

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