Varese, land of events

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Events at Torba abbey

  • January 31st: FESTA DELLA GIOBIA 

Festa della Giobia is a traditional and popular event in the province of Varese: every year during the last week of January, the Giobia, an old witch is burt to gain favour for the new year. This year the traditional bonfire will be organized also in Torba Abbey, here's tre program: 

  • 18:30 guided tour of Torba Abbey
  • 19:30 Dinner with local dishes at "La Cucina del Sole"


Entry with guided tour: 

  • Full ticket: € 10,00
  • Reduced ticket (4-14 yo): € 5,00
  • FAI members and inhabitant of Gornate Olona: € 4,00
  • Families (2 adults + 2 children): € 25,00

Entry with the dinner (reservation needed)

  • Full ticket: € 40
  • FAI members and inhabitant of Gornate Olona: € 35,00

Info and booking

FAI - Monastero di Torba
Via Stazione - 21040 Gornate Olona, Varese
Tel. 0331.820301

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