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From May 2023 | Gornate Olona

Events at Monastero di Torba

On Monday 1st May, Friday 2nd June and Tuesday 15th August you can spend the day at the Monastero di Torba, an enchanting FAI site in Gornate Olona. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious picnic on the lawn prepared by the "Antica Torre" restaurant, reservations are required, and to visit the Monastery from 10:00 a.m. onwards. Play areas have also been set up for children. 

For information and guided tour: 0331 820301,

To book the picnic basket: +39 3488687196,

On Saturday 3rd June and Sunday 4th June 2023, the Monastery will be regularly open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with the last entry scheduled for 5:00 p.m. It will be possible to visit the monastery independently by scanning the QR code at the entrance and downloading the digital guide. 

There is also a bike rental service inside the Monastery: the service is by reservation only and you can choose whether to rent a bike for half or the whole day. 

For booking bike hire: 0331.820301,


Guided tours: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


FAI members: €6,00 

Full price: €14,00 

Residents (Comuni di Gornate Olona e Castelseprio): €6,00 

Family (2 adultis and children 6-18 years): € 36,00 

Reduced price between 0 and 5: free entry 

    Lago Maggiore Meeting Industry
    Provincia di Varese