Varese, land of events

April - August 2022 | Varese and province

FAI Events

From April to August 2022, the Italian Environment Fund (FAI), offers a series of events dedicated to culture, art and nature... all this in Varese (province)


Proposed events:

Villa Della Porta Bozzolo

  • Monday, April 18: Easter Monday in Villa - treasure hunt and packed lunch to celebrate Easter Monday. The on-site restaurant will provide picnic baskets upon reservation. Children can participate in the "Botanical Treasure Hunt".  During the day, guided tours of the Villa will be organized.

 

  • 25 April - 1 May - 2 June - 15 August 2022: Picnic in Villa - A day to spend with the family in the name of relaxation and fun! From 10:30 am you can participate, by reservation, in guided tours to discover the frescoed rooms of the Villa, country residence in the sixteenth century and then stately home in the eighteenth century, and then enjoy a picnic on the lawn. The indoor restaurant "I Rustici" will be open offering the opportunity to book a basket full of delicacies for a tasty picnic among the flowers of the park of Villa Bozzolo.

Hours:

Villa + park + guided tour: 10:30 am -11: 30 am - 12:30 am - 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - 4.30 pm
Villa and park entrance: 11.00 am - 12.00 am - 1.00 pm - 1.30 pm - 2.00 pm - 3.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Park entrance only: 10:15 pm - 11.00 am - 12.00 am- 1.00 pm- 2.00 pm - 3.00 pm- 4.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Villa and park entrance + guided tour: FAI members, Reduced Residents (Municipality of Casalzuigno), disabled: € 6 / Full: € 18 / Reduced 6-18 years: € 11 / Students 19-25 years: € 12 / National Trust Convention, the 200 of the FAI, FAI Donor Card, Corporate Golden Donor, Louvre Convention, Musei Torino VDA, Trentino Card, Musei Lombardia and other Conventions € 6,00 / Family (2 adults and children 6-18 years):  € 47 / Reduced 0-5 years: free
Villa + park ticket: FAI Members, Reduced Residents (Municipality of Casalzuigno), disabled: free/ Full: € 12.00 / Reduced 6-18 years: € 5 / Students 19-25 years: € 6 / National Trust Convention, the 200 of the FAI, FAI Donor Card, Corporate Golden Donor, Louvre Convention, Musei Torino VDA, Trentino Card, Musei Lombardia and other Conferences free / Family (2 adults and children 6-18 years): € 30 / Reduced 0-5 years: free

Park ticket only: FAI members, Reduced Residents (Municipality of Casalzuigno), disabled: free / Full: € 5 / Reduced 6-18 years: € 3 / Students 19-25 years: € 4 / National Trust Agreement, the 200 of the FAI, FAI Donor Card, Corporate Golden Donor, Louvre Convention, Museums Turin VDA, Trentino Card, Musei Lombardia and other Conferences free / Family (2 adults and children 6-18 years):  € 13 / Reduced 0-5 years: free                                                                                                                     

For information +39 0332 624136 / faibozzolo@fondoambiente.it


Monastero di Torba:

  • Monday 18 April, 2 June, 15 August 2022: Picnic at the Monastery - A day to spend at the Monastery of Torba between breakfast on the grass, games for adults and children, guided tours, walks and much more.  Visitors can spend the day relaxing and fun. The large lawn in the shadow of the imposing tower is the ideal place for a picnic, which does not include the lighting of fires, enjoying the packed lunch brought from home or, on reservation, buying exquisite baskets prepared by the restaurant. In addition, at 11 and 15 will be organized team games in the open air and throughout the day guided tours that will allow you to discover the thousand-year history of this charming place.

Hours: 10:00 - 18:00 

Ticket - The ticket allows access from 10.00 am and up to an hour before closing, on time of your choice. The ticket is valid all day.
FAI members: € 6 / Full: € 14 / Reduced Residents (Municipalities of Gornate Olona and Castelseprio): € 6 / Family (2 adults and children 6-18 years):  € 36 / Reduced 0-5 years: free 

Takeaway proposal by the restaurant Antica Torre:
Sandwich + water + small dessert 10€ 
First course + water + small dessert 15€ 
On request: anticatorre.torba@gmail.com - 348 8687196

 

  • Saturday 23, Sunday 24 and Monday 25 April 2022 - Herbarium - Torba Monastery opens its doors to the second edition of the event dedicated to medicinal plants and their countless past and current uses, including popular beliefs, traditions and science. The exhibitors of the territory and will not be present all three days of the event: on sale seed plants and cuttings, cosmetic products and essential oils based on medicinal and aromatic herbs, herbal teas, infusions and liqueurs, and much more.  Discover here the exhibitors of this edition. The restaurant will offer themed menus with local herbs and local products.  Click here to read the menu.

Opening hours - Discover the full program of the event days at this link.

Tickets - Members FAI: €6 / Full: €15 / Reduced Residents: €6 / Reduced 0-5 Years: free / Reduced 6-18 Years: €6 / Students 19-25 Years: €6 / Convention National Trust, Sponsor, Convention Louvre, Convention Abb Museums Lombardy: €6 / Disabled: free / Family (2 adults and children 6-18 years): €36

 

  • Saturday, March 12 - The archaeologist / Saturday, April 9 - The anthropologist / Saturday, May 7 - The art historian. Taking part in the construction sites for children, you will meet archaeologists, art historians and anthropologists to understand the tools of study, the methods with which they choose and conduct their research, the ways in which they reorganize the information and help us to write the history of the long life of the Monastery of Torba.  Activities for children 7-11 years.

Hours - at 14.30 and 16.00

Tickets - Children Members FAI: € 6 / Children Full: € 10 / Reduced Children Residents (Municipalities of Gornate Olona and Castelseprio): € 6 / Adult accompanying person € 8; adult accompanying person Member FAI free.

For information and reservations: 0331 820301 / faitorba@fondoambiente.it


Villa e collezione Panza

  • Monday 18 April, Sunday 29 May and Sunday 26 June 2022: Villa Panza in&out - A series of events dedicated to families to get to know the area around Villa Panza through a special guided tour and fun and creative outdoor activities. The common thread of the story will be the gardens, undisputed protagonists of the city of Varese.  Event for adults and families with children aged 6 and over.

Timetable 

For the day 18/04 appointments are scheduled at 10.30 - 14.30 - 16.30.
For the days 29/05 and 26/06 the appointment is only at 16.30
All meetings will have a duration of 1h15 each.

Tickets: FAI members (adults and children): 5€ / Full (adults and children): 10€

 

  • Sunday 24 April, 8 May, 5 June 2022: Special Lab. Exhibition "Giorgio Colombo for the Panza Collection" - An opportunity to discover some great artists collected by Panza through the shots of the famous photographer and experiment with an exclusive photographic printing technique: cyanotype.  Event for children from 8 years. Duration: 2 hours.

Each appointment will be structured as follows:

  • experiential and interactive path to discover the photographs of Giorgio Colombo and the environments of Villa Panza
  • focus on an artist (10/04 Sol lewitt - 8/05 Weiner - 5/06Long)
  • laboratory of cyanotype (ancient method of photographic printing characterized by the typical color Prussian Blue) modulated on the artist protagonist of the focus

Opening hours: 15,30

Tickets (for children): full € 15 / members € 10

 

  • Saturday 5 March, 2 April and 7 May 2022: Saturday in art at Villa Panza - Special paths to discover the artists and works of art of the permanent collection of Villa Panza through multisensorial and emotional explorations, perceptive experiences, to invite to a silent conversation between the visitor and the work of art and solicit unexpected dialogues between the participants. 

Hours: at 15.30 on Saturday 5 March, 2 April and 7 May 2022 

Tickets: FAI members 5€ / Full price 10€

 

  • Sunday 20 March, 3 April and 22 May 2022: Villa Panza LAB. Storytelling, art and creativity - Each meeting will be characterized by a theme that will guide families to discover the villa and the works on display through the reading of illustrated books, the observation of works of art, playful and creative activities.Target: families with children from 4 years - Duration 75min

Hours: 15.00 (Laboratory in Italian) / 16.30 (English Laboratory)

Tickets: For adults and children: FAI members: € 10 / full: € 15

For more information: Tel. 0332 283960 / faibiumo@fondoambiente.it


For further information: varese@delegazionefai.fondoambiente.it

    Lago Maggiore Meeting Industry
    Provincia di Varese

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