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From Thursday 8th December 2022 to Tuesday 17th January 2023 | Varese


From Thursday 8th December to Tuesday 17th January  at The Estensi Gardens of Varese the ai Giardini Estensi,  the magic of Christmas arrives.

Following the great success of last year's edition, which attracted 150,000 spectators, "Lights at Gardens" returns with a programme full of novelties.

The Studio Festi, one of the most important "party artists" in the world,  brings modern light installations and architecture in baroque style at Estensi Garden of Varese,  to immerse spectators in a wonderful, luminous world of yesteryear.

In addition, children from Varese primary schools will be the protagonists of the "Winter Tales" projected onto the facades of the Palazzo, creating an ideal bridge between the Este's past and the future, designed by children.


It will be a great event divided into many interesting and magical events for children and adults.


  • From Monday to Friday: 17.30-21.00
  • On Saturday and Sunday: 17.30-22.00


  • On Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th December: "Winter Tales" by children from Varese primary schools
  • On Thursday 8th December:  Ufficial Opening.



On the occasion of the Christmas holidays, parking facilities in the Green Areas are confirmed. They will be free of charge on days and times:

  • 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th December 2022: 10.00 - 20.00
  • Friday: 14.00 - 20.00
  • Saturday :10.00 - 20.00.

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