A sixteenth-century villa in the countryside, property of FAI, ideal for any type of event.
- Openingfrom February to Novermber
- N° Meeting halls5
- Plenary capacity100 seats
- Further halls/rooms from 60 to 100
- Spoken Languages Italian, English, French, German
- Affiliations: FAI – Fondo Ambiente Italiano
Country house in the sixteenth century, then mansion in the eighteenth century, the Villa tells amid frescoes and rosebushes the rise and fall of a local noble family.
The most striking locations within the Villa: the Ballroom at the ground floor , the Dining Room, richly painted and originally used as a chapel, the two kitchens: one of the seventeenth century (the “Caminata”, one of the most ancient within the building) and the other of the eighteenth century.
Companies and privates may organize:
– private events, exclusive lunches and dinners
– business meetings, conventions and team building
– books presentations e products launches
– film sets and photo shoots
The monumental stairs of the garden often become the set of sophisticated fashion shows. The Villa was also choosen by Franco Battiato for some scenes of his latest movie “Musikanten“.
FAI properties nearby: Villa Panza, Monastery of Torba, Velate Tower.
Places of interest in the surroundings: Borromee Islands – The Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso – Rocca di Angera – Sacro Monte Varese – Arcumeggia – Voltorre Cloister – Isolino Virginia – Nature Reserve Swamp Brabbia – Campo dei Fiori Park – Flavour Trail of Varese Valleys – World Rowing – Gliding – Cycling – Trekking.
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Elegant atmosphere XVIIIth century. Floral and trompe-l'oeil rococo frescoes. The grand ballroom and the dining room are very suggestive. Two very well preserved kitchens of seventeenth and eighteenth century have to be seen.
The sixteenth-century original building was enlarged at the end of 1600 while the large court of honor dates to the early 1700. Milan painters Salvione and Bosso decorated the interiors.
At the center of the "Land of Lakes" which includes the most famous Lake Maggiore, Lake Varese and Ceresio (Lugano), and the small and picturesque Lake Monate, Lake Comabbio, Lake Ghirla, Ganna Lake.
- Number of halls5
- Plenary capacity100
- Further halls/roomsfrom 60 to 100
- Exibition area sqm160
Sala Baco da Seta
Cortile d’onore e Portico
Salone Centrale Piano Terra
- N° Seats 40