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Opening of Villa Monastero - Season 2020


We inform you that, with reference to the evolution of the situation related to the Coronavirus and following the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers, the Province of Lecco has ordered the closure of Villa Monastero until revocation.

In March Villa Monastero reopens to the public and opens the new season 2020.
Visitors can admire the beautiful botanical garden by the lake and the house museum with its 14 rooms.


Opening time for the Botanical Garden 2020
  • March: every day from 10am to 5pm
  • April: every day from 10am to 6.30pm
  • May and June: every day from 10am to 7.30pm
  • July and August: every day from 9.30am to 8pm
  • September: every day from 9.30am to 7.30pm. Closed all day on September 17th, 18th, until 3pm on September 19th.
  • October (until November 1st): every day from 10am to 6pm
  • November: 8th-15th-22nd-29th from 10am to 5pm
  • December: 6th-7th-8th-13th-20th-26th-27th-28th-29th-30th-31st from 10am to 5pm

Opening time for the House Museum 2020
  • March: on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays from 10am to 5pm
  • April: on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 10am to 6.30pm
  • May: on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays form 10am to 7.30pm
  • June: from Tuesday to Sunday and on holidays from 10am to 7.30pm
  • July and August: every day from 9.30am to 8pm
  • September: from Tuesday to Sunday and on holidays from 9.30am to 7.30pm. Closed on September 17th, 18th, 19th
  • October (until November 1st): from Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm
  • November: 8th-15th-22nd-29th from 10am to 5pm
  • December: 6th-7th-8th-13th-20th-26th-27th-28th-29th-30th-31st from 10am to 5pm

Prices 2020

Tickets Botanical Garden
  • € 8,00 for adults
  • € 5,00 for senior visitors over the age of 65, groups of more than 10 people, Italian Touring Club members, residents in the province of Lecco.
  • € 3,50 for young people between 12 and 18 and students between 18 and 24.

FREE for children of 11 and under, disabled visitors, ICOM members, Abbonamento Musei Lombardia Milano holders, residents in Varenna, journalists.

Free entrance is guaranteed for professional guides and tour leaders, only together with a group.

Tickets can be bought until 30min. before the closure time


Cumulative ticket with Villa Cipressi Botanical Garden*

  • € 15,00 for adults
  • € 9,00 senior visitors over the age of 65, groups of more than 10 people, Italian Touring Club members, residents in the province of Lecco
  • € 6,00 for young people between 12 and 18 and students between 18 and 24

* purchasable only on the opening days of the Villa Cipressi garden.


Botanical Garden and House Museum
  • € 10,00 for adults.
  • € 7,00 for senior visitors over the age of 65, groups of more than 10 people, Italian Touring Club members, residents in the province of Lecco.
  • € 5,00 for young people between 12 and 18 and students between 18 and 24.

FREE for children of 11 and under, disabled visitors, ICOM members, Abbonamento Musei Lombardia Milano holders, residents in Varenna, journalists.

Free entrance is guaranteed for professional guides and tour leaders, only together with a group.

Tickets can be bought until 30min. before the closure time


Cumulative ticket with Villa Cipressi Botanical Garden*

  • € 17,00 for adults
  • € 11,00 senior visitors over the age of 65, groups of more than 10 people, Italian Touring Club members, residents in the province of Lecco
  • € 7,50 for young people between 12 and 18 and students between 18 and 24

* purchasable only on the opening days of the Villa Cipressi garden


Boat access

Docking at Villa Monastero is free for visit purpose; the access to the dock is allowed to boats and taxi boats only for the time needed to get off and on the boat to visit the Botanical Garden and the House Museum, after asking the ticket office (telephone number 0039 0341 830129).
Berthing platform: width 6,30 m x length 2,70 m, connected to another platform on the shore through a gangway 1,10 m wide and 6,50 m long.


Villa Monastero
Via G.Polvani 4, Varenna (LC), Italy
T +39 0341 295450
E [email protected]
villamonastero.eu

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