8 Sights in Varese, Italy (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Varese, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Varese, Italy.

Sightseeing Tours in Varese

1. Museo Baroffio

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The Baroffio Museum and the Sanctuary of the Sacro Monte above Varese is one of the Lombard museums of the most ancient Foundation, in fact, it was originally inaugurated in August 1900 in rooms annexed to the sanctuary of the Sacro Monte di Varese. The building in which the collection was currently exhibited was inaugurated in 1936 thanks to the bequests of the Baron Giuseppe Baroffio Dall'Aglio, from which the museum takes its name, with a setting edited by Lodovico Pogliaghi. After an almost ten -year closure was reopened in December 2001, thanks to the Paul VI Foundation for the Sacro Monte.

Wikipedia: Museo Baroffio e del Sacro Monte (IT), Website

2. Casa Museo Lodovico Pogliaghi

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The house-museum Lodovico Pogliaghi is a home-house located at the end of the Viale delle Cappelle del Sacro Monte di Varese. It was designed and built from Novo by Pogliaghi himself, and exhibits his collection of works of art including archaeological finds, paintings and sculptures dating back between the Renaissance and the Baroque era and sketches, chalks, drawings of the artist himself.

Wikipedia: Casa-museo Lodovico Pogliaghi (IT), Website

3. Parco di Villa Recalcati

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Giardino Storico di Villa Recalcati park in Italy. It is located in the province of Province of Varese and region of Lombardy, in the northwestern part of the province, 500 km northwest of Rome with the capital. 384 meters above sea level is located in Giardino Storico di Villa Recalcati. Giardino Storico di Villa Recalcati located in the lake of Lago di Varese.

Wikipedia: Giardino Storico di Villa Recalcati (CEB)

4. Torre di Velate

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The Tower of Velate is a ruined guard tower in Velate, a hamlet of Varese, dating back to the 11th century that, inserted in the ancient defensive structure of the pre-Alpine Limes, was destined to military garrison underneath the street to Lake Maggiore.

Wikipedia: Torre di Velate (IT)

5. Sacro Monte di Varese

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Sacro Monte di Varese

The Sacro Monte di Varese is one of the nine sacri monti in the Italian regions of Lombardy and Piedmont which were inscribed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 2003. It has an altitude of 807 metres above sea level.

Wikipedia: Sacro Monte di Varese (EN)

6. Basilica di San Vittore

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The Collegiate Basilica of San Vittore is a Catholic place of worship, located in the center of Varese, dedicated to San Vittore. Of his relevance are the Baroque bell tower, and the Baptistery of San Giovanni of Gothic style.

Wikipedia: Basilica di San Vittore (Varese) (IT)

7. Chiesa di San Martino

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The Church of San Martino is a Roman Catholic church located in Varese, Lombardy, built as part of a female monastery of Humiliated nuns dedicated to St. Martin, already attested in the thirteenth century, now disappeared.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Martino (Varese) (IT)

8. Villa Panza

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Villa Menafoglio Litta Panza, or Villa Orrigoni Menafoglio Litta Panza, is a villa located in Biumo Superiore, a district of the Italian city of Varese. It is known for its collection of contemporary art.

Wikipedia: Villa Menafoglio Litta Panza (IT), Website


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