Start: 19 October 2018
9 h 00 min
End: 19 October 2018
16 h 30 min

Event Venue

Villa del Balbianello

GPS: 45.9652637, 9.2024814

At Villa del Balbianello, there is much to see, including the loggia with a ‘rosa dei venti’ inlaid in the floor and spectacular views over Tremezzina and Isola Comacina; the library with collections of books on geographic and alpine expeditions; a museum; cycle of 150 paintings on glass from the 17th century; collection from the Tang dynasty of terracotta statuettes.

After the visit we shall return to Lenno and drive several kms to Griante, to the family-run Ristorante Le Belle Isole, on the lake-side, where we have reserved for lunch around 13.00-13.30. There are plenty of dishes to choose from. After lunch we make out way back to Lugano, admiring the views and will aim to get everyone back by 16.30.

Transport:
We shall be offering car-sharing leaving from Lugano or Mendrisio 9.00am to drive to Lenno and park at or near the embarcadera to then take the boat to the Villa del Balbianello. 

Cost:
The entrance and guided visit costs 20 euro per person but is free for members of FAI. 

Reservations to:
Mrs Patty Pellegrini, Via Baroffio 1, 6850 Mendrisio, Tel : 091 6465352, or
Mrs Penny Osti, tel/fax : 091 9701654, email : p.osti@bluewin.ch or
Mrs Beverly Ortelli, Tel : 091 630 0086,email :1superspider@bluemail.ch

Fees & Tickets
Free
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