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Southern Ticino was populated by a great variety of organisms between 180 and 245 million years ago. The museum in Meride, designed by world renowned Ticinese architect, Mario Botta, exhibits a collection of fossils found on Monte San Giorgio where there is an on-going interest as part of a UNESCO site. It is possible to find small shell fossils during a stroll around the mountain. We will meet at Beverly’s and car-pool to the museum in Meride. Entrance to the museum CHF: 12.-, reduced to CHF: 8.- Beverly Ortelli’s home: Via Nambodra, 6865 Tremona, to go to the Fossil museum Meride 6866 Afterwards everyone is invited to an English cream tea at Beverly’s home which is also on Monte San Giorgio.
We shall prepare a selection of light summer dishes under Mara’s critical eye, learning as we go, before sitting down to enjoy eating these together. Cost : Share of ingredients Place: Details will be given to the people who inscribe Reservations to: Mrs Patty Pellegrini, Via Baroffio 1, 6850 Mendrisio, Tel : 091 6465352 or Mrs Penny Osti, tel/fax : 091 9701654, email : email@example.com or Mrs Beverly Ortelli, Tel : 091 630 0086,email :firstname.lastname@example.org
A full day is planned in order to see the Basilica di Santa Maria Campagna, the Duomo, the Basilica di Sant’Antonino, the Galleria d’Arte Moderna Ricci Oddi and much more. We shall have lunch in a local restaurant, L’Osteria Santo Stefano. For this day out to be feasible at a reasonable price, we need to be 16 participants, (and fill the minibus), who must all sign up as soon as possible since we shall have to confirm our booking of the bus and driver several months in advance. No shows will be charged. Place: Meeting in Lugano to board our minibus, place to be confirmed Cost: Share of minibus, entrance to art gallery/ museum, the lunch you choose. The minibus takes 16 people. Reservations to: Mrs Patty Pellegrini, Via Baroffio 1, 6850 Mendrisio, Tel : 091 6465352, or Mrs Penny Osti, tel/fax : 091 9701654, email : email@example.com or Mrs Beverly Ortelli, Tel : 091 630 0086,email :firstname.lastname@example.org