Villa Monastero, a property of the Province of Lecco, is one of the most interesting attractions of our territory thanks to its strategic location, its history, its landscape, its environment and for the different services which it can offer. The House Museum, the historical and noble residence, is at its core: in the year 2004 Villa Monastero was given the title of “Casa Museo” by the Lombardy Region and since then its fourteen rooms can be visited following a charming itinerary.
Villa Monastero is also an international Conference Centre where, in the year 1954, the Nobel prize winner Enrico Fermi held some lessons. The Villa offers rooms and facilities to hold meetings, conferences, seminars, training activities, workshops and cultural events in an unforgettable, beautiful setting.
From Linate airport:
You can get the Airport Bus or the Starfly bus.
Buses from and to Linate leave every 30 minutes from 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
The ride to the Central station takes approximately 25 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.
You can buy your bus ticket directly on the bus, without overcharge.
From Malpensa airport:
You can reach Milano Central Station either by bus or by train.
The Malpensa Shuttle bus (http://www.malpensashuttle.it/e-index2.php) is one of three companies running frequent services. Travel time is about 60 minutes (plus traffic).
The Malpensa Express train (https://www.malpensaexpress.it/en/tickets/) leaves every 30 minutes and takes about 50 minutes.
From Orio al Serio airport:
You can take the shuttle-bus to reach Bergamo railway station (http://www.atb.bergamo.it/ENG/Default.aspx?SEZ=2&PAG=126&NOT=257).
The bus stop is outside the ARRIVAL AREA near the ticket vending machine. Tickets can be
Frequency of the buses: from 5.18 to 00.00. vending machine at the bus stop
You will reach Bergamo train station in 15 minutes.
From Bergamo train station you should take the train towards Lecco, and then take the connection train to VARENNA (direction Sondrio-Tirano).
Time of travel: about 1 hour 30 minutes.
Alternatively take a bus to Milano Centrale Station. Buses from a few companies run frequent services. Tickets are bought onboard
From Milano Central Train Station to Varenna:
Ticket office is on ground level, while the platforms are on the upper level.
Remember to punch your ticket in one of the yellow punching machines before going on to
To find the trains to Varenna look for the train bound to Sondrio-Tirano. All trains stop in Varenna. The exact name of the train station is “Varenna-Esino”.
Information about the trains:
From Milan take the Strada Statale S.S. 36 towards Lecco. Upon reaching Lecco, follow the S.P. 72 (direction Sondrio). Take the first exit to Abbadia Lariana/Mandello/Varenna and drive keeping the main road for 15 km. till you reach Varenna. Turn on the left before the tunnel when you reach Varenna. Villa Monastero is at the end of the driveway to town.
There are few free parking places alongside the driveway (via Polvani).
A toll car parking is just in front of the gates of Villa Monastero.
Another toll car parking is available at the train station (about 10/15 minute walk to Villa Monastero).