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Villa e Collezione Panza

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Piazza Litta 1, 21100, Varese, Italy
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Let me preface this by saying art and culture isn't high on my list of things to do, but this beautiful villa is definitely worth a visit. The gardens and its location above Varese make it stand out as do the knowledgeable room guides, who...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

The house and garden are enjoyable as you would expect a Nationsl Trust equivalent property to be, but the permanent exhibition based on the artistic use of light and colour is unusual and fascinating. We visited when an exhibition of contemporary work by US artist...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Christine C
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Was hoping to see some interesting modern art in a beautiful setting. The villa is lovely, the gardens are lovely, the art mainly consists of large blank canvases painted in one colour. Lots of installations with a couple of coloured neon tube lights which is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vik1964
Reviewed 6 September 2018

While the contemporary art exhibits are not exactly my thing and the visit was expensive ... the grounds are magnificent and the restaurant food was very good. It was quite disconcerting to be followed around the villa the entire time we were there but maybe...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Danny L
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent lunch in the (garden) restaurant as soon as we arrived so we were able to appreciate the beautiful grounds in which we later took a walk. The permanent collection is not large but contains some very interesting pre-Colombian and contemporary art....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Went to see the Villa as had been told it was a beautiful historic house, certainly true but what blew us away was the unexpected art collection it houses. Very much not your traditional Italianate art but an amazing collection of modern American art, featuring...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Tonyh50
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Villa Panza is one of the best location for modern art collection. Villa and garden are a unique contest.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Andrea A
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I was brought here for the temporary collection, but on top of that we found a beautiful villa and garden. Definitely worth a visit on a weekend.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

I only visited the garden, it is such a lovely peaceful place in a quiet area on the hills away from the traffic and noise. recommended!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Florin_Petrescu
Reviewed 20 May 2017

we've been several times to this place. My husband took such a nice picture in the garden that is now printed on a big size in our living room! There is a art and historic DNA on that site. really worth to visit , alwya...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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