VARESE

From the 18th century Palazzo Estense to the breathtaking panoramas of the Sacro Monte. To the silent ripples in the lake to the slopes of Campo dei Fiori. A garden city to be explored

POPULATION
80,694
DENSITY
1,471 inhabitants/sq. km
AREA
54.84 sq. km
ELEVATION
382 m a.s.l.

Experiences

Castelveccana

Breathtaking views and green woods characterize Castelveccana, a charming village situated on the shores of Lake Maggiore.
  • Active & Green
Castelveccana and its districts, among cycle tourism, history and culture

Boroughs Varese

Take time for a slow visit among the historic villages of Varese through alleys, painted facades, festivals: it will not be wasted!
  • Villages
Boroughs Varese, hints for visiting

Castrum of castelseprio

The medieval ruins are UNESCO World Heritage
  • Unesco Sites
Castrum of Castelseprio

Flavors on the lakes: Como and Varese

Lakes and mountains. Tasty dishes, heritage of rural culture
  • Food & Wine
Flavors on the lakes: Como and Varese

From Lake Ceresio to Lake Maggiore through Valcuvia

  • Parks
Valcuvia

Museum Varese

Mummies, archaeological finds, design, ancient and contemporary art: museums to suit all tastes!
  • Art & Culture
Museum Varese, what to see?

The appetizers of the Lombardic tradition

We bring the traditional Lombardic gastronomic culture back to the table, starting with appetizers
  • Food & Wine
The appetizers of the Lombardic tradition

Open sky museums Varese’s Painted Towns

  • Villages
Open sky museums Varese’s Painted Towns

From Lake Maggiore to Po River

Art Nouveau friezes, museum bread and cycleways along river banks
  • Cycle Tourism
Borgo di Arcumeggia

Varese Local Products Guide

The typical products with which to prepare the dining table are varied and include all the dishes: from appetizers to desserts
  • Food & Wine
Varese local products guide, essential tips

Angera and the Open Air Museum

A beautiful lakefront and a very picturesque aura in the province of Varese
  • Art & Culture
Visit Angera and surroundings: some tips

Cerro di Laveno Santa Caterina Arolo

Uno dei luoghi di fede più suggestivi della Lombardia, a raggiungere pedalando fra antichi borghi e splendide vedute della sponda occidentale del Lago Maggiore.
  • Cycle Tourism
Cerro di Laveno Santa Caterina Arolo

Places

Church of Villa

Castiglione Olona (VA)
  • Religious Tourism
Church of Villa

Rugareto Forest

Discover this beautiful forest in Cislago, in the province of Varese
  • Parks
Rugareto Forest

Visconteo Castle

In Fagnano Olona a particular medieval castle
  • Art & Culture
Visconteo Castle

Church of Santa Maria foris portas

  • Unesco Sites
Church of Santa Maria foris portas

Casa Museo Lodovico Pogliaghi | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Art & Culture
Casa museo Pogliaghi

Palazzo Estense

  • Art & Culture
@inlombardia - Palazzo Estense di Varese

Masnago Castle and Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Art & Culture
Masnago Castle and Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

Basilica di San Vittore

Entering the historical core, walking through the streets of the center you'll be enchanted by the vision of the Basilica
  • Religious Tourism
Basilica di San Vittore, Churches of Varese

The hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso

  • Religious Tourism
@inlombardia - Eremo di Santa Caterina del Sasso

The Abbey of San Donato

In Sesto Calende the beautiful and ancient Romanesque church is worth a visit
  • Religious Tourism
Visit the Abbey of San Donato in Sesto Calende

Angera

An ancient town in the province of Varese on the Lombard shore of Lake Maggiore.
  • Villages
Angera

Ancient mills and rural structures

  • Art & Culture
Ancient mills and rural structures

Badia di Ganna

  • Religious Tourism
Badia di Ganna

Visconti di San Vito Castle (Somma Lombardo) | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Art & Culture
Visconti di San Vito Castle (Somma Lombardo) | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

Castiglione Olona A Piece of Tuscany in Lombardy

  • Villages
Tour to Castiglione Olona

Church of San Pietro

Gallarate (VA)
  • Art & Culture
Church of San Pietro

Cloister of S. Antonino

One of the most historic places in the centre of Varese, known for the spring blossoming of azalee.
  • Art & Culture
Chiostro di Sant'Antonino - Varese

Angera municipial archaeological museum

  • Art & Culture
Civico Museo Archeologico di Angera

Where to sleep

HOTEL FIRENZE

Saronno
HOTEL FIRENZE

VILLA CAGNOLA

Gazzada Schianno
VILLA CAGNOLA

UNAHOTEL VARESE

Varese
UNAHOTEL VARESE

ALBERGO SANT'ANNA

Solbiate Olona
ALBERGO SANT'ANNA

MALPENSA INN

Lonate Pozzolo
MALPENSA INN

HOTEL RISTORANTE STAMPA 1968

Cadegliano-Viconago
HOTEL RISTORANTE STAMPA 1968

HOTEL MONTECARLO

Castellanza
HOTEL MONTECARLO

ORANGE MOTEL

Vergiate
ORANGE MOTEL

VILLA BARONI

Bodio Lomnago
VILLA BARONI

HOTEL STELVIO

Varese
HOTEL STELVIO

LOCANDA POZZETTO

Laveno-Mombello
LOCANDA POZZETTO

IL SOLE DI RANCO

Ranco
IL SOLE DI RANCO

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS MILAN-MALPENSA AIRPORT

Somma Lombardo
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS MILAN-MALPENSA AIRPORT

ALBERGO RISTORANTE MADONNINA

Cantello
ALBERGO RISTORANTE MADONNINA

HOTEL VILLA BORGHI

Varano Borghi
HOTEL VILLA BORGHI

HOTEL DELLA ROTONDA

Saronno
HOTEL DELLA ROTONDA

HOTEL AL BORDUCAN

Varese
HOTEL AL BORDUCAN

HOTEL OSTERIA DELLA PISTA

Casorate Sempione
HOTEL OSTERIA DELLA PISTA

HOTEL IL CANNETO

Porto Ceresio
HOTEL IL CANNETO

FIRST HOTEL MALPENSA

Somma Lombardo
FIRST HOTEL MALPENSA

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