• Art & Culture

Villa Menafoglio Litta Panza

Villa Menafolio Litta Panza (VA) is a Mecca for art lovers and tourist who come to visit the contemporary art exhibitions it hosts.

Where
Piazza Litta, 1, Varese
Contacts
+39 0332 283960
Official site
Infopoint
Infopoint Varese
Piazza Monte Grappa, 5, Varese
+39 0332281913

Built in the 18th century as the Marquis of Menafoglio’s “palace of delights”, the place where he held his parties and events, after changing owners a few times, the villa was bought in the 1950s by Count Giuseppe Panza di Biumo, a man with a passion for contemporary art.

From this point onwards Giuseppe Panza turned the villa into a veritable artistic hub, with renowned painters and sculptors coming and going, leaving their mark on the villa’s decor with masterpieces of environmental and conceptual art.

Today Villa Panza can boast a collection of over 100 masterpieces which blend in perfectly with the decor and furnishings all from different eras from the 18th to the 20th century, making the villa’s interior truly unique.

In 1996 the owners donated the villa to the FAI, the Italian National Trust, who carried out the necessary renovations and opened it to the public in 2001: from then on Villa Panza has been a Mecca for art lovers and tourists who come to admire the villa and visit the contemporary art exhibitions it hosts.

Open: all year
Opening times: Tuesdays-Sundays and bank holidays 10 am-6 pm
Admission: charge. Children’s recreational activities


Opening hours

Every day: 10,00 - 18,00
Closed: Mondays (weekdays)

Take me here: Villa Menafoglio Litta Panza

Places

Villa Panza and the Panza Art Collection | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Art & Culture
Villa Panza and the Panza Art Collection | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau
78 mt

Villa Torelli Mylius | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Parks
Villa Torelli Mylius | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau
529 mt

Ancient mills and rural structures | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Art & Culture
Ancient mills and rural structures | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau
539 mt

SHOPPING DISTRICT | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Lifestyle
SHOPPING DISTRICT | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau
539 mt

Waterfalls | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Active & Green
Cascate Varese
539 mt

Lake Comabbio | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Lakes
Lake Comabbio | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau
539 mt

Lake Monate | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Lakes
Lake Monate | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau
539 mt

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
694 mt

Varese: the old town | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Art & Culture
Varese: the old town | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau
753 mt

Palazzo Estense

  • Art & Culture
Palazzo Estense
789 mt

The Gardens of Palazzo Estense

  • Active & Green
The Gardens of Palazzo Estense
799 mt

Estense Gardens, Villa Mirabello and Civic Archaeological Museum

  • Art & Culture
Estense Gardens, Villa Mirabello and Civic Archaeological Museum
806 mt

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
2.08 km

Birrificio Angelo Poretti | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Lifestyle
Birrificio Angelo Poretti | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau
2.27 km

Villa Toeplitz and the Castiglioni Museum and Park | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Art & Culture
Villa Toeplitz and the Castiglioni Museum and Park | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau
2.4 km

Villa e Parco Toeplitz

  • Art & Culture
Villa e Parco Toeplitz
2.63 km

Lake Varese: the cycling route and footpath | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Lakes
Lake Varese: the cycling route and footpath | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau
4.29 km

Casa Museo Lodovico Pogliaghi | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Art & Culture
Casa museo Pogliaghi
4.65 km

Sacri Monti in Piedmont and Lombardy

  • Unesco Sites
Sacri Monti in Piedmont and Lombardy
4.74 km

Sacro Monte Varese

  • Religious Tourism
Sacro Monte Varese
4.77 km

Activities

Tickets for the "Long Light. Sean Scully at the Villa and Panza Collection"

  • Art & Culture
Tickets for the "Long Light. Sean Scully at the Villa and Panza Collection"
78 mt

Convenzioni con ristoranti tipici e museo VILLA PANZA

  • Food & Wine
Convenzioni con ristoranti tipici e museo VILLA PANZA
2.79 km

Sport and fun with family in a farm

  • Active & Green
Sport and fun with family in a farm
9.37 km

Where to sleep

ART HOTEL VARESE

Varese
ART HOTEL VARESE
295 mt

ALBERGO MIRA DI JIANG JIANI

Varese
ALBERGO MIRA DI JIANG JIANI
391 mt

HOTEL EUROPA

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HOTEL EUROPA
434 mt

GUEST HOUSE VARESE FORESTERIA SANTA CHIARA DI PELLIN ANTONIO

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GUEST HOUSE VARESE FORESTERIA SANTA CHIARA DI PELLIN ANTONIO
527 mt

ALBERGO RISTORANTE BOLOGNA SRL

Varese
ALBERGO RISTORANTE BOLOGNA SRL
537 mt

FEELING AT HOME - VARESE APARTMENT

Varese
FEELING AT HOME - VARESE APARTMENT
564 mt

KIBILU' - ANTICA CORTE DONIZETTI

Varese
KIBILU' - ANTICA CORTE DONIZETTI
566 mt

B&B AL SEI ROOMS

Varese
B&B AL SEI ROOMS
599 mt

REPUBBLICA DI OZ ROOMS AND APARTMENTS

Varese
REPUBBLICA DI OZ ROOMS AND APARTMENTS
639 mt

VILLA BERNOCCHI

Varese
VILLA BERNOCCHI
647 mt

APARTMENT SILVA

Varese
APARTMENT SILVA
665 mt

HOTEL DI VARESE

Varese
HOTEL DI VARESE
706 mt

B&B VARESE CENTRO

Varese
B&B VARESE CENTRO
795 mt

LA MARTINO B&B

Varese
LA MARTINO B&B
814 mt

GRIFOVARESE

Varese
GRIFOVARESE
850 mt

MEDIOEVO

Varese
MEDIOEVO
864 mt

CAMERA CON VISTA

Varese
CAMERA CON VISTA
867 mt

VARESE LOVELY STAY

Varese
VARESE LOVELY STAY
999 mt

CITY HOTEL

Varese
CITY HOTEL
1.03 km

UNAHOTEL VARESE

Varese
UNAHOTEL VARESE
1.03 km