• 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
Via Sacco, 5, Varese
+39 0332 255 226/281

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

The Borromean Islands: Isola Bella, Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Madre | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Lakes
The Borromean Islands: Isola Bella, Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Madre | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau
539 mt

Waterfalls | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

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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

Castelseprio Archaeological Park - Church of Santa Maria Foris Portas - Santa Maria Assunta | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Parks
Castelseprio Archaeological Park - Church of Santa Maria Foris Portas - Santa Maria Assunta | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau
680 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

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Palazzo Estense
789 mt

The Gardens of Palazzo Estense

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The Gardens of Palazzo Estense
799 mt

Palazzo Estense and Gardens and Villa Mirabello Civic Archaeological Museum | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Palazzo Estense and Gardens and Villa Mirabello Civic Archaeological Museum | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau
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

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Birrificio Angelo Poretti | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau
2.27 km

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

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

Villa e Parco Toeplitz

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Villa e Parco Toeplitz
2.63 km

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

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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

Events

Events at Villa Panza

Villa Panza
Piazza Litta, 1 Varese
01/01/2019 - 30/04/2019
  • Art & Culture
Events at Villa Panza
78 mt

Uscite narranti di Officinambiente

Sedi diffuse
Varese
13/01/2019 - 31/03/2019
  • Art & Culture
Uscite narranti di Officinambiente
539 mt

Basket: 40° Trofeo Garbosi (under 14)

Sedi Varie
Varese (VA)
19/04/2019 - 22/04/2019
  • Active & Green
Basket: 40° Trofeo Garbosi (under 14)
539 mt

Basketball: 2019 Young Legends

Varese
18/04/2019 - 23/04/2019
  • Active & Green
Basketball: 2019 Young Legends
539 mt

Golf: Gran prix Vecchio Monastero

Golf Club Varese
Varese
04/04/2019 - 06/04/2019
  • Active & Green
Golf: Gran prix Vecchio Monastero
680 mt

Luna Park

Schiranna (VA)
30/03/2019 - 28/04/2019
  • Lifestyle
Luna Park
4.42 km

Varese a 4 zampe

Parco Zanzi
Schiranna (VA)
01/06/2019 - 02/06/2019
  • Lifestyle
Varese a 4 zampe
4.42 km

Night bike ride on the cycling path of Lake Varese

Gavirate (VA)
14/06/2019
  • Active & Green
Night bike ride on the cycling path of Lake Varese
8.8 km

Rowing: International Para-Rowing Regatta

Gavirate (VA)
17/05/2019 - 19/05/2019
  • Active & Green
Rowing: International Para-Rowing Regatta
9.3 km

XCO Valceresio Bike

Cuasso al monte, Varese
01/05/2019
  • Active & Green
XCO Valceresio Bike
10.87 km

Gran Premio dell'Arno I Coppa d'argento

Solbiate Arno (VA)
09/06/2019
  • Active & Green
Gran Premio dell'Arno I Coppa d'argento
11.6 km

Lago di Comabbio Run: 5° Corri con Samia

Parco Berrini
Comabbio (VA)
02/06/2019
  • Active & Green
Lago di Comabbio Run: 5° Corri con Samia
13.38 km

Activities

Sport and fun with family in a farm

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

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