VILLA SILVIA is a prestigious residence built in the 1930s within a wonderful garden, in the green district of Sant’Ambrogio, not far from the historic center of the city of Varese.
The district, which in the past was a renowned holiday resort, is along the road that leads to the Sacro Monte di Varese. It is reached by public transport service and offers useful services: restaurants, bars, patisserie, pharmacy, bank, post office, bakery, delicatessen, ethno-archaeological museum, library, massage center.
In the center of the village is the Antica Parrocchiale, a 12th-century Romanesque church. Moreover in Sant’Ambrogio you may also visit one of the most beautiful parks in Italy: the park of Villa Toeplitz.
Varese is located in the north-western part of Lombardy, on the border with Switzerland. The city is located in the center of an area rich in green hills and lakes, including Lake of Varese and Lake Maggiore.
MORE ABOUT THE VILLAGE OF SANT'AMBROGIO
The Sant’Ambrogio district is one of the most beautiful areas in the city of Varese. Even today it is a holiday resort thanks to its hilly position and luxuriant nature. One of the greenest areas of Varese, with centuries-old trees and historic houses.
It is thought that the district originated from the union of several farms.
THE ANCIENT PARISH, in the center of the village, is a 12th century Romanesque church. From the outside the apse is visible: the original roof structure and the three windows are preserved; the interior has, in the apse, a pictorial decoration dating back to the eighteenth century and a small chapel with stuccoes and frescoes from the early seventeenth century.
VILLA TOEPLITZ is located in Sant’Ambrogio, inside the park of the same name, one of the most beautiful parks in Italy. In the park you may also visit the CASTIGLIONI MUSEUM, which boasts African ethno-archaeological finds that are unique in the world, and a branch of the University of Insubria.
VILLA SILVIA is located a few steps from the public transport service stop and nearby there are restaurants / pizzeria, bar, pastry shop, pharmacy, bakery, gastronomy, massage center.
MORE ABOUT VARESE
VARESE is located in the north-western part of Lombardy, on the border with Switzerland. The city is located in the center of a very green area, rich in rivers and hills, large and small lakes, at the foot of the spectacular Campo dei Fiori massif which, with its peaks, is part of the Varesine Prealps.
WORTH SEEING IN VARESE
– Palazzo and Estensi Gardens
– Basilica of San Vittore Martire
– Sacro Monte< br /> – Lake of Varese and Isolino Virginia
– Church of Santo Stefano
MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS
On the territory of Varese there are many museums and exhibitions, both public and private, dedicated to various themes. Click on the links to find out more.
VILLAS AND GARDENS
The construction of large villas and public and private gardens greatly contributed to favoring the development of Varese’s urban structure and thank to this peculiar feature the city was called “Garden City”.
In the municipal area there are numerous villas with gardens open to visit.
What strikes a visitor who has just arrived in Varese most is the large green areas that opens before his eyes with parks, woods and villas. Varese boasts the presence of numerous public parks, equipped with play areas for children, some also equipped with picnic areas:
– Estensi Gardens
– Villa Toeplitz Park
– Mantegazza Park
– Villa Milius Park
– Villa Recalcati Park
– Luigi Zanzi Park
– Park of Villa Augusta
– Park of Ville Ponti
– Park of Villa Baragiola
UNESCO SITES IN VARESE AND AROUND
In addition to the Sacro Monte and Isolino Virginia, excellences of the city, the province of Varese boasts the presence of 2 other sites recognized as World Heritage Sites: Castelseprio and Monte San Giorgio.
FAI SITES IN VARESE AND SURROUNDINGS
In the city of Varese and in the province there are wonderful sites managed and/or sponsored by FAI (Fondo Ambiente Italiano) that are worth a visit:
– Villa della Porta Bozzolo (Casalzuigno)
– Villa and Panza Collection
– Monastery of Torba (Gornate Olona)
– Torre of Velate
– Ancient Tram Canopy
– Villa San Francesco (currently under restoration)
– Macchi House (currently under restoration)
ROOMS IN VILLA SILVIA
Discover all the charm of the rooms of Villa Silvia and book your stay in this wonderful residence.You can also book the entire Villa Silvia for up to 11 guests.Special rates are available for long stays (call +39 348 8740837)
This room is ideal for couples or families with 1 or 2 children. Wide balconies with garden view and private bathroom.
GUESTS: 1 > 4
The biggest, with two separate rooms, wide balconies with garden view and private toilette.
GUESTS: 1 > 5
The room in the tower, ideal for singles or couples, with a double bedroom and private bathroom.
GUESTS: 1 > 2
WORTH TO DO IN VARESE
SCOPRI IL TERRITORIO
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PARCO CAMPO DEI FIORI
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SANTA CATERINA DEL SASSO
SITI UNESCO A VARESE
“Varese: una provincia da vivere tra sport, natura e tempo libero”