Come and join us for our summer party!  
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This Benvenuto year we will end with our traditional Summer Party: A buffet diner with music, from our well-known member disc jockeys Karen Howells and Susi Clare. Our party will be hold at Villa Cagnola,

Walk and discover the lakeside - Monvalle, Arolo & Santa Caterina del Sasso
21st of June from 10.00 am to 12.30    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
We will meet on the panoramic terrace of the campsite of Movalle to take a coffee. From there we will start to walk along the lake to Arolo - a pretty waterside village. Then we will continue uphill through the woods to the Monastery

Bike Tour - Explore culture and nature of Ticino Valley Park
Along the river by Bike,  bikes can be rented 
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The largest riverside reserve established in Europe, protected by Unesco,

Architectural Walk: St. Ambrose and the secrets of Via Cappuccio
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The Discovering Milan series continues with this spring walk in honour of Milan's patron saint. The Church of St. Ambrose is one of the most sublime examples of the Lombard Romanesque and its solemn portico so spiritual

Visit to Orticola Flower show and market in the center of Milano
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More than 100 stalls with the most famous Plant nurseries will be showing their plants.
You will be able to buy too, something interesting and unusual.

Art Lectures Season 2017/2018: ART & THE CITY LECTURES BY SERENA
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Italian voyages through art and beauty
This time on the theme of: Discovering the Venetian Mainland Part II

The majestic mountain San Salvatore (912 m) rises into the sky of Lugano.
The hiking tour from Mount San Salvatore to Morcote in Ticino, Switzerland, is one of the most beautiful easy hikes near Lugano.
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You are cordially invited to a Typical English Lunch 
Pies, Mushy Peas and Puddings!
Help to prepare and enjoy an English lunch together on
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Museum Salvini in Cocquio-Trevisago
Friday April 20 from 9.45 am, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Visit the fantastic, small art museum in the original mill house of the artist, Innocente Salvini, a place of cultural interest. The Museo Salvini is a mill house converted into a Museum of the painter Innocente Salvini, a strongly expressionist artist, who

EXHIBITION SEDUCTION REPULSION, what plants do not say & walking the via d’Amore/Fornaci
April 19, 9.30am at parking Stadium Varese or at 10am in Ispra This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Thorns, hairs, smells, poisons, heat, roundness, pulpiness, deceit, cooperation: the plants have evolved fascinating systems to seduce and to repel potential enemies. All in silence ...

Visit to Villa Taranto
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If you love tulips, you won't miss our visit to the historic Villa Taranto during the annual week of the tulips. We shall meet in Laveno, take a boat to Villa Taranto, have lunch (optional) in Intra and head back to Laveno.

Come and join us for a three-day trip to fascinating Czech Capital Prague! It is already good Benvenuto practice since many years that we are organising one longer city trip by airplane per year for our members. True highlights were so far European cities such as Nuremberg, Vienna, Stuttgart, London and Berlin. And now Prague!
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Cooking Show! At the April coffee morning we will have a cooking show with food bloggers 
Paola Savi (La Cucina in Collina) e Anna Bonera (In the mood for pies).
Take some time out from a busy day and enjoy our Coffee Morning.
  Ville Ponti, Villa Andreain Varese, Piazza Litta, 2 - from 10 to 12am

Postponed to the 10th of April due to snow
Perhaps the most amazing sculpture garden....
Milan's Monumental Cemetery   Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Milan Monumentale cemetery is an extraordinary “concrete” evidence of 144 years of the city’s history. Since its opening,

Enjoy and discover Montorfano, Mergozzo & Lake Mergozzo
22nd of March from 9.10 am to 16.00    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
We will stroll through the medieval village Montorfano. From there we will hike an easy and beautiful path along the lake to Mergozzo. After a short lunch we will walk through the old town of Mergozzo, discovering some secrets along the way.

Art Lectures Season 2017/2018: ART & THE CITY LECTURES BY SERENA
at Tennisclub Varese, from 10 to 12am, contact:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Italian voyages through art and beauty
This time on the theme of: Discovering the Venetian Mainland Part II