monza the royal villa
Monza:
The Royal Villa

Itineraries from Villa Medici Giulini
MONZA AND PAVIA: THE ROYAL VILLA AND THE CERTOSA

From Villa Medici we reach Monza in 20 minutes, going down the hills and crossing the river Lambro, on which shores villas and farmsteads were built.

- The first stop can be Agliate, where there is the Basilic of Santissimi Pietro e Paolo, joined with the Baptistery, built on 11th Century. It is one of the most ancient Lombard monuments.

- In Monza we can admire the Duomo of Monza, with the Queen’s Teodolinda Chapel, frescoed by Zavattari in 15th Century. The Chapel keeps the Corona Ferrea, symbol of the Italian royalty. After, the visit to the Duomo Museum is essential.

- Coming to the Villa Reale, masterpiece by Piermarini. The Villa is surrounded by a secular park. Making a date, we can visit the halls of the ground floor ant the apartments of Umberto I. We can visit also the Cappella Espiatoria, that contains a wonderful organ built by the Serassi Brothers.

- The Park is the seat of the Golf Club Milano, one of the most important Italian Golf Circles. It has 36 golf-holes, all surrounded by age-old trees.

- The old Royal Pheasant House is today the seat of the Restaurant St. George Ier, where it is, exceptionally, possible to have a lesson of “risotto alla milanese”, given by the Chef. The lunch at St. Georges can be done however in the reserved halls.

- In the afternoon we visit the famous Certosa in Pavia, wonderful historic building of the lombard art. It was built by Gian Galeazzo Visconti, Duke of Milan, Conte of Virtù-Angleria-Pavia, King of Siena and Pisa, in august 27th, 1396.

 

This program is available for all the year

 

 


Itineraries from Villa Medici Giulini
MONZA AND PAVIA: THE ROYAL VILLA AND THE CERTOSA

 
   


Basilica dei Santissimi Pietro e Paolo ad Agliate

   


Il Duomo di Monza


La Villa Reale di Monza


La Certosa di Pavia

Veduta della Certosa di Pavia