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Wikimania 2016 bids/Esino Lario/Meeting rooms/Villa Monastero

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Address: Varenna
Owner: Province of Lecco
Cost: Full rate 2.250,00 euro per day (including meeting rooms and accommodation)
Distance from Villa Clotilde (information desk and registration site): around 30 minutes by car (Villa Monastero is in Varenna).
Website: http://www.villamonastero.eu/index.php/en/


Villa Monastero is an astonishing beautiful villa on Lake Como. It is a public building (owned by the Province of Lecco) with a conference centre in Varenna and with some rooms.

Conference and meeting rooms (5 rooms)

Name Capacity Seats
The Fermi Hall 65-88 Theatre
The Council room 15 Single table
The black room 25 Theatre
The multimedia room 25 School
The Polvani room 30 Horseshoe

12 bedrooms with view of the lake (4 single and 8 double).


Wikimania Esino Lario venue[edit]

We have booked Villa Monastero to use it for

  • GLAM event.
  • Press conferences.
  • Accommodation.
  • Presence in Varenna - a major hub coming from Milan.
  • Back up plan for the hackathon in case of difficult connectivity in Esino Lario. Villa Monastero regularly hosts the national conference of physics and it has access to the GARR, a fast connectivity of the Italian national research centre.

Further documentation[edit]

Villa Monastero on Wikimedia Commons

The garden

Inside the villa

The rooms