Bienno, art and ancient crafts

Do you want to relive the ancient art of shoe making?

Observe the suggestive mill still working?

Savor humanism through cycles of frescoes such as those in the Town Hall or Casa Valiga, a Renaissance building where traces of paintings have been found
drawn from Petrarch's triumphs and admirable wooden tablets?

 

PROGRAM

 

MORNING:

h. 09.30 - Visit to the Forge Museum to attend the demonstration of forging and working of iron with the water hammer;

Guided tour of the 15th century mill and the adjoining housing structure, a true ethnographic museum.

 

LUNCH:

Possibility to have a packed lunch at the municipal playground (only in summer);

Or in partner restaurants (from € 16 to € 18).

 

AFTERNOON:

h. 14.00 - Visit to Casa Valiga, the Artists' House in the heart of the historic center with its beautiful cycle of frescoes;

Guided tour to another single pictorial cycle at the Municipal Library and the Council Chamber of the Town Hall.

 

END OF THE VISIT:

h. 16.30

 

RATES AND COSTS:

€ 12.00 per person (min 25 people);

For groups of less than 25 the price will be quoted on booking.

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