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Calcinate Del Pesce is a small, yet charming municipality in Italy, located more exactly within the Lombardy region, in the Varese province. Calcinate Del Pesce is mostly renowned for being home to a small gliders airport, located on the Varese lake, about 25 miles away from Milan and close to the Prealpi hills. As Calcinate Del Pesce is located very close to Varese, it would be a shame not to visit the city and profit from the numerous cultural and recreational opportunities that it provides. Here are the main things you can do and see in Calcinate Del Pesce and Varese.
Top Attractions within Calcinate Del Pesce
The Sacro Monte di Varese (Sacred Mountain of Varese) is perhaps the most renowned and important attraction in the area. It is one of the 9 sacri monti in Lombardy and Piedmont, all of them being registered by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites as of 2003. The sacred mountain is a place of pilgrimage and worship and is visited by many people every year. Since you are already in the area, do not hesitate in coming here.
Villa Panza is a great cultural institution in Varese. You should not only come here to admire the building's great architecture and beautiful gardens, but also to see the numerous art collections. The villa houses a great art museum whose collections feature works by many important artists. The museum also stages temporary exhibits throughout the year, where both local and leading artists can display their work.
Basilica di San Vittore is an important religious site in Varese. The basilica is well hidden between the numerous buildings in the city center, but it is a nice place to see. This church was recently restored and it looks amazing. It also has a bell tower. The basilica is surrounded by numerous shops, so shopping enthusiasts will surely be delighted by this charming market square and shopping street.