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Mendrisiotto: for the culture vulture

Mendrisiotto enjoys culture. Discover a region where the whole range

of the arts is very well represented. You’ll see how painting, sculpture, architecture,

theatre, music and literature can produce unique, spectacular artworks.

Reserve your ticket, a wonderful visit is guaranteed!

It’s difficult not to fall for Mario Botta’s architecture, especially after a visit

to his Academy in Mendrisio. Take your time to wander around the main museums,

such as the Pinacoteca Giovanni Züst and the space dedicated to Vincenzo Vela,

but don’t forget the gems in private collections.

Admire the beauty of the Riva S. Vitale’s Baptistery, and marvel at the stunning

historical palaces in the cities. Cultural itineraries have been created

to give you all the added insight you might need, why not take one?

Save a little energy though, to attend one of the many cultural events

which take place in the region throughout the year!

Discover a region bursting with culture. Don’t forget your camera!

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