The premises are strategically located and easy to reach: from Milan, in fact, the Monza premises can be reached in 15 minutes by car. Moreover, the two Villoresi institutes are about 20 minutes away from each other by car.
We are also well connected to stations and airports: the international airports of Malpensa and Orio al Serio are 30 minutes away and Linate is a 45-minute drive.
Today’s world is getting closer and closer, and Collegio Villoresi is well aware of this.
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Two locations, one educational offer
In recent years, Villoresi has strengthened the educational continuity between the Monza and Merate premises.
The two institutes share not only methods, curricula and teaching staff, but also timetables and extra-curricular initiatives.
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A very rich territory in which you can learn by exploring
Villa Reale and Monza Park
The Villa Reale, built by the Habsburgs in 1777, is now a venue for important events, exhibitions and displays. The beautiful park has a large area suitable for outdoor education and open-air meditation, and also houses the S. Maria alle Selve equestrian centre.
Monza historic centre
From Teodolinda's Chapel to the Arengario, the historic centre is the perfect place for art education in the field, as well as being rich in opportunities for civic participation, associations and visits to civil and religious institutions. — Photography by Andrea Andrés Villa
Monza National Circuit
The third oldest permanent racetrack in the world and the historic home of the Italian Grand Prix, it hosts competitions, events and concerts. Continuous research in the technical field has led to the opening of classes in mechanics, engineering and sports driving.
One of the largest horizontal exhibition spaces in Europe, Hangar Bicocca is one of the most important institutions dedicated to the production and promotion of contemporary art. Among other activities, numerous projects for schools inspired by the principle of educating with art.
Palazzo Prinetti - Castle of Merate
It is the symbol of Merate and overlooks the main square. Built on the ruins of the castle of Ariberto d'Intimiano, it was first used as a warehouse, then became an abbey palace by the Visconti family.
INAF Astronomical Observatory in Brera
The Merate premises house two historical domes open to the public and schools for daytime visits and night-time observations, and a multimedia room for public lectures, press conferences, congresses and educational workshops.
Montevecchia and Valle del Curone Regional Park
A very diversified space in which there are areas of great environmental interest, productive settlements, areas for agriculture and livestock breeding, as well as architectural monuments of great artistic and cultural value. It is also home to the mysterious Pyramids of Montevecchia.
“Adda di Leonardo” Ecomuseum
A completely open-air museum that runs for 21 km from north to south along the banks of the river Adda and bears witness to the passage of Leonardo Da Vinci, who carried out numerous studies in the field of hydraulics there.
Lake Sartirana Regional Reserve
It has been recognised as a 'Site of Community Interest' due to its incredible biodiversity. A favourite destination for birdwatchers as it is possible to watch the nuptial dance of the Loving Grebes, a unique spectacle of nature.
Church of San Pietro Apostolo
Designed by Mario Botta, member of the scientific committee of the Liceo Classico Contemporaneo. An architecture of intense presence, designed by subtracting volumes from primary forms, a recurring element in the architect's research work.