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Villa Sucota

Neoclassical building with library specialized in silk production 

The villa is now headquarters of Antonio Ratti foundation. It was built between XIX and the beginning of XX century and belonged to different people. Among them Metternich, Napoleon's doctor. The villa hosted abbot Pietro Configliacchi, Alessandro Volta's student, who started his collection of rare and exotic plants here. XIX-century-style buildings were added to the original neoclassical one. Now the villa has a library with books and documentation on silk and yarn. 

Via per Cernobbio 19
Phone: +39 031 3384976
More details (in Italian)

Spring and Summer 2017
From April 9th 2017, the Park of the Villa Sucota will stay open to the public every Sunday and evey Holiday from 10am to 6pm.
August 2017 - The Park is open every day from 10am to 6pm.