Guided tours are available to let visitors discover the different periods, themes and personalities who helped shape the legend of Monte Verità.
tel. +41 (0)91 785 40 40
Discover the fascinating history of the “Hill of Utopia”, following a path through the park accompanied by tellings of personalities, historical periods, buildings, projects and examples of utopias. From the anarchists to the reformers, from the typical “air-light” huts to the Bauhaus, from art to literature, from Baron von der Heydt to Harald Szeemann – testimonies and witnesses of a century of history.
Duration: 90 minutesPrice: CHF 150.- (max 20 persons)On request
With this guided tour we discover the exciting art collection which von der Heydt left on Monte Verità: with his collection of masterpieces of Asian Fine Arts, primitive sculpture and European paintings from three centuries the Baron transformed his Modern Style "Bauhaus" Hotel in a museum to live in.
Duration: 90 minutesPrice: CHF 150.00 (max. 20 persons)On request
The tea ceremony begins with a detailed introduction to the culture of tea. After this you will be able visit the Zen Garden, participate in the tea ceremony (tea tasting included) which takes places at Monte Verità Tea House. After this there will still be time to answer your questions, visit the workshop and talk about tea culture.
Duration: 90 minutesSchedule: every 1 e 3 Saturdays of the month at 17.00 pm (november-march) and at 18.00 pm (april-october)Cost: CHF 45.00 (students and youngsters CHF 20.00), groups on request
Reservation: Casa del Tè +41 (0)91 791 43 00, +41(0)79 551 16 36
Visit with us some of the following energetic places: the Hill of Truth, with his geomantic characteristics; the Valley of Silence, a fascinating natural cathedral; the top of the Balladrum with its Celtic remains and the wonderful view over the Lake Maggiore; the source Madonna della Fontana, a very popular place of pilgrimage. Through stories and simple exercises we are able to immerse ourselves in the history and magical atmosphere of this area.
The excursions are accompanied by experts in places of power.In cooperation with www.centrodelcuore.ch.
Duration: About 110 or 170 min. (actual walking time about 60 or 90 min.)Schedule: ON REQUEST. From 5 personsWalking: Low /middle difficultyNecessary: Suitable footwear and protection against sun and rain.Price: CHF 25.00 or 35.00, groups on request