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Casa Pessina

Pessina House, place of culture
Pessina House, donated to the Municipality of Ligornetto by the heirs of the sculptor and painter Apollonio (1879-1958), the author of several important works among which the monument of the battle of the big boulders of Giornico, has been restructured several times and become a house of culture. It can host conferences, concerts, receptions and parties. On the first floor, where the four rooms with Pessina’s important works are housed, temporary exhibitions of artists of the region are organized.

Open only in occasion of temporary exhibits.
Opening by appointment too.

Accessibility Services
This cultural/tourist point of interest took part in the digital data mapping project on accessibility by Pro Infirmis. The project was carried out with the collaboration and support of Ticino Turismo, the four regional tourist organisations and the Department of Education, Culture and Sport.

All information on the accessibility of the partner in question can be found on the following page.

Partner Ticino Ticket

Thanks to Ticino Ticket you can visit this attraction at a discounted price. Ask the ticket at your hotel, campsite or hostel and find out all the offers you can receive.


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