How to reach the museum

Center of Ligornetto closed to traffic

Due to a construction site, the center of Ligornetto will be closed to traffic until June 2024. To reach the Museum, please follow the road signs. We thank you for your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience.

By train

Coming from either North or South (Chiasso) get off at MENDRISIO train station.
Continue by bus. Stop at Ligornetto Posta.
The museum can be reached in a 5 minute walk.

By car

From Lugano, Como and Milan: exit the autostrada
(A2) at MENDRISIO. Take the superstrada in the direction of Varese-STABIO as far as the traffic-lights at STABIO.

From Varese: Cross the frontier at Gaggiolo. Continue to STABIO and follow the road signs.

In the surroundings

Are you looking for a "Grotto"? A wine producer? A museum? A hotel?
Here you can find what to do, where to eat, what to see in the surroundings of the Museo Vela.


Museo Vincenzo Vela
Casella Postale 8
Largo Vincenzo Vela
6853 Ligornetto
Phone +41 58 481 30 44
Fax +41 58 481 30 43

Phone +41 58 481 30 44/40

Phone +41 58 481 30 40
Fax +41 58 481 30 43

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