ICOH 2017 -

Social programme

The conference will begin with a kick-off party and a concert. A gala dinner is scheduled for the last evening. Attendees and accompanying persons will be offered an exciting and stimulating social program. They will have the opportunity to see the Sacro Monte of Varese, and the Varese Lake and Lake Maggiore in planned excursions. Other visits can be organized upon request; the program will be published in the second announcement.

Located between Milan and the Swiss border, the city of Varese, also called the garden city, is a lovely place to visit. In the close surrounding area there are many attractions: Stresa and the Lake Maggiore, the Sacro Monte, the town of Castiglione Olona, called the Tuscany Island in Lombardia, the Santa Caterina del Sasso Monastery, just to mention a few. Participants can also visit Monte Rosa, the second highest mountain in Europe, and the city of Milan with the new EXPO 2015 buildings, La Scala, and Santa Maria delle Grazie, the church containing the famous mural The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci.