Flights to Arona From Milano Malpensa 

The nearest airport is Milan Malpensa (MXP), 50 km far from Armeno.

Other possible airports are Milano Linate Airport (105 km) and Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport (130 km). However, we kindly suggest you to fly to Milano Malpensa, if possible.


Train to Milano Malpensa 

The line ” Milan Malpensa Airport – Milano Centrale – Arona” will take you to Arona railway station.

Milano Centrale is served by Malpensa Express train from Milan Malpensa Airport. Info and schedules at:

Once you have reached Milano Centrale, you can take regional trains to Arona. Info and schedules at:




Bus to Arona From Milano Malpensa 

Direct transfer from Milan Malpensa Airport (T1 and T2) to Arona  with SAF DUEMILA ALIBUS

Please, notice that the bus “SAF DUEMILA ALIBUS” must be booked online at least two days in advance (arrival and departure). The payment of the bus tickets is directly on board (they accept only cash or coins).  WEBSITE LINK: 

Timetable in english available here:




The organizers will provide a shuttle service from Arona Railway Station to their accommodation in Armeno. The service costs 10 € per person, payment at arrival. Reservation is needed.


Hotel Details

  • Casa dei Padri is a historic residence in Armeno, a small town in the Italian region of Piedmont, about 100 kilometres northeast of Turin. It has been recently restructured, aiming at becoming a hub for local development and heritage promotion activities. It is located nearby the Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The nine Sacri Monti (Sacred Mountains) of northern Italy are groups of chapels and other architectural works created in the late 16th and 17th centuries and dedicated to different aspects of the Christian faith (UNESCO WHC).

Reserved Rates for participants

  •  80 € superior double room. Breakfast included.
  • 50 € superior single room. Breakfast included
  • 60 € standard double room. Breakfast included
  • 40 € standard double room, single use. Breakfast included

Note:  Website is currently under maintenance. To reserve these special rates, please book your room via email at:


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