01/11/2023 - 30/11/2024


Alessandria is home to a large number of buildings designed by the famous Maestro, some of which are milestones in 20th century architecture. Gardella in Alessandria realized buildings with purposes very different from each other, in which shape was always inextricably connected to function. Many of them were commissioned by the Borsalino family, enlightened industrialists and benefactors of the city. The first projects date from the late 1920s when Ignazio worked alongside his father Arnaldo, and the last years of the 1990s with his son Jacopo.
This ring tour allows to discover this precious architectural heritage and the


Day 1

Guided tour to discover the works of Ignazio Gardella in Alessandria:
Stop-off points of the tour:
- Private residence Via Trotti 42 (1953)
- Volta state technical college (1967)
- "Cesare Arrigo" children's hospital paediatric pavilion (1929/1931)
- Anti-tuberculosis Dispensary (1937/1938)
- Hygiene and Prophylaxis laboratory (1937/1939)
- Soggiorno Borsalino - Multifunctional Service Center for the Person (1935)
- Borsalino fur cutting workshop (1949/1956)
- Housing for Borsalino employees (1949/1952)
- Esselunga (1988)
- Agorà Complex (1984/1991)

Dinner at leisure and overnight accommodation in 4* hotel in the centre

Day 2

After breakfast visit the Borsalino Museum: thanks to the modern multimedia supports you will explore the history of the Borsalino family and its inextricable link with the city of Alessandria. More than two thousand hats on show: cinema art and design through the most famous hat in the world.

Rates / Supplements

Price per person from:

€ 170,00 (groups of 10 pax)


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