Pizzo Castello

The marble of Peccia

The Valle Maggia is one of the most beautiful, largest, varied and most visited valleys of the Ticino. It is regarded as an important holiday area as well as a nature reserve. Visitors and also the local inhabitants find the region "wildly romantic". Surrounded by majestic, awe inspiring and valley dividing granite and gneiss formations which have towered up during the alpine unfolding in ages past, we find, almost like a miracle or a geological surprise, the occurrence of marble in Peccia.

Ex-Osteria Mignami in Prato Sornico


If you wish to lodge with other course participants you are welcome to rent a room in one of our two local Ticino houses. The original furnishings have charm and the ambience next to the open fireplace is very cosy!

We can offer other lodging facilities if you prefer to be more independent:

You can book one of our studio flats on the worksite, choose B+B in one of the local hotels or rent a Rustico/Cottage in the locality.

Dinner by the Ex-Osteria Mignami in Prato Sornico


Course participants make their own arrangements for breakfast and lunch. Dinner (evening meal) is served in one of our accommodation houses in Prato Sornico in the Ex-Osteria Mignami.

4 Atelier-Apartments with working area

Atelier-Apartment and working area

Since 1997 the Scuola di Scultura has at its disposal a new worksite, an offer that goes beyond the bounds of the school's courses.
The new site offers those people who wish to develop their artistic talent over a longer period the ideal opportunity to live and work on site.

Ateliers-Apartment and working area
Tools for working with stone

Tools for working with stone

Ferronato AG has compiled a tool catalogue to cater for the interests of those participating in courses at the Scuola di Scultura. This is great! In the attached PDF you will find suitable offers to equip your own workshop.

Tools for working with stone

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