The Floating Piers of Christo in Montisola
Iseo Lake is preparing to host the most amazing event of the summer: “The Floating Piers“. Thanks to this new land art you can admire the beauties of the Iseo Lake and one of the biggest lake-Islands in Europe, Montisola.
Polisena Farm House is only 50 minutes from Montisola. Let’s take advantage of the event to organize a trip in the heart of Lombardy, a territory that hides many stunning gems. Discover more about the area at the following link. Polisena offers Stays in Eco Junior Suite with panoramic view. Discover all the advantages of our Summer Holidays 2016 offer.
When: from June 18th to July 3rd 2016
Starting point on the mainland: Sulzano (during days of the istallation, the town is completely close to the traffic).
Description of the path: The first floating pier will link Sulzano (on the east coast of Iseo Lake) to Peschiera Maraglio, on Montisola. There, the path will continue on the mainland, to Sensole.Along that walk two floating docks will take off to rejoin 200 meters from the island of St. Paul. At that point the catwalk will define the perimeter of the small private island.
Timetables: always open (24 hours, at night the path is specially lighted).
Price : free (no reservations)
How: walking (not running) with comfortable shoes, better barefoot; the path can not be done by skateboard rollerblade or bike, even if carried by hand; They are instead allowed strollers, prams and wheelchairs. Dogs are allowed only if provided with a leash and a muzzled.
How to reach the Floating Piers of Christo
The options are different as shown in the map below
Sulzano will be reached only by ferry, train or shuttle bus
• SP510 Sebina Eastern outputs of Iseo-Polaveno, Marone.
• Motorway A4 Milano/Venezia outputs: Rovato, Ospitaletto, Palazzolo, Brescia West , Brescia Center direction Iseo Lake. It could be possible to leave the car in the car parks indicated by the map.
Sulzano is easy to reach by train from the station of Brescia. We suggest to combine the visit to the city of Brescia (which is just 45 minutes by car from The Polisena) with that to the Floating Piers of Christo. Update information about all routes are available on Trenord site.
A more “authentic”choice is the ancient Blue Train of the Lake. For more info visit the link
The Land Art can be reached by connection by ferry. All the information to the link