Essential information




The spaces of Cittadellarte can only be visited with a guided tour; guided tours run every weekend (Saturdays and Sundays) in three time slots: at 11.00 am, 2.30 pm and 4.30 pm, and last about an hour and a half. Booking is required by sending an email to indicating name, day/time chosen for the visit, and a contact telephone number.
For info, please call +39.015.8971064 (service available from Tuesday to Friday from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 11.00 am to 7.00 pm).

The Home of the Third Paradise, in via Cernaia 46 in Biella, is open with free access, Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.


Open Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Visit our store online.
+39.015.28400   |   +39.015.8971064 –

Cafeteria of Cittadellarte “Al Bistrot Le Arti”
Open Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm
Friday and Saturday open for dinner by reservation only
from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Info and booking: +39.335.6558557   |   39.331.1045933

UFFIZI Cittadellarte
Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm and from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm
+39.015.28400   |   +39.015.8971064 –



Cittadellarte is located within the premises of a previously industrial space, the ex Trombetta Wool Mill, a complex of industrial archaeology in the historical textile centre of Biella. Biella is a city of almost 50,000 inhabitants, 30 km from Ivrea, 75 Km from Turin, 85 km from Aosta, 100 km from Milan and 160 Km from Genoa.
Biella is known for its textile industry, the beauty of its nature (it is located at the foot of the Alps), its rice fields, as the the breeding ground for plants and flowers, as the source of natural mineral water and a religious destination for pilgrims.

Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto
via Serralunga, 27 – 13900 – Biella – Italy
tel +39 015 28400 – fax +39 015 2522540   |   e-mail:
Partita IVA: 01945080024

Rail Transport:
Cittadellarte is around 2 km from the Biella train station San Paolo. Direct trains from Santhià and Novara arrive there regularly.
Public Transport:
Cittadellarte is linked to the rest of the city of Biella and the surrounding towns by frequent local and regional services.



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