Fondazione Hermann Hesse Montagnola
The Museum Hermann Hesse offers guided tours for groups, and the possibility to arrange aperitifs, readings and guided walking-tours.

Visitors may plan their tour combining different options available, with different time and rates.

Museo Hermann Hesse Montagnola
T +41 (0)91 993 37 70
F +41 (0)91 993 37 72

Or contact Lucia Umiker, responsible for group visits.
T +41 (0)79 514 25 61
Admission fees

Groups from 10 to 24 people
Fr. 7.–  per visitor

Groups of more than 25 people
Fr. 6.–  per visitor
Guided tour

The rate of a Museum guide refers to groups up to 24 people. With more than 24 people, it is advisable to divide the group and book two guides.

Guided tour of the Museum
Duration of the tour: approx. 1 hour
Fr. 110.–

Readings in German, Italian, English and French can be arranged. On request we can arrange also short readings in Spanish, Japanese and Chinese.

Reading in one language from 30 to 60 minutes:
from Fr. 80.– to Fr. 200.–

Readings in more languages: rate on request.

Lectures in German, Italian and English on different topics can be arranged.

Lecture from 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the theme:
from Fr. 150.– to Fr. 300.–

Guided walking-tour
«Following the trail of Hermann Hesse»

The walk winds along a marked path through Hesse's favourite places, his dwellings, ending at his burial site.


Duration 45 – 120 minutes
From Fr. 90.– to Fr. 160.– 


If the weather is nice the aperitif is served in the garden. In case of bad weather it is served inside the Museum.


Price list (service included): PDF (Deutsch);

PDF (italiano); PDF (français).

More walking-tours

Groups may discover other places in Ticino, which were significant for Hermann Hesse, with an expert guide.

For any information, please contact Lucia Umiker, responsible for groups visiting the Museum.
T +41 (0)79 514 25 61
© Fondazione Hermann Hesse Montagnola