Biella Mill Tour | September 27
Join us for an extraordinary mill tour experience in Biella!
Biella, situated in Italy, has long-established itself as the thriving centre of the natural fibre textile industry. With a rich history dating back centuries, the city has become synonymous with exceptional craftsmanship and expertise in textile production. Renowned for its high-quality fabrics, Biella is home to numerous mills, factories, and artisans dedicated to the art of working with natural fibres. From combing and spinning to weaving and finishing, every step of the natural fibre textile process is meticulously executed in Biella, resulting in exquisite fabrics sought after by fashion designers and enthusiasts worldwide. The city’s commitment to preserving traditional techniques while embracing innovation has solidified its reputation as a global leader in the natural fibre textile industry.
During this day, we will visit the following mills
We will be finalising the mill tour schedule closer to the date of the conference, but you can book your ticket(s) now to join us in visiting these experts in textile production.*
This excursion is a combination of mill tours and a visit to the natural reserve park Oasi Zegna.
Oasi Zegna is the home of the Zegna brand values. In love with nature and deeply rooted in his homeland, Zegna founder planted the first tree in the area surrounding his Wool Mill in 1910, igniting a sustainable spirit and reforestation project that today includes over 500,000 trees and counting. His dream for tomorrow has been nurtured over generations, working in harmony with nature to protect and preserve the 100 km² thriving ecosystem that is Oasi Zegna. More information can be found here.
*Please note, due to limited capacity available during each of the mill tours, we cannot guarantee that everyone will be able to attend all the tours. However, even if your preferred tour is not available, we will do our best to ensure everyone has a wonderful experience.
Price: 150US$ plus 22% VAT.
Limited spaces, please book ahead of time to avoid disappointment.
27 September 2023
- 08:00 - 09:15
- Pick-up from Hotel
- 09:30 - 10:30
- Mill Tour
- 11:00 - 15:30
- Mill visit, sight seeing and lunch
- 16:00 - 18:00
- Mill Tour
- 18:00 - 18:40
- Back to Hotels