European Tree Climbing Championship

The European Tree Climbing Championship (ETCC) provides a competitive but educational opportunity for working arborists in Europe to demonstrate and exchange new climbing techniques and equipment, as well as,safe work practices. The ETCC also increases the interaction between various firms, ISA European chapters and Associate Organizations and members, and provides positive public exposure for the profession in that region of the world. The event is managed by the European Tree Climbing Championship Operations Committee.

The winners of this event represent Europe at the annual International Tree Climbing Championship.

2015 ETCC



4-5 July 2015


Parco Della Villa Reale
Scuola Agraria del Parco di Monza
Cascina Frutteto
Viale Cavriga 3
Monza, Italy

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There are several hotels available near the competition site. Please review the list of hotel options.


Camping is available at the park beginning Tuesday evening (30 June) through Monday morning (6 July). The campsite is located 500m from the ETCC event site. Vehicles entering the campsite must be in place by Friday evening (3 July).

  • Climbers - included in ETCC registration fee
  • Volunteers - 10€ for weekend volunteers; fees waived for volunteers who help with event set up Wednesday through Friday
  • Guests - 20€
  • Children - Free



Milano Linate International Airport (LIN) - Recommended
Bergamo International Airport (BGY) - Alternate

Transportation from Linate International Airport

Public Transportation

There is public transportation available to the ETCC site via bus and train. You will need to check your arrival time to match time scheduled for both.

Directions: (First) Take the bus from Linate airport to the Milano Train Station (24 minutes); (Second) Take the train from Milano to Monza (12 minutes). The ETCC site location is approximately 3km from the Monza train station.


A taxi from Linate airport to the ETCC location takes approximately 20-30 minutes (25km) depending on traffic. During the daytime the cost will be about 35-40€.

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