Gardens and parks in Milan

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If with only the bottom of a home you can relax and let the stresses of daily routines is not difficult to imagine that knowing some of the best gardens in Italy is possible to take a trip where the ride was created with the maximum relax. And when looking for the most beautiful parks and gardens, one of the most successful destination is Milan. This beautiful Italian city not only for fashion and historical walks, but a wide range of green spaces that are worth visiting.

Precisely these green areas are combined with the other attractions of the city of Milan to a single destination, to form part of its magic and bring new options to avoid the noise of the city to join an environment without straying too far.

The first public gardens of the place were thought to compose a green district where you breathe in the city between the years 1857 and 1862. The architect was the renowned architect Giuseppe Balzaretto (1801 – 1874), specializing in parks and gardens which devoted much of his work. This historic neighborhood is located in the area between Porta Venezia, Corso Venezia, Via Palestro and Via Manin, in the center. It has wealth botany and has the characteristics of a classic English-style garden.

But it is the only garden that is worth knowing. The Giardino della Villa Comunale located in Via Palestro 16, is another small English garden where visitors can observe the fine romantic interpretation of nature and a combination of classical elements.

Looking for another street with a garden is reached Giardino Guastalla, located in the direction that gives it its name, is an aristocratic garden features its center is a fish pond. To finish this tour you can visit the Giardini pubblici, in the northeast of Milan and near downtown, a great option for cutting traffic and let the kids run in one of the best open spaces for outdoor activities.

If what you are looking for even larger spaces, the next step is to find the great parks that are also in the cosmopolitan lung life in Milan. The first attraction that comes from this quest is located in Parco Lambro Via Feltre, is a large park featuring natural elements of the most beautiful. One of the most important green areas which has played a major role in the recent history of the city during the student protests of ’68. young people today are also taking it as a meeting point but from leisure, as it has a bowl sponsored meetings large groups of skaters.

Parco Lambro:

Another park full of attractions to take a break from the city is the Parco Sempione, which was named as such in 1906, the opening of the Simplon tunnel. Although the park was built in 1888 and a project from another Italian architect, Emilio Alemagna, on a former military training. Its location is ideal for a break between visits, as it is located between the Castello Sforzesco and Piazza Sempione with the Arc of Peace.

Parco Sempione The advantage is that it offers options for the whole family has a playground for children, accompanied by a relaxing in the grass to rest or to parents of young people. Those seeking a museum or a library cltrales spaces can also access these options are complemented by the Napoleonic Arena, the Aquarium, the Tower, and Theater Art Triennale. To end the lovers can take a memorable walk in pairs around small ponds and crossing a bridge romantic.

Parco Lambro por frusciantestrato.

Parco Sempione:

But in reality the larger green area in Milan is the Parco Forlanini. Its entrance is in Via Corelli No. 124, beginning at Via Argonne and Viale Forlanini and reaches the Idroscalo, its surface has a size of 235 hectares. This park is crossed by a dense network of roads with trees, making it a popular place among the runners, who also used the structure of the adjacent sports center Saini. Its abundant vegetation also makes a good habitat for birds that accompany the tourist route with their sounds.

Finally, it adds another area very relaxing: it is the “Navigli area, which was the main river port of Italy in the late nineteenth century. Among the streets Viale Gabriele D’Annunzio Viale Gorizia is the Dock, it is a watershed that meets all the canals and rivers like the river Olona Milan is now underground and the Naviglio Grande. This dock was originally built by the Spanish in 1603 that sought to increase the transport of goods and today is an excellent choice for relaxation.

The Naviglio Grande sector is one that is born in the Ticino river in Tornavento, and was a channel was very important as regards the transport of marble was needed at the time of construction of the Duomo. It is supplemented by the Naviglio Pavese sector that is done the dock basin is mixed with the river Ticino after 33 miles.

This place where history seems to be alive also has business. Every Saturday a flea market displays of regional gastronomy, books, curios, but the big event is the last Sunday of the month when installed with an antique market on the banks of the canals. And if after all these tours you still have strength, Navigli is one of the liveliest areas Milan nightlife with pubs and more varied.


Bon voyage!

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