Sailing by boat on the Canal Grande, along the picturesque shores of the south west of Milan, through a path that will lead us for two hours in a scenario to discover and capture.
Departure from Piazza Castello at 9.00 with Autostradale’s bus, we will arrive in Cuggiono, where we will visit the Villa Annoni, a majestic neo-classical Villa, with its park of 23 ha which is an example of great prestige architectural, botanical and cultural history.
After visiting the park we will taste the pan tramvaj, weakened with wine baragioeu typical of the area, then we will visit the Cuggionese’s town history museum, prosperous of rural tools related to the ancient crafts, this museum is located on the servitude’s premises of the Villa. At about 12.30 we will have lunch in a typical restaurant with a menu based on the first course, main course, dessert, drinks and coffee. At about 14.30 we reach the embarkation in Castelletto Cuggiono, beginning the navigation of the waterway. Along the way, on a boat reserved for members of ways and tastes, we can admire the magnificent Augustinian Canonical built in 1186, the oldest bridge over the Naviglio in Bernate , the location of Rubone with one of the first towers over the canal, until you get to Boffalora Ticino.
Always by boat we will sail back to Bernate Ticino, at 16.30 there is the visit of the Augustinian Canonical and the adjoining Palazzo Visconti. We can spend a bit ‘of our time on the streets of Bernate that, with its well preserved historical center, is dominated by the complex formed by the Church of San Giorgioe and the adjacent Palazzo Visconti, characterized from the central loggia’s valuable architecture.
Leave again at 18.00 by bus to Milan, where the arrival is expected at about 19.00 in Piazza Castello.
Path reserved for members in good standing with the payment of the membership fee (€20 valid dates 31/12/2014) to adhere to the path follow the instructions of the site and make a reservation before September 7, 2013
Date: 21 September 2013
Meeting in Piazza Castello 1 Milan for 9.00 return to Milan scheduled for 19.00.
• transfer by bus to Milan and back
• navigation on the Canal on a reserved boat
• visits as scheduled
• lunch at a local restaurant
• guide assistance
NB. if the quorum is not reached, a quotation will be made based on the actual number of participants.
Itinerary agreed and planned by the Consortium of Municipalities of canals-Technical Organization Highway Travel Ltd. Piazza Castello 1 2012 Milan Province of Milan-authorization no. 052099, 07/02/1994