Zerbo Woods

by Luca Crepaldi

A new didactic route, comes to life in a large area of woodland called Zerbo Woods in the territory of Besate characterized by deciduous forests and large hills with aquatic vegetation and animals.   The area takes its name from the church dated 1600,…

Didactic farms: between culture and crops

by Parco Naviglio

    Discover the appointments with the free guided tours at discounted prices in cottages and farms, where to discover the activities and live a day in nature!               THE FARMS          

The church of St. Maria Assunta in Bestazzo

by Luca Crepaldi

The church of St. Mary in Bestazzo has a very ancient origin. Already in the thirteenth century, in fact, the "Liber Notitiae Sanctorum" mentioned that the building is located south of the heart of Bestazzo. The presence of a place…

Terzago Palace in Bestazzo of Cisliano

by Luca Crepaldi

The oldest building in the city of Cisliano. This is the main feature of Terzago Palace which was the residence of the Terzaghi Family, feudal hamlet of Bestazzo, the place where the building stands. The origins are thought to be…

Visconti di Modrone Radice Fossati of Bareggio Palace

by Luca Crepaldi

The palace now houses the Town Hall and it is located in the center of the main Bareggio square: Cavour Square. Of old yellow, Visconti di Modrone Radice Fossati Palace was built in 1647. Today you can see only a…

Ozzero Castle

by Luca Crepaldi

Coming from the lands of Morimondo and raising his eyes to heaven near Ozzero, in the horizon you will notice the white polygonal tower of the Castle. The word Castle is improper, even if used by the residents, because in…

Barzizza Palace and the curious nickname of Ozzeresi

by Luca Crepaldi

Barzizza Palace is a Renaissance building whose original construction dates from the fourteenth century, then rebuilt in the seventeenth century.   Currently it is well preserved thanks to the recent restoration work. The first realization was built on the lands…

Archinto of Robecco Palace: an incomplete dream

by Luca Crepaldi

Who does not know the origin of the building will swap easily Archinto Palace of Robecco on the Naviglio, with a castle. In fact, the similarity is evident and it is reinforced by the presence of two towers. The renovation…

Gaia of Robecco Villa the curious origin of the name

by Luca Crepaldi

In Abbiategrasso direction, on the right bank of the Big Naviglio in Robecco, lies Gaia Villa. An historic home, a piece of our past that is preserved in excellent conditions with its frescoes and its richly ornated rooms.   Owned…

Besate the memory lays along the river

by Luca Crepaldi

A village situated on top of a gentle slope that gently slopes down to meet the river Ticino, a skilled sculptor who has been shaping its territory for millennia with natural skill.   A village surrounded by water that surrounds ,…

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