More from: Parco Delle Cave

Take a walk on the west side

  The Milanese people have always longed to be near the sea! Since the time of the Roman Empire they built a port outside the city walls, and the name of Via Pantano, which means “marsh,” right in what is now the city center, gives an idea of how much the area was linked to […]

Unexpected secrets

A famous old Milanese saying says, “El denter l’è per i padrùn, el foeura l’è per i cujùn” loosely translated as, indoors is for the owners and outdoors is for the, well, let’s just call them idiots in the name of politeness. The real Milanese aren’t flashy, preferring to maintain an elegant, subdued exterior, hiding […]