Porta Venezia Milano and Palestro: the savvy local itinerary (and where to see flamingoes in Milan)

Porta Venezia and Palestro: liberty villas and LGBT pride Time needed: 1 afternoon + 1 night What to see The area located near Giardini di Porta Venezia (also called Giardini Pubblici Indro Montanelli) has a lot to offer both to tourists and locals even though both underestimate this charming neighbourhood that only awaits to be discovered with its wide range…
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Isola Milano and the new Garibaldi neighbourhood

Isola Milano and Garibaldi itinerary Time needed: 1 afternoon Isola Milano and the new Garibaldi neighbourhood (born after the creation of Piazza Gae Aulenti complex) are a must-see if you want to understand how the town changed in the last 10 years and where the town is heading. Garibaldi Milano Corso Garibaldi is the street that links Duomo district to…
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Sempione Milano: an itinerary from tradition to integration (including Milano’s Chinatown)

Sempione and Chinatown Time needed: 1 afternoon Sempione neighbourhood is an interesting example of the integration of new communities, probably the first and most successful case in which local policies helped to develop a multicultural neighbourhood and preserve and promote, at the same time, some Italian cultural highlights in the area. Not far from here is the Ghisolfa bridge that…
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