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Milan by boat: Darsena and Navigli

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Before a walk in the past, between Navigli and old courtyards, where Milan doesn't seem Milan... Then return to the present: boarding and cruise along the Naviglio Grande, till the St. Christopher's church with the ancient bell tower: "Milan's lighthouse", the Darsena and Naviglio Pavese.

10:45 am or 2:45 pm | Meeting in the Darsena: the ancient harbour of Milan, where for centuries tons and tons of cargo came by water to Milan, like as the rosy marble of Candoglia, necessary for the construction of the Duomo.

Guided tour of Navigli, with the typical banister houses of the fifties and the vicolo dei Lavandai: places of the past where the city was a village...

11:45 am or 3:45 pm | Boarding and cruise along the Naviglio Grande and the Darsena, to admire from an unusual perspective the St. Christopher's church and Navigli.

1:00 pm or 5:00 pm | Landing and end of the route.

(Indicative timetable, see the detailed program).

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Walking in the past, where el Navili el fa la gibigiana (translation from Milanese dialect: where Naviglio make's reflection). Cruising in the centre: Milan's sea.

Boat trip on the Naviglio Grande and the Darsena..

Tour program printed on a valuable cover and theme gift to each participant.

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Tour active from May to September.

For organized groups from 40 to 54 people.

Starts at 10:45 am or 2:45 pm | Ends at 1:00 pm or 5:15 pm (possibility different timetable).

Starting point: Milano, Ripa di Porta Ticinese n°1
(possible coach transfer starting from a place chosen by the group).


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€29 per person. Reservation required with a minimum notice of 15 days.

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