Parks in the city
Sempione Park

Piazza Sempione Milano
A green area in the centre of Milan, it extends among Castello Sforzesco and Piazza Sempione, inside there are the Arena Napoleonica, the Civic aquarium, the Branca Tower, the Art Theatre, the Triennale Museum, a civic library, a small lake and a romantic small bridge.

NU&MI Suggests: climb the Branca Tower and admire the view from one of the highest point of the city.

Getting there
MM1 Cadorna, MM2 Cadorna // tram 1, 19 // Bus 61 // BikeMI 33 – Triennale

Parco Lambro

Via Feltre Milano
It is one of the biggest park of the city, situated at north-east of the Milan. The homonym river is its main characteristic and determines its evolution. It is the right place for doing sport or relaxing getting some sunshine surrounded by the nature.

Curiosity: in the park there is a skateboard rink too called ’Lambrooklyn’.

Getting there
MM2 Piazza Udine // Bus 55, 75

Giardini Indro Montanelli

Bastioni di Porta Venezia Milano
Realized at the end of the 1700s with a French structure, it is the first citizen park projected for the public use; the public gardens extend between Corso Venezia, Porta Venezia’s Bastions, via Manin and via Palestro.

Noteworthy: in the gardens there are the Ulrico Hoepli Civic Planetarium and Natural History Museum, moreover during the Christmas holidays, the "Villaggio delle meraviglie" is staged, becoming a magic place for adults and kids.

Getting there
MM2 Palestro, MM3 Turati // Bus 94 // Tram 1, 33, 9 // BikeMI 32- Manin Bastioni, 56 – Bastioni di Porta Venezia

Giardini della Guastalla

Via Francesco Sforza Milano
Next to via Francesco Sforza and near to the Ospedale Maggiore, they are the most antique public garden in Milan; inside an eighteenth-century fish tank in baroque style, an aedicule and a small neoclassic temple.

Noteworthy: this is not a big park, so it is considered a beautiful green space with a fairy-tale atmosphere.

Getting there
Bus 94

Parco delle Basiliche

Piazza della Vetra 1 Milano
Park called in this way because it connects the Church of Saint Laurence to the Church of Saint Eustorgio running along Corso di Porta Ticinese, symbol place of the Milanese nightlife and meeting point for many students.

NU&MI suggests: an eventful calendar proposes workshops and gardening courses for adults and children in the Riva Nursery, where fruit trees and beautiful flowers are the frame of a small lake of water lilies and of the winter garden.

Getting there
Bus 94

Wood in the City

Via Novara 340, Milano
Represents the first example of urban forestation in Italy. There are 110 hectares of woods, clearings, paths, flows and urban vegetable gardens. An antique farmstead is the operative centre.

Curiosity: "Adventures in the wood" are the initiatives thought for children during the summer to discover and love nature.

Getting there
Bus 72, 64