Leonardo's Navigli Grand Tour

Three days exploring Leonardo's Navigli: our Milan bike tour

Leonardo's Navigli Grand Tour

Milan's waterways in our Milan bike tour / In the countryside west of Milan and along the Ticino valley, exploring the rural culture of Lombardy and Piedmont. The thrill of Piazza Ducale in Vigevano, the covered bridge in Pavia, and the abbey in Morimondo. Relaxation and good food at Cascina Caremma (Cascina it means country farm). We leave Milan in the early afternoon on Friday and return back on Sunday, about 6pm. We cycle along the canals in the park of Ticino and visit this charming small towns such as Vigevano and Pavia.

Steps&stops of our Milan bike tour: Milan, Gaggiano, Abbiategrasso, Cassinetta di Lugagnano, Naviglio Langosco and Sforzesco, Vigevano, Pavia, Cascina Caremma, Morimondo, Milan

Travel Highlights / We leave the center of Milan on Friday about 2pm, in just a few minutes we move away from the city following the cycling paths of the Naviglio Grande, the largest in the system of the Lombard Navigli designed by Leonardo da Vinci, the canal that carries water from Ticino to the city. This water also facilitated transport by barge of the marble used to build the Duomo. About 200km kilometers, nearly all of it protected, amongst picturesque views of the Naviglio Grande, stone bridges, abbeys and woods of the Ticino Valley and his Regional Park.

The price is for 2 nights and 3 days, for a group of 8 partecipants at least.
 
The price for this tour includes:
- 2 nights (double room) with breakfast, (breakfast in the morning will be gauged to meet the needs of a recreational cyclo-tourist);
- 2 dinners;
- cycling guide;
- baggage transfer;
- energy snack;
- GPS track if requested.
The following are not included:
- meals while cycling,
- extras at dinner,
- any additional options requested from the organization, insurance and anything else not explicitly included above.
 
This tour will run from Friday to Sunday.
The path is indicative and may undergo small variations for safety reasons and / or viability.
More details about travel rules

We also provide the BIKE RENTAL service with CINELLI road racing bikes and BIANCHI trekking/hybrid bikes
 

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This tour will run from Friday to Sunday. You can ask to add 1 day, or to ask for a bespoke tour for a group of 6 partecipants, or more.
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Mar 2018

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Tour - Day by day

Cascina Caremma-Milano

day 1/ 40km
Forty kilometers, nearly all of it protected, amongst picturesque views of the Naviglio Grande, stone bridges, abbeys and woods of the Ticino. Arriving to the Cascina (Cascina is to say country farm) Caremma in Besate on time for relax in the spa. in the country house we will have a traditional Lombardy dinner.

Cascina Caremma-Pavia-Vigevano

day 2/ 75 km

Along tiny country roads we reach Pavia A quick tour between the anciet University and the San Michele roman church. After lunch,  along the Ticino river embankment, to Vigevano with his precious and amazing Piazza Ducale. We'll sleep in a traditional "locanda" in Vigevano close to Piazza Ducale.

Vigevano-Milano

day 3 / 80 km 
We leave Vigevano in the early morning for our way back to Milan: Ticino Valley, Navigli, quiet roads, sometimes off-road. One stop for a coffee and another one for a snack, arriving in Milano late afternoon. Tired but happy.

This tour will run from Friday to Sunday. The path is indicative and may undergo small variations for safety reasons and / or viability.
  • The ancient stone bridge of Bereguardo's Naviglio

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Leonardo's Navigli Grand Tour

Milan's waterways in our Milan bike tour / In the countryside west of Milan and along the Ticino valley, exploring the rural culture of Lombardy and Piedmont. The thrill of Piazza Ducale in Vigevano, the covered bridge in Pavia, and the abbey in...

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