Ecomuseo del Paesaggio

FROM THE MAP TO THE NET/PEDAOLONA PROJECT

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PLIS Mills' Park (Milan - Italy)
Municipalities of Nerviano, Parabiago, Canegrate, San Vittore Olona, Legnano.

 
A participated path for the qualification of the periurbanlandscape along the river Olona.
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playbill:
- Mobility plan cycle Altomilanese
-a document of Mill Park on soft mobility for EXPO 2015
-Path on google maps director Nerviano-Valle Olona
-route to edit in Google Earth
-Path on google maps MI-LU tract Legnano-Rho
-route to edit in Google Earth
-Path on google maps LET EXPO n. 2
-Paths made

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 Co-financiers:
 
 
Mills' Park

       
Cariplo Fundation

MILAN EXPO 2015

REGION LOMBARDIA
CONTRACT OF  RIVER


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Collaborators:
Translation in English: Aurora Donnaiola, Tatiana Martinez
in Spanish: Simone Schipani
Web site: Andrea Loperfido

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Pedaolona
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PEDAoLONA
slow path from Nerviano to Legnano



lenght: 5,5 km about (one way)

DESCRIPTION OF THE TREATY

The route pedaOlona starts from Nerviano and connects the areas along the river Olona in San Lorenzo, Parabiago, Canegrate, San Vittore Olona and Legnano, ending at Legnano's Castle Park.

This route is characterized by various landscapes accompanied by the view of the river Olona. Along PedaOlona there are colorful plants and flowers, long stretches of fields and also many edible wild fruits. Most of the trail allows enjoy nature, observe the flora and fauna and see the remains of many mills or mill still present along the river as well as remains of the productive activities of the past and finally the Visconti's Castle in Legnano.

FROM NERVIANO TO LEGNANO

The route starts at Abbey of Colorina in Nerviano and is characterized by the vision of the Villoresi Canal accompanying pedaling for a few meters, replaced soon after by the Olona river which here goes under the Villoresi Canal. Then continues the path with the landscape in the countryside surrounding the Starquà mill, where there are lilies in bright color. The mill in perfect condition can be visited during the opening hours of the store of farm produce "Rice's Castle". Past the mill will reach S. Lorenzo Parabiago along a stretch of paved road (Alcide de Gasperi Way). A short detour leads to the CrespiBonsai Museum.
Across the street follow country roads along the disco Empyre, Rancilio furnace S. Vittore Olona and foppa of St. Vittore, a large pond filled with ducks, frogs and many other animals. Soon after, the tour continues with a section that passes in the Canegrate's municipality through the streets and Antonio Molino Scossiroli Barlocco, leading to the former mill now Galletto BeerBanti bar and restaurant where you can cool off at the stables and Mills' Park where you can do horse riding.
Then continue to the remains of the textile mill Visconti di Modrone and mill Wonder and Cornaggia to finally arrive at Castle Park Legnano: a vast green area that grows beside the River Olona where you can also find a wetland with wild geese, swans, turtles, herons, many fish, and also a large number of gray squirrels. The park has also a small bar, a bowling alley and an ice rink. Next to the park there is the Visconti castle, home to exhibitions and cultural initiatives.

FROM NERVIANO TO LEGNANO

It follows the same path or you can try the path on the right bank of the river passing through Legnano (Castle Park) - Canegrate (purifier) - Parabiago.

 HOW CAN YOU ARRIVE 

-BY CAR:   for those coming from the south of the abbey park in Nerviano Colorina in G. cantons; for those coming from the north you can park at the Castle Park in Legnano.

-BY BYCICLE:  take the Ring Green Blue - bike lane Villoresi Canal to the intersection with the highway SS33 Sempione

-BY TRAIN:  Regional line s5 stations Parabiago, or Canegrate - Legnano

HOURS AND CONTACTS

-Abbey of Colorina:
Nerviano (visit by appointment, tel 0331/589806)

-Mulino Starquà (Azienda Agricola F.lli Molaschi):
Nerviano, production and sale of rice (Monday to Saturday from 8.30 to 12.30 and from 13.30 to 18.00) tel 346/2310613 - 340/3382026

-Museum Crespi Bonsai:
Parabiago, Corso Sempione 35

Tuesday - Saturday 9:00 to 12:30 / 14:30 to 19:00

Sunday 9:30 to 13:00

Monday 14:30 to 19:00

-BeerBanti:
Canegrate, open daily (except Sunday afternoon) and from 12.00 to 14.30 (Tuesday to Sunday) from 19.00 to 3.00. Tel 366/5833629 - 335/6268038

-Parco Castello:

- october - 30 october  from 7 to 18
-1 november - 31 january
 from 8 to 17
-1 february - 28 february
 from 8 to 18
-1 march - 31 march  from 7 to19
-1 september - 30 september from 7 to 20
-1 may - 31 august  from 7 to 21
-1 april - 30 april from 7 to 20

WARNINGS

The path runs along the River Olona and hydraulic network: pay attention!


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