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Conche trail

ITINERARIO CONCHE

Starting at Alzaia Naviglio Grande, 4 (Porta Ticinese). The first stretch of navigation allows you to admire the Alley of Lavandai, one of the many wash along the Canal Grande, where the women for centuries have washed the clothes of the Milanese. Continuing navigation meets the monumental complex composed of the church, from the bridge and from the washing of St. Christopher. You go back and passing under the bridge called ‘Scodellino’, named in reference to the nearby taverns, you enter the dock, once authentic port of exchange for trade with the Lake Maggiore. It then goes on Naviglio Pavese, which is the path to the first hydraulic support, the famous closed the ‘Conchetta’. Then back in Alzaia Naviglio Grande, 4 going back to the dock.

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  • Church of San CristoforoSan Cristoforo is a picturesque complex composed of two churches. The oldest, the one on the left, arose along the route to Milan from the
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  • ConchettaConchetta is the first and smallest of the fourteen basins and locks along the length of the Naviglio between Milan and Pavia. Located in the
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  • Darsena di MilanoLa Darsena, as the Milanese have seen it for the past four centuries, was commissioned and built by the Spanish governor Pedro Enríquez de Acevedo
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  • Palazzo GalloniPalazzo Galloni is a truly enormous building. It was the residence of a wealthy middle-class family in the 17th century. The main body is set
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  • Ponte dello Scodellino bridgePonte dello Scodellino bridge is an extension of Viale Gorizia towards Piazza XXIV Maggio in the point where the Naviglio Grande flows into the Darsena
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  • Ponte Richard Ginori bridgeOn the Naviglio Grande there is a moving bridge, Ponte Richard Ginori located opposite the derelict old factory on the outskirts of Milan that used
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  • Vicolo dei LavandaiIn a hiddden corner of the Naviglio Grande this historic alley which has been recently restored, conserves a spin-dryer from the early 20th century. It
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