A route along the Martesana in the outer segment in Milan that combines Concesa Trezzo in Vaprio d’Adda.
The tour includes a day in contact with nature savored through a pleasant navigation within the territory of ‘Ecomuseo Adda di Leonardo. In addition to navigation you can enjoy the beauty of local cultural, such as the Villaggio Crespi, a real town built completely from scratch by Crespi family for its employees and their families.
A Vaprio d’Adda, plus the ability to taste the local specialties in a typical restaurant, the visitor can admire:
- Villa Melzi with its terraced garden. The Villa was home to Leonardo da Vinci in 1499, then between 1506 and 1507 and again between 1510 and 1513. After his death, the pupil Francesco Melzi there he brought back all the drawings and manuscripts Vincian lasciatigli inheritance. E ‘from Villa Melzi that manuscripts have traveled in later centuries to the most important museums in the world;
- Home of the Guardian of the Waters is a station where merchants would stop to pay the duty imposed by the local rulers, and where the ‘watchman’ supervised the hydraulic network that connects the Adda with the canal. Throughout history they have stayed the likes of Bellotto, painter and engraver of the ’700, and Van Wittel, Dutch painter of the same period.
Today it houses the Museum of Leonardo interactive edited by Adda Nord Park.
The package is also proposed a visit to Villa Castelbarco, beautiful building set in a natural setting of eight hundred thousand square feet of the park where you can see deer and fallow deer in the wild. To admire the nymphaeum, jewel, with beautiful underground tunnels.