The Milan Natural History Museum is located in the Indro Montanelli Garden near Porta Venezia and it is part of the museum centre that includes the Aquarium and the Planetarium. It’s made of seven sections involved in scientific researches and in the preservation of natural environment.
Parco Sempione is located near Castello Sforzesco and Arena Gianni Brera. This English style botanic garden offers many plant species; in the park you can do many open-air activities or just relax. All sorts of events take place at the park.
The Naviglio della Martesana is one of the Milanese canals. It origins at Trezzo sull’Adda and it flows till the Darsena in Milan. You can take a ride by electric boat from Canonica to Concesa or you can ride a bike on the cycling lane all along the Naviglio to enjoy the spectacular view steeped in history or to enjoy delicious wine and food.
Naviglio Pavese is a ship canal and it is part of Navigli network. It is 33 km long and it flows from Darsena at Porta Ticinese to Pavia. You can take a boat ride or you can have ride a bike all along the cycling lane.
Rotonda della Besana is one of Milan’s most typical buildings of the 18th century. The enclosure that surrounds San Michele church is nowadays a seat for exhibitions and the MUBA, a permanent centre for cultural and artistic projects for children.
Parco Forlanini is located next to the boulevard of the same name in front of Linate airport. Its structure is simple and includes extended rural areas alternating with fields, paved roads, the small lake Salentina and many farmsteads.
The Giardini Pubblici Indro Montanelli cover a 172.000 m2 (1.851.393 ft2) area extending inbetween Via Palestro, Piazza Cavour, via Manin and Bastioni di Porta Venezia. They were planned by Piermarini in 1782 who perceived them as the first public recreational place of Milan.