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Explore the countryside of Milan

The countryside of Milan is an unexpected wonder on the outskirts of the capital of fashion and design. There are plenty of things to do in the surroundings of the city. From old monasteries to medieval castles, from enchanted woods to…dinosaurs. We have selected 5 places to visit just a few miles from the city centre. The Sancte Mariae abbey in Morimondo The abbey in Morimondo (20 miles south of Milan) is an old monastery belonging to the Cistercian Order. Its origin dates back to 1182 when its construction started. It took a hundred and fifteen yeasr to complete the…