ABBIATEGRASSO PRATO NEVOSO


24 May 2018
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Thursday
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196 km
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ABBIATEGRASSO

A centre of very old origins, namely Celtic and then Roman, Abbiategrasso has been under the Visconti’s domination for a long while. The town is connected to Milan by the Naviglio Grande, one of the major waterways for centuries.

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GALLERY

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FOOD

Gorgonzola cheese, Casseola (braised pork and cabbage) with polenta, Brasato (wine-braised meat), traditional cold cuts from Parco del Ticino, rice specialties.

MAIN SIGHTS

Piazza Marconi and the Town Hall, Castello Visconteo (13th century), Basilica di S. Maria Nuova (14th century), Santa Maria Vecchia, Convento dell’Annunciata (15th century), Palazzo Cittadini Stampa (15th century).

HISTORY

Population: 32,500

Foundation: Roman age

Ancient name: Habiate

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