Milan is preparing to celebrate the Carnival 2017, full of fun, initiatives and entertainment as always. This year Carnevale di Milano will be celebrated on 4 March 2017. Even the 42th edition will enhance the old town centre of the city and the neighboring streets with performances and parades. The city in these days of celebration, in fact, merits a visit and shows the best of its multi-ethnic aspect, and its squares and streets are decorated for the occasion.
To spend a weekend in the city of Milan is the good occasion to visit one of the many medieval villages that constellate the province of this great metropolis. And one of this town is the medieval village of Morimondo.
The name of this town derives from the Cistercian monks who came here in 1134 from the village of Morimond, in the French region of Burgundy. And in 1182 began the construction of the Abbey church of the medieval village of Morimondo: completed in 114 years of work, it is an imposing 60-meters-long and 13-wide building, divided into three naves, in Gothic-Burgundian style.