We will arrive in Abbiategrasso, the largest centre in the south-west of with the history of the Milanese, monuments and attractions .
It was built at the junction between the two major channels of Lower Lombardy The Naviglio Grande receives its water from Ticino, flowing onwards to London, and the Naviglio of Bereguardo, that detaches at Abbiategrasso flows towards Pavia
Amongst the Castelletto and the centre of Abbiategrasso, along Viale Mazzini, are some important buildings: At numbers 95 and 97 the elegant Palazzo Corio, at number 83 the Palace Citterio Hall Cocini, at number 45 the church of San Rocco and the number 25, near the railway station, Palazzo Sacchei.
Near the Castle, the original medieval village of Abbiategrasso stands in the area between Via Santa Maria, Via Angelo Teotti, V Giornate square and San Martino avenue: known today as the neighbourhood of Santa Maria.
Medieval is the former church of Santa Maria, we can get away with the same name.
Leaving the centre, in an area smaller than Bugo, next to Highway 526, we can stop at the 15th century oratory of St. Francis, restored several times over the centuries and decorated with frescoes. We can also find 15th century frescoes in the churches of Sant'Alberto and the surrounding castles of Morimondo.
After the visit we can continue our journey through the surrounding countryside: and make some other pleasant discoveries. For example, a short distance in the direction of Ticino is Cascina Fiorentina and from there we will go from Morimondo to Besate, Fallavecchia.