A clear sky over Milan

What to do on a clear day, one of those when even Milan seems to sparkle? Go up to the terrace of the Duomo or to Montagnetta Park so at least you can see the mountains? Here’s a better idea: the Dorsale Lariana. Even good when Milan is swathed in fog but the sun is shining just a little higher up. Train to Como, funicular railway to Brunate and in an hour and a half max, first along little roads, then tracks and finally a path, you come to the crest. Up here you have a 360° view of the whole chain of the Alps and, if it has been windy, right to the Apennines. Milan is there in the middle of the plain, its skyscrapers just visible in the haze.


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by Giovanna Prennushi

Giovanna’s success as an economist at the World Bank has not managed to distance her from her real passion – walking. She has always explored trails all over the world. She sustains that the calm, peace and effort of walking are the perfect remedy for the stress of a top-level professional life.


Photo by Emanuela Colombo, Beatrice Costa, Elisabetta Gavazzi, Elena Artoni, Rossano Valeri

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