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Tour Canale Villoresi from Monza to Cassano d'Adda
The tour starts from Monza and it goes along a stretch of Canale Villoresi which links Ticino with the Adda River shaping the countryside of Alto Milanese and Brianza.
Monza is a well known city with its beautiful Park, one of the biggest green areas in Europe and with its oustanding Villa Reale, built by Maria Theresa of Austria as a summer residence for her son Ferdinand of Austria-Este.
The tour goes on to Carugate where, after passing through some road traffic , you can finally relax by cycling among nice farms typical of the plain.
Next stop is in Gessate where you can visit Saint Peter and Paul's Church. In the interior's church you can find two precious pictures of Antonio and Bernardino Campi. In Pozzo d'Adda you can see the Old Parish Church, the oldest building in the village, that was renovated many times.
Last stop is in Cassano d'Adda where you can admire Villa Borromeo, a gorgeous villa immersed in a wonderful 70.000 meters sq. garden and the impressive Castle located on Canale della Muzza banks.
Places to visit: Monza, Carugate, Gessate, Masate, Bettola di Pozzo d'Adda, Groppello d'Adda, Cassano d'Adda