This Week!
This Week!
In order to fight any further diffusion of COVID-19, people are advised to be very cautious when meeting others, even outdoor. A distance of a meter or so must be kept - and a face mask (better if surgical) worn - in case of any personal encounters.
.:. Milan and Lombardy are still at risk, though bars, restaurants, shops and even museums began reopening from June 3. Schools started again on September 14. Yet, though we kept our fingers crossed, a new lockdown has been enforced starting from November 5.
.:. Official news at the YesMilano website.

At Capriate San Gervasio, along the Adda river, Crespi d'Adda (pronounce kras-ppee d'ah-ddagh) is an outstanding example of the 19th and early 20th century "company towns".

Built between 1878 and 1927, the development comprised a technologically advanced cotton plant, the residence of the owners (the Crespi family), houses for managers, doctor and parish priest, and dwellings for the factory workers.

Remarkably intact, the village has been inscripted in the Unesco World Heritage list since 1995.

Crespi d'Adda

Village  East of Milan.
Some 40 km from the city.
Take highway A4 E64 (towards Brescia and Venezia) to Capriate San Gervasio.

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