Where to spend pleasant summer evenings in the company of good food
August, the month when the city empties out and everyone leaves. However, there are also people who have already returned or have yet to leave but cannot survive the summer heat. If you fall into the latter group, a great way to spend a day or evening is to go and taste local and traditional products around the city, with the possibility of accompanying everything with a good glass of wine. In this article, you will find 5 agritourisms near the city.
Via Cascina Caremma, 2, Besate (MI)
Cascina Caremma is a farm in the Ticino Valley, that not only produces excellent agricultural products and fine wines, but also offers the opportunity to spend a pleasant day relaxing, thanks to the in-house Spa. In addition to being an agritourism, there is also a restaurant-bistro inside, where you can taste and enjoy various traditional Lombard dishes. Recommended is the tasting menu, 15 courses of traditional and km0 products because they are produced on the farm. In addition, the menu varies seasonally and they also offer vegetarian dishes. For more information.
Strada Statale Nuova Vigevanese, 4, Gaggiano (MI)
This restaurant is a renovated 16th-century farmhouse, perfect for lunches, aperitifs or dinners. It is possible to do various types of tasting and all the products are of high quality. It is also possible to do a tasting of pizza al padellino, which is only offered at dinner. To know all the menu proposals and costs, go to this link.
Via Cascina Lasso, Morimondo (MI)
Surrounded by the greenery of the Ticino Park, the agriturismo and farm Cascina Lasso offers its products in the restaurant, which serves traditional Lombardy dishes. This place is perfect for lunch or dinner with the family. The restaurant offers a tasting menu consisting of five starters, two first courses, a second course with side dish and homemade desserts. The menu changes periodically according to the seasonality of the products and the farm's production. The cost is 32 euros for adults and 16 euros for children. For more information and to book.
Via della Resistenza 29, Appiano Gentile (CO)
This fairy-tale location, only an hour from Milan, is perfect for romantic dinners or special events. The food is of high quality and always varies with the seasons. You can choose the à la carte menu or get advice from the chef through the meat or seafood tasting menus. For more information on costs and reservations, this is the link to the website.
Via 1° Maggio 11, Bernate (VA)
Fattoria Pasqué is one of the leading agritourisms in the province of Varese, which has won the hearts of families with its cosy and informal atmosphere. Perfect for spending a quiet day with excellent food produced directly on the farm. The restaurant is open all year round for both lunch and dinner, with a wide range of dishes on offer, and as dessert it always offers home-made ice cream. For more information and to book.
This concludes our short guide to some of the agritourisms near Milan that are perfect for spending a relaxing evening on these summer nights. If you have other places to recommend, let us know and as always come back and visit us.
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