The "Sea of Milan"In the east of Milan, you will find The Idroscalo Park (Lago Idroscalo), an 8-square-kilometer park surrounded by an artificial reservoir of spring water.
The park was inaugurated in 1930, and to this day it is considered one of the city's most charming corners. Italian residents and tourists flock here in their spare time, especially in summer, when you can bath in the open pools and the fun children's pools.
The place is called the "Sea of Milan," that is thanks to the beautiful lake at the center of the park. You can sail in pedal boats and kayaks on the lake. The park around the lake is green and fun and on the northeast side of the lake there is a bunch of cafes, bars, fish and grill restaurants and delicious pizzerias.
Besides the lake, there are many sports and exercise options. From bicycle and walking paths, soccer fields, basketball and tennis courts, beach volleyball and also climbing walls and a skatepark.
There are also open areas for picnics, relaxing areas and amusement areas. For those interested, there is a park for children with disabilities and paid activities, such as trampolines and art and craft workshops.
Want to explore the park? - Rent bikes or rollerblades and go wander around the park.