Discovering the farmhouses of the Milanese countryside, between relaxation and gastronomy
The warm season, the arrival of heat and the desire to find yourself surrounded by nature. If you too, while waiting for the holidays, plan short weekend getaways not far from Milan, Flawless comes to your aid. Farmhouses , farmhouses and farms far from the metropolitan frenzy represent real oases of taste and relaxation where you can regenerate out of town and rediscover the most genuine and authentic cuisine, capable of transmitting the flavors of tradition with quality products. An outdoor Sunday lunch or dinner immersed in the rural atmosphere of the Milanese countryside is what it takes to unplug a few kilometers from home.
An excursus to discover special out-of-town addresses, perfect places to admire the naturalistic areas of Milan between fields, gardens and farms, savoring the products of the countryside. Let yourself be carried away by the scents and flavors of a delicious home cooking, sitting in the shade of gardens and dehors immersed in the quiet: here is the definitive guide by Flawless to discover the farmhouses around Milan , for a bucolic retreat a few kilometers from the city.
Not far from Milan, in the heart of the South Agricultural Park, La Cascina Sant’Ambrogio is home to numerous animals that can be admired in a familiar, relaxing atmosphere surrounded by greenery. This farmhouse offers traditional cuisine that brings the most genuine flavors to the tables under a magnificent porch, to be enjoyed on a pleasant Sunday with the family. The little ones will love its educational farm and its many initiatives to be carried out in contact with nature.
FARMHOUSE SANTA BRERA
Farmhouse and farm a stone’s throw from Milan, Cascina Santa Brera is located in a historic structure that bears witness to the rural tradition of the Milanese countryside. Perfect destination for a trip out of town, this farmhouse produces vegetables , fruit, wheat, honey and eggs. On the table are served cheeses and cold cuts of own production and it is possible to buy the tasty handicraft products of their production, in their shop.
This location is perfect for a dinner out of town surrounded by a lush garden. With its sixteenth-century roots, La Rampina is a historic farmhouse cared for with elegance and refinement by the Gagliardi family . Chef Luca Gagliardi and his father Lino offer a balanced gastronomy that celebrates the Milanese and Lombard tradition with creativity and innovation. The bucolic atmosphere and the flavors of good food are accompanied by a noteworthy wine proposal.
AGRITURISMO LA FORESTINA
The Agriturismo La Forestina, immersed in the protected area of the South Agricultural Park, is the ideal destination to observe the wonderful millenary wood surrounding it and taste dishes with ingredients from organic farming . Numerous educational activities are also organized in this wonderful farm on the outskirts of Milan, including visits to outdoor farms.
In its beautiful location surrounded by greenery, Tenuta Bramasole is the ideal destination for out-of-town lunches and dinners with loved ones. The philosophy behind the gastronomy of this estate is based on the use of zero km products , coming from the fresh and genuine raw materials of the territory. The educational farm inside will guarantee moments of joy and lightheartedness for young and old.
Not far from the center of Milan, this farm in Gaggiano is located inside an ancient eighteenth-century farmhouse and its large country restaurant offers the best traditional Lombard dishes with zero-kilometer ingredients . Various activities are also organized, including outdoor Yoga classes to fully enjoy the wonderful surrounding nature.
This agriturismo with educational farm near Abbiategrasso is known for its organic production of fresh and aged milk and cheeses. Its genuine gastronomic offer is served on the veranda and in the splendid renovated barn, in direct contact with nature and with the animals that populate the countryside, in a joyful and convivial atmosphere, capable of making its (young and old) customers fall in love. .
Born as a farm where barley, wheat and rice are produced, this farmhouse on the outskirts of Milan has become a point of reference in the Ticino Valley for its rural-chic proposal. The Naturale restaurant and the bistro serve the products of the company and the park at the table following a monthly menu that includes the best dishes of Lombard gastronomy. The Cascina also includes a wellness center with indoor swimming pool which makes it perfect for a relaxing day in the countryside, during all seasons.
Ideal for spending a relaxing day in the Milanese countryside and a lunch surrounded by nature, the Cascina Bosco on the outskirts of Milan offers traditional Lombard dishes that stand out for their taste and quality. This farmhouse, also an Agricultural Company, also sells honey and cured meats of its own production , to be enjoyed under the sun of their magnificent garden.
In the heart of the South Agricultural Park, Cascina Bullona is a traditional Lombard farmhouse with a large garden and a farm. Its weekly menu is based on the availability of raw materials in various proposals. Chopping boards from the farm, roast suckling pig and homemade lasagna are just some of the tasty and savory specialties to be enjoyed outdoors, during a weekend outside Milan surrounded by nature.