Set between the bridges over the tracks of the Central Station and the Viale Monza and Via Padova avenues north of Piazzale Loreto, NoLo is the happening neighborhood for the city’s creative class and urban subcultures, replete with tasty eateries, cheap bars and graffiti displays. It has the best art house cinema in Milano, in addition to bicycle shops, vegan cafes, Peruvian restaurants and rainbow squares.

1. Take the tram 1 to NoLo

Jump on Tram #1 and get off at Liberty-style Piazza Morbegno: choose one of the local venues to get the best perspective on the architecture of the square while you sip your drink or read your book.

2 . Street Art

Be wowed by the street art of Via Pontano and Vicolo del Fontanile.

3. Relax at the local park

Relax and have fun in the green areas of the neighborhood: at Parco Trotter (M1 Rovereto) you will find volleyball and basketball playground and also a cultural centre, perfect for an aperitivo outdoor.


4. Along Martesana canal by bike

The Martesana canal (M1 Turro), with its cascine by the water, is popular among the cyclists for its bike lanes and the teenagers for its amphitheater (Piazza Martiri della Libertà Iracheni).

5. Neighborhood’s cuisine

Discover the neighborhood’s cuisine: ceviche from Peru, noodles from Sichuan, Milanese meatballs. Also, Mercato Crespi hosts plenty of dining opportunities inside the modernist-style covered market (M1 Pasteur).