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Spring Blossoms in Milan

Milan turns into a flower paradise during springtime

Best time: April–May

Spring Blossoms
Spring Blossoms

Spring brings plenty of rain showers to Milan and as a result, in April and May, the city is filled with colourful flowers. Gardens, parks and streets are taken over with beauty. You can visit The Botanic Garden of Brera with exclusive plants, trees and flowers or go for an excursion near Lake Como. Everything nearby will be in bloom! During May, you will also be able to see roses all around Italy, including Milan city. What can be better than enjoying the fresh smell of fantastic flowers?

In early April, you can also visit flower market at the canal Naviglio Grande in Lombardy to explore different types of seeds, garden equipment and plants.

Practical info

When is the best time to see the blossoms in Milan?

You can visit Milan to see blossoms from April to May. Rainfall during this period makes it ideal for flowers to bloom, filling the city's gardens, parks, and streets with color and fragrance. You can have an amazing opportunity to explore the natural beauty and take pictures with beautiful flowers. Show more

What are some of the places to see spring flowers in Milan?

There are plenty of places to see beautiful spring flowers in Milan, including the Botanic Garden of Brera, where tourists can explore exclusive trees, plants, and flowers. Additionally, Lake Como is another place to see flowers in full bloom during spring. Milan streets are also blessed with blossoming trees that present a flower paradise for visitors. Show more

What are the top spring destinations in Milan?

In addition to the city's natural beauty, Milan has several famous spring destinations worth visiting, such as the Sforza Castle Museum, showcasing Italian art and design. The Parco Sempione is another ideal place to walk around and experience peace. You can visit various architectural wonders and monuments within the park and enjoy a relaxing picnic amidst nature. Show more

What events happen during the spring season in Milan?

The spring season in Milan is full of cultural and social events. Mid-April hosts the Salone del Mobile, featuring international furniture and design exhibitions, while May features many events, including the International Piano Festival and the Green Week fair. Furthermore, tourists can participate in garden tours and flower exhibitions showcasing Milan's splendid floral arrangements and diversity. Show more

Where are the best gardens and parks to see the spring flowers in Milan?

The Botanic Garden of Brera is among Milan's best gardens to see spring flowers. The gardens have numerous exclusive species, ensuring a peaceful atmosphere to exhale your city life stresses. Giardini Pubblici Indro Montanelli is another fantastic park worth visiting, with various scenic views, walkways, gardens, and ponds to explore. Additionally, Parco Nord offers magnificent botanical gardens, bike lanes, and a beautiful lake, ideal for a weekend outing. Show more

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