Parabiago, a town and commune of approx. 25,000
inhabitants, is in the province of Milan, Lombardy, Italy. The City of Parabiago have a great website (unfortunately
only in Italian but you can use Google translate to provide a fairly good
translation) providing a heap of information, visit http://www.comune.parabiago.mi.it for
Milan is Italy’s second largest city and is a
world centre for banking, high fashion and international conferences. Visitors to Milan will be impressed by its
famous landmarks. They include the Duomo
(Milan Cathedral) and the symbol behind this year’s Euro Cup logo, the Vittorio
Emanuele II shopping plaza and the La Scala Opera House.
Many people visit Milan for shopping purposes,
fashionable Italian shoes, dresses and suits are the most popular items to
purchase. It is situated only 30kms from
Parabiago so with all of this on offer, why not take a few extra days break and
make this year’s trip to the Euro Cup in Italy a bit of a “mini break” as well?
The “Welcome to Milano” website (in English,
Deutsch, Italian and Spanish) provides a lot of valuable information and
details for visiting Milan - http://welmilano.itcons.com/index2.htm
Parabiago is situated between the Sempione
National Street (SS 33) and the Milan-Gallarate-Domodossola Railway.
The “communal maintown” is situated between the
Sempione National Street (SS 33) and the Milan-Gallarate-Domodossola
Railway. The Olona river and the
Villoresi channel flow through Parabiago.
A little bit of additional information for the
Women attending and involved in this year’s Euro Cup, Parabiago is known as the
“The Shoes Town”, because in its territory are some very good shoe factories,
so make sure you allow plenty of time for shopping!
The map below shows Parabiago and its vicinity to
Milan and the Milan Linate Airport.