5. Ripamonti, Vigentino

An enchanting combination of city and countryside, liveliness and tranquillity, ideal for those who want to live the energy of urban and social regeneration a stone's throw from the ancient village of Chiaravalle and the Parco Agricolo Sud    

Key Details

What to expect

A residential neighbourhood between the city and the countryside, in an area currently undergoing a strong urban, architectural and social renovation


It is an ideal location for those who want to experience the energy of urban living while enjoying the tranquillity of the countryside, in an area with an industrial past and a strong creative liveliness which focuses also on sustainability

What not to expect

An area with good connections to the fast transport system

Real estate market

The area offers different types of properties, including XX century buildings, apartment buildings dating from the ‘50s and ‘60s, farmsteads and former industrial complexes

You are going to fall in love with

An energetic vibe typical of big cities, which is in contrast with the timeless atmosphere of the surrounding countryside


Countryside, residential area, community, associationism, multiethnicity, street food, upgrading, social regeneration, Old Milan, sport, markets, neighborhood stores, parks, farmsteads, pedestrian and cycle paths, cultural institutions, redeveloped ex factories, schools, families, melting pot, sustainability, trendy pubs, creativity, social assistance structures, innovation, sustainability, railway station

Commute times

Duomo: 20 min. by car, 40 min. by public transportation
Castello Sforzesco: 20 min. by car, 50 min. by public transportation
Cadorna Station: 20 min. by car, 50 min. by public transportation
Central Station: 25 min. by car, 50 min. by public transportation
Milano Malpensa: 45 min. by car, 1h 50min. by public transportation
Milano Linate: 17 min. by car, 1h 10min. by public transportation


Closest underground lines
There are no underground lines. The closest one is Line 3 (Lodi Tibb. Stop)

Surface Transport
Little connected to both trams and buses

Railroad Service
Next to the Milano Porta Romana railway station

Highways and freeways
15 min from the A1, 25 min from the A4, 8 min from A7, 25 min from A8, 18 min from the East freeway, 10 min from West freeway, 30 min from North freeway


East: Calabiana street, Ortles avenue, Gargano street, Vettabbia Park
West: Bazzi street, Ferrari street, Ripamonti street
North: Tibaldi avenue, Isonzo avenue
South: Town of Noverasco, Sorigherio, San Donato

Neighborhood areas
7. Ponte Lambro, Santa Giulia
20. Porta Vittoria, Lodi
19. Porta Romana, Cadore, Montenero
6. Corvetto, Rogoredo
18. Navigli
4. Abbiategrasso, Chiesa Rossa

A walk through the district

An area whose rural vocation has been replaced by the opening of major industrial sites, as testified by the Parco delle Memorie Industriali. Today, the redevelopment of many former factories has initiated an important regeneration process which can be seen in the creative liveliness of the Fondazione Prada and the innovative Symbiosis project.

What to expect

This area is experiencing an interesting regeneration process thanks to the opening of cultural centers and companies which will ensure greater connections to the public transportation system. Colorful markets, numerous local stores and nonprofit organizations create a strong sense of community and support among locals, which can be felt in traditional places like the historic Trattoria al Laghett. Many former factories have been turned into trendy creative offices, sharing the area with coworking and digital innovation spaces (like Talent Garden), schools and sport centers.


If you want to live in an area where the industrial past coexists with a creative and multiethnic liveliness with a smart and green soul and prices are still affordable, then this is the right place for you. Here, you can easily travel by car but also by bike using the pedestrian and cycle paths crisscrossing the surrounding greenery and revealing the passage from an urban landscape to a rural one.

What not to expect

This area is not meant for those who love the liveliness of urban living. Instead, it can be appreciated by those who love nature and the cultural offering resulting from community engagement.

Real Estate market

The area is mainly residential, offering XX-century buildings, many working-class apartment buildings built during the economic boom, farmsteads which have been partly recovered and former industrial complexes refurbished or under renovation. There are also more recent residential complexes like the ex OM area with its residential towers.

You are going to love…

In this area you will love the Ciribiciaccola, the fourteenth-century bell tower of the Chiaravalle abbey, which marked the prayer and working time both for monks, and farmers. Close to the village of Chiaravalle, you can also admire the stretch of fields, which suddenly appears upon leaving the city behind and gives the illusion of a jump back in time.

Behind the corner

The area is close to the Bocconi University, the Parco Ravizza, the San Donato Metanopoli and the Le Rovedine Golf Club.

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