Milan: A Ride To Remember

Milan: A Ride To Remember

Milan, oh Milan - the fashion capital of the world and a city brimming with rich history and cultural treasures. While many visitors choose to explore Milan on foot or via public transportation, there's a unique and exhilarating way to experience the city's true essence: cycling!

True to our roots of embracing alternative modes of transport, we took the EVIE S1 and T1 on a weekend ride through Milan's enchanting streets, charming neighborhoods, and iconic landmarks.

Riding the EVIE S1 and T1 across the Arco della Pace

Milan is renowned for its bicycle-friendly infrastructure, making it a delightful city to explore on two wheels. With an extensive network of cycle lanes, dedicated paths, and bike-sharing schemes, cyclists can navigate the city safely and conveniently. Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or a casual rider, Milan's flat terrain and well-marked routes ensure a smooth and enjoyable journey.

Waiting for the tram on the EVIE T1

Exploring Milan with EVIE S1 and T1

As we pedal leisurely with the joys of an electric motor through Milan, we encounter a wealth of historic landmarks and architectural wonders. Our first stop is the magnificent Milan Cathedral, or Duomo di Milano, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture that leaves visitors awe-struck. The cathedral's intricate facade and soaring spires are a sight to behold, and cycling around its majestic square offers a unique perspective of this iconic monument.

Continuing our journey, we visit Sforza Castle, an imposing fortress dating back to the 15th century. Once home to dukes and rulers, the castle now houses museums and art galleries, making it a cultural hotspot for visitors.

EVIE S1 parked in front of the iconic Sforza Castle

Beyond the bustling streets, Milan offers green oases where cyclists can escape the urban hustle and bustle. The Sempione Park, adjacent to Sforza Castle, provides a refreshing interlude amidst lush greenery and peaceful lakes. It's the perfect spot to take a break, have a picnic, or simply enjoy the tranquility before embarking on our cycling adventure once more.

No trip to Milan is complete without indulging in its culinary delights. Along our cycling route, we encounter charming trattorias, gelaterias, and pastry shops. From delectable pasta dishes to mouthwatering gelato, Milan's gastronomic offerings tantalize our taste buds and fuel our cycling adventure.

This is the perfect situation to use the Orbital Anti-Theft system on the EVIE S1 and T1, locking our parked bikes while we sip on a cup of delicious Italian coffee at a picturesque cafe.

Parked EVIE S1 and T1 with anti-theft

Safely locked EVIE T1

Our route takes us to Porta Nuova, a thriving district that exemplifies Milan's modern architectural vision. It is here that we encounter Bosco Verticale, designed by the visionary architect Stefano Boeri. This vertical forest consists of two residential towers adorned with over 900 trees and 20,000 plants, transforming the urban landscape into a living, breathing work of art.

Bosco Verticale serves as an inspiring example of sustainable urban living, showing how cities can integrate nature into their design while promoting biodiversity and mitigating environmental impact. Cycling through Milan, we witness the city's commitment to green initiatives and the incorporation of eco-friendly structures that enrich the lives of its inhabitants.

Posing in front of the Bosco Verticale with EVIE S1 and T1

Cycling around Milan offers a unique and immersive way to experience the city's timeless charm, historical landmarks, artistic treasures, and culinary wonders. From the awe-inspiring Milan Cathedral to the charming canals of Navigli, every pedal stroke reveals a new facet of this captivating city. So, the next time you find yourself in Milan, hop on a bicycle, embrace the open-air freedom, and explore the city's enchanting secrets on two wheels – a journey you'll cherish forever. Happy cycling!

Jumping with joy with the EVIE T1