We often notice heraldic crests over age-old mansions or in the decorative elements of churches and monuments. Sometimes easy to understand, sometimes of the most diverse, mysterious and strange types, they are difficult to decode in a single glance. Heraldry expresses, in fact, a multitude of coded meanings tied to a world now very distant from ours.
From the Visconti to the Sforza, from the Borromeo to the Litta and the Trivulzio, the iconic tracks of these very old noble families still feature in our city’s fabric, today. They are a very fascinating line to follow through the places of Milan, which saw these important families’ nobility, wealth and power grow.
Walking tour (in Italian) of the noble heraldic crests of Milan – Saturday, October 13, 2018
Cultural guide: dott.ssa Maria Grazia Cacciola
Place and time starting point: Basilica of Santa Maria delle Grazie, 10:45 A.M.
Deadline: October 4 (the fee must be paid and the participation must be confirmed by this date)
02 7600 6132