Water sports at Darsena

Navigli Lombardi organises water sports along Milan canals.

12-14 June. Darsena and Naviglio Grande come into their own with three days of non-stop water sports and competitions, include surfing and canoeing.

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Stranavigli, which is part of the Expo 2015 city events, also provides areas for children's water sports. Two of the celebrities taking part this year (12-13 June from 19.00-22.00) are Alessandro Piu, Italy's surfing champion and Airton Cozzolino Lopes world champion kite surfer.

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The event is organised by Navigli Lombardi, the association of regional, provincial and city bodies that promotes Lombardy's historic canal system.