INTO THE MILAN OF THE BETROTHED
Did you know that Hotel Sanpi is located exactly in the historical Milan of the Betrothed? Exactly nearby the locations where Alessandro Manzoni set the adventures of Renzo and Lucia?
Staying at Hotel Sanpi Milano gives you in fact the unique opportunity to experience the places of this incredible historical novel, that is for sure a symbol of the city of Milan.
First of all, following the path of the Betrothed, the stories of Hotel Sanpi and Renzo and Lucia first meet nearby Porta Orientale, today’s Porta Venezia. There is where Renzo arrived during the turmoil of San Martino in 1628, looking for Father Bonaventura, and his famous Capuchin Convent.
Moreover, the story of Renzo and Lucia ends right there at the lazaret, that in 1630 was the place destined for the sick of the plague. Even if the building has mainly going destroyed with the years, today you can still admire its beautiful Church of San Carlo al Lazaretto.
Sounds familiar? Of course! All these things are located exactly in the neighbourhood of Hotel Sanpi Milano, and if you already stayed here, for sure saw them while walking around, maybe without knowing about the connection!