Manzoni's Milan: The Betrothed (I Promessi Sposi)

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Dive into the 1820s Milan culture and discover the greeny Manzoni's Milan through his most famous novel The Betrothed (I Promessi Sposi). 

On this unusual Milano walking tour, you'll walk in streets Manzoni used to walk such as Porta Venezia, Via Santa Maria Segreta and Via Alessandro Manzoni. 

Are you ready to live the most literary and naturalistic side of Milano? 
No booking needed. Just download the app, add it to your quests and start playing.
  • Game ends in another place than it starts
  • Cross the street carefully
  • Pause, continue exploring at your own pace or replay at any time.
  • Play on weekdays during working hours to avoid large crowds

Places you will visit


It will take you

60-90 mins

You will walk

4600 steps

Total distance

3.5 km


  • Visit the streets where Alessandro Manzoni used to go during his walks which entered the story of Literature.See Milano through the eyes of a real Italian Writing Master. Discover details on the Betrothed, Manzoni's masterpiece, the First Historical Novel of Italian Literature.Get to know real facts about Alessandro Manzoni and his life.


It's 1820 and you're 36.
You’re in an artistic and identity crisis and you’re running out of money.
Breaking through as an author is difficult due to corruption and competitiveness. 

You're unsatisfied and unhappy.

Old to produce a masterpiece.

You feel bad: nightmares, stress and distraction are in your daily life. Worst of all you have no creative ideas. 

You want to write the Best Historical Novel of Italian Literature: Promessi Sposi.


Game route

Starting point Chiesa di San Carlo al Lazzaretto
Largo Fra Paolo Bellintani, 1, 20124 Milano MI, Italia
Finish point Crossing between Via Meravigli and Via Santa Maria Segreta
Via Meravigli, 1, 20123 Milano MI, Italia
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Get the app and you're all set

Download it, choose your route and just walk to the starting point.

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25 Mar 2023

Federico Ravedoni

23 Mar 2023

Luigia Alberti

19 Mar 2023

giulia donardi

15 Mar 2023
Molto interessante e ben strutturato! Utile soprattutto per esplorare e conoscere gli aspetti nascosti della città

Arianna Righi

15 Mar 2023
bella la parte del Braille, much appreciated

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