Events in Milan

Up-coming events in Milan 2017 ALL YEAR  Opera & Ballet at La Scala Opera House Milano  Football Shopping Sight seeing Museums Cinema (showings in English) ONCE A MONTH SUNDAY MARKETS IN MILAN 2017 29 Jan – Mercatone dell’Antiquariato (Antiques) 26… Continue Reading




Milan Hotels on Travel Editor’s Hot Lists

These Milan hotels were named in top travel and design magazines All the top magazines have an annual “hot-list” for each category; Best Tours, Best Restaurants, Best Hotels etc… Here is a round-up of the travel hot-lists which feature selected… Continue Reading




Milan the New Las Vegas of Europe

Re-development of Milan’s Expo area Milanese architect Andrea Langhi has an idea: “Let’s create Italy’s largest entertainment district” Photo above: Rendering of a potential Buddha Bar Discos, clubs, casinos, restaurants, but also museums, exhibitions and recreational activities. One location for the… Continue Reading




Visit Milan in 30 Seconds

Get to Know Milan in 30 seconds Milan is a large city but the architectural jewels are in the center of town and if you are short on time, you can see Milan in a day. Milan is a very ‘walkable’… Continue Reading




10 Things You Must See in Milan

Travel Guide to Milan – what you must see on your visit to Milan. Shopping, Duomo cathedral, Sforza Castle, Last Supper by Da Vinci, Royal Palace, Central Station, and more… If you are visiting Milan, you probably already have a… Continue Reading




The Big Apple of Milan – by Michelangelo Pistoletto

Walking out of Central Station Milan from under the domineering gallery of this overwhelming building, a large spacious plaza opens to the boulevard heading into the center of town. In the plaza in front of  Central Station Milan, there is… Continue Reading




No problem! (Living in Italy The Real Deal – Expat stories)

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Non ci sono problemi – No problem! With my right foot still on the pavement, the estate agent’s car was already pulling away. My reaction was fast: I pulled both legs inside and slammed the car door, averting an accident.… Continue Reading




24 Hours in Milan, One day Itinerary

You’ve only got one day to visit Milan – here is a guide on how to best spend your time. You can follow this D.I.Y. tour, or book a 3 hour tour with a guide. Morning Start the day at Bar Magenta… Continue Reading




Skiing in Italy – Ski Resorts Near Milan

2016-2017 – Ski Season – If you are a winter sports enthusiast, Milan is a very strategic location for weekend getaways for skiing and snowboarding in Italy. Milan is located at the base of the Alps. You can even see… Continue Reading




Skip the Line: Entrance Ticket to Leonardo Da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” in Milan

Fill your day with art, and see Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” in Milan with a skip-the-line ticket. The biblical scene painting has become one of the world’s most famous pieces of art. So skip past the long lines of people waiting to see it, and head straight inside for an up-close look at the masterpiece itself. From a knowledgeable guide, learn about Leonardo and the Renaissance, and take in the splendor of its setting, a Dominican convent near the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Church of Santa Maria dell Grazie.





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Serravalle Outlet Shopping Tour

Shop and save till you drop on this day trip to the Serravalle Designer Outlet from Milan, with round-trip transfers. On arrival at Italy’s largest designer outlet, browse the nearly 200 stores and enjoy up to 70% off brands such as Calvin Klein, Bulgari, Nike and more, along with an additional 10% discount at select stores. For more benefits, upgrade to the VIP Shopping Pass and, as well as the 10% discount, enjoy fast-track coach boarding and a 10 euro lunch voucher. Choose from three departure times and durations to suit your schedule.





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Foxtown Outlet Shopping Tour

Already exhausted the shops of Milan and want a change of scenery? Take an easy trip across the Italian border into Switzerland for a day of shopping at the famous FoxTown outlets. Shop till you drop at more than 130 stores, with discounts of up to 70% off the recommended retail price. Enjoy convenient, comfortable round-trip transport by coach on your independent shopping tour to the FoxTown Factory Stores in Mendrisio from central Milan.





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4-Day Italian Lakes Tour from Milan

Enjoy 4 days and 3 nights Italian lakes departing from Milan. You’ll have the chance to discover the most important lakes of the northern Italy: the small Lake Orta, the refined Lake Maggiore, the luxurious Lake Como, the amazing Lake Garda, the picturesque Lake Iseo.

All hotels are located in the heart of the cities, you will enjoy trips by boat on the main lakes and visits of beautiful towns such as Como, Bergamo and Verona. Breakfast is included.







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