Archive: Photo Vogue Festival Nov 16 – 19 2017

Nov 16 – 19 2017 The annual event – The Photo Vogue Festival, will take place in Milan 16-19 November. Events througout the city with talks,  exhibitions, and photographic events. Events are supported and sponsored by cultural institutions, photo schools, and specialized… 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

Night Skiing in Madonna di Campiglio, Italy

On the slope of Canalone Miramonti, the slope of  the Men’s World Cup Champions, YOU can ski at night! New at the “starting gate” of the Canalone Miramonti in Madonna di Campiglio, Italy. From January 19, every Thursday until mid-March, you… Continue Reading

Skiing in Italy – Ski Resorts Near Milan

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 the majestic… 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. Continue Reading

Fiera Milano Location for Trade Fairs in Milan

THERE ARE TWO MAIN FAIR GROUNDS FOR TRADE FAIRS IN MILAN Milano Fiera Rho is the main exhibition center for large trade fairs in Milan,located at  Strada Statale 33 del Sempione, 28, 20145 Rho Milano, Italy (12km from Piazza Duomo, Milan’s city… Continue Reading

Canals Art Food and Wine Tour

Enjoy the best Milanese cultural experience that offers a truly great combination of Renaissance art, appetizers and wine. This early evening tour led by a licenced guide specialized in art history and the best wine bars follows in the footsteps of Leonardo da Vinci. Discover the history of the city’s canals known to locals as the Navigli, now the city’s top entertainment district. Chill out in true Milanese style over an aperitivo and glass of wine in one of the district’s most characteristic spots and watch the people go by as things stirs to life. Continue Reading

Market Tour and Cooking Class

Your chef will guide you in a typical italian street market to learn how to recognize fresh fruit, veggies, fish. Discover how many kind of cheese, ham and salami, taste it and learn the story of it. After to buy the food for our cooking class we come back to chef home for a welcome drink and start the cooking class. You’ll learn to cook four different recipes from all over Italy. After the cooking class lt’s time for lunch and eat your masterpiece with good italian wine

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Private Tour: Valtellina Day Trip with Lunch and Wine-Tasting from Milan

Enjoy a full day trip to the beautiful Valtellina valley, pass along the lake Como and the marvellous paths of Valtellina.
Once in Varenna, meet your guide and explore this fantastic city before to get on board of a private car and start your trip to Valtellina.
Stop for lunch in a typical restaurant and enjoy a wine tasting in the afternoon.
Stop here and there to explore the tiny Valtellina’s historic villages and then head back to Varenna, where you can board your train back to Milan.

Optional trip extension : overnight stay in hotel, in the middle of vineyards. Following day, head to the famous resort of Bormio! Later in the afternoon you will head back to Varenna.

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Milan City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Discover the best that Milan has to offer with a 1 day or 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus tour. See all the main sights from aboard an open-top double-decker bus. Cruise by the opulent La Scala opera house, the magnificent Gothic Milan Cathedral (Duomo) and Il Cenacolo Vinciano, home to Leonardo da Vinci’s famous masterpiece ‘The Last Supper.’ Use your ticket on three different bus routes, which cover all of Milan’s most popular attractions, hopping on and off as often as you like.

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Private Tour: Lake Maggiore and Borromean Islands Boat Trip from Stresa

Soak up stunning lake scenery during a 1-hour private boat tour of Lake Maggiore and the Borromean Islands. With your own private vessel and captain, travel in style and enjoy total privacy as you bask in the Mediterranean sun. Glide by lush lakeside gardens and towns, stop to view Borromean Palace on Isola Bella or cruise to the other idyllic Borromean Islands. Upgrade to include a local guide, who will accompany you on the trip and reveal more about the history and culture of the region.

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Borromean Islands Hop-On Hop-Off Ferry Tour from Stresa

Spend a day island hopping around the Borromean Islands with a 1-day hop-on hop ferry ticket around Italy’s Lake Maggiore. Departing from the lakeside town of Stresa, create your own sightseeing schedule using the ferry as transport. See the elegant island palace and formal gardens of Isola Bella, admire the lush vegetation on Isola Madre and stroll along the charming promenade of the tiny Isola dei Pescatori. Enjoy lake views as you cruise between them and spend as little or as long as you like at each island.

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Private Photo Shoot in Milan

Capture cherished moments in Milan with a private photo session. Spend 30 minutes, 1 hour or 2 hours in the company of a professional photographer at a picturesque location of your choosing. As you soak up the ambience, the photographer will take candid shots in an unobtrusive manner, which will then be professionally retouched before being delivered. Whether you choose the magnificent Milan Duomo, Castello Sforzesco or the charming streets of Brera as your backdrop, the photographer will ensure you leave Milan with images that live up to your memories.

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Private Emilia Romagna Food Tour from Milan

From succulent Parma harm to rich Parmesan, discover the Emilia Romagna region’s finest gourmet products on a private half- or full-day tour from Milan. Choose to drive yourself and your guide, or to have a driver chauffer you, then set off to discover the region’s culinary secrets. Learn about artisanal production methods with visits to a cheese dairy and a Parma ham producer, and savor a delicious lunch at a wine cellar. On the full-day tour, you’ll also savor the unique flavor of aged balsamic vinegar. Continue Reading

Milan Luxury Spa Day with Optional Massage

After shopping and sightseeing in Milan, why not treat yourself to ultimate relaxation at the QC Termemilano luxury spa? Let your stress, tension and discomfort melt away and make use of up to 30 wellness experiences including the use of thermal baths, whirlpools, saunas, steam rooms and salt rooms. Complete your spa session by upgrading to include a 25-minute massage. Alternatively, opt to visit the spa in the evening and enjoy an ‘aperitivo’ of a drink with a light buffet, too! Continue Reading

Milan Luxury Spa Evening with Aperitivo

Enjoy an evening of spa treatments and pampering followed by a traditional Italian ‘aperitivo,’ or light snacks with a drink, on this spa evening in Milan. Relax in QC Termemilano’s many saunas and warm-water pools, enjoy the tranquil gardens at your leisure or indulge yourself in a soothing essential-oil massage — your time is your own to enjoy as you like. Afterward, enjoy a traditional Italian aperitivo of traditional and regional wine, fruit juice, cheese, salad, bread, jams and fruit. Leave feeling refreshed, energized and ready to enjoy the rest of your evening in Milan. Continue Reading

Milan Highlights Walking Tour

See the must-see highlights of Milan in a pleasant 2-hour guided walking tour.

You’ll explore the heart of the most dynamic Italian city with a local expert guide giving you an overall introduction about Milan, its history and its many interesting cultural aspects to better enjoy and appreciate its glamour.

You’ll easily get oriented for your stay in the city and, thanks to a smaller group you can interact with a local guide. Continue Reading

Small-Group Lake Como, Bellagio and Lecco Full-Day Trip from Milan Including Cruise

Visit the beautiful cities of Como and Bellagio and experience a cruise on its fascinating Lake along the two branches, up to the charming town of Lecco. Departing from Milan, you will travel to Como aboard a relaxing train (approx. 60 minutes). During the journey you will be able to enjoy the impressive landscapes and reach directly Como’s city centre. At your arrival, be prepared to experience a breathtaking cruise on the Lake. Continue Reading