Beyond Milan

Milan is an excellent base and starting point for traveling to not only Italy, but Europe and the rest of the world too. The two airports Malpensa and Linate make air travel easy to Rome, Bari, Sardinia and cities throughout Italy as well as other European hubs like Paris, London, Berlin and more.

Travel in Italy & Beyond

2020 Italy Summer Travel: What you need to know

2020 Italy Summer Travel: What you need to know

Italy’s tourism is ready to start again and to welcome tourists – Italians and foreigners – for the summer season ...
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Milano Malpensa 2035 New Airport Project

Milano Malpensa 2035 New Airport Project

The Commune di Somma Lombardo has announced the new Master Plan for Milan Malpensa airport reconstruction. A modern and futuristic ...
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Canadians may enter Italy, Americans may not

Canadians may enter Italy, Americans may not

(July 17, 2020) The "safe list" for citizens of countries that may enter Italy has been updated and reconfirmed. The ...
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EU Opens Borders But Not For US Visitors

EU Opens Borders But Not For US Visitors

(Updated July 2, 2020) The European Union Member States have approved a draft list of 54 countries, considered for Safe ...
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Top 3 Tuscany Wine Tours

Top 3 Tuscany Wine Tours

Tuscany is a region in Italy that is very well-known for its delicious wines as well as the landscape of ...
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La Vita è Bella - Savoring the Colors, Flavors & Atmosphere of Italy

La Vita è Bella – Savoring the Colors, Flavors & Atmosphere of Italy

Life is Beautiful In this guest post Barbara Saks shares her memories of her eight weeks in Italy. Passing through ...
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Tourism at the Italian Riviera after Covid-19

Tourism at the Italian Riviera after Covid-19

Everyone has been wondering and speculating on travel in Italy after the Coronavirus COVID-19 crisis. World travel may still have ...
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Travel News for Italy

Travel News for Italy

Regular news updates on travel to Italy This news resource page was created in lieu of the ordinance and health ...
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Italian countryside

Make Your Milan Airport Transfer an Excursion

Have you ever arrived an airport to see all the drivers with name placards hoping someone had surprised you and ...
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The Best Christmas Markets in Northern Italy

The Best Christmas Markets in Northern Italy

Italy has some of the best Christmas markets with handcrafts, food and gifts. Consider taking a trip to discover a ...
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Best Winter Thermal Spa Resorts in Italy

Best Winter Thermal Spa Resorts in Italy

Ah, heat. There is nothing like sitting in a warm massage pool looking out to a snowy panoramic view. You can ...
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Northern Treasure of Dolomites Wine Country

Northern Treasure of Dolomites Wine Country

Like tall sailing ships arising from a calm sea, the mountains of the Piana Rotaliana are part of a small ...
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Milan Airport Information - Linate, Malpensa, Orio al Serio

Milan Airport Information – Linate, Malpensa, Orio al Serio

How to get to Milan by Airport, by Train, by Car, by Taxi There are 3 airports servicing Milan; Malpensa, ...
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The Ancient City of Cividale del Friuli

The Ancient City of Cividale del Friuli

The Artès experiential tour of Cividale del Friuli started early in the morning, so I had planned to arrive the ...
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What Are The Best Things About Visiting London?

People tend to have a love/hate relationship with London. Those who are less than charmed by the city say that ...
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Feeling at Home in Venice at Joseph Apartments

Feeling at Home in Venice at Joseph Apartments

If you are traveling to Venice, sleep here. I truly enjoyed my stay at Joseph Apartments in Venice, Italy. Surrounded ...
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Sample Itinerary: 3 days in Milan & Lake Como

Get a personalized luxury itinerary that will make your trip to Milan and Lake Como memorable  I will help you ...
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An Italy Golf Vacation in Milan at Poggio Verde Country Villa

Milan is known for its stylish boutiques in the Golden Quadrilateral, lean models walking the runways and art students sipping ...
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Milan to Lake Como,  Life at Villa Ucci Luxury B&B

Milan to Lake Como, Life at Villa Ucci Luxury B&B

Balancing City Life in Milan and Lakeside Living at Lake Como - On the road to Bellagio in the village ...
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Italian Summer Wines

Italian Summer Wines

Italy is among the top romantic destinations in the world. It is a country where you can get swept away ...
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6 of Italy’s Most Beautiful Gardens You've Never Heard Of

6 of Italy’s Most Beautiful Gardens You’ve Never Heard Of

Italy is well known for its classic elegance and hides botanical beauties found in its luxury villas and gardens. Throughout ...
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Hung Up in Barcelona

Hung Up in Barcelona

It’s not everyday that you walk into a hotel and find a picture of yourself hanging on the wall! That’s ...
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1927 Violin made by Riccardo Genovese in Lecco sold for €32K

1927 Violin made by Riccardo Genovese in Lecco sold for €32K

Lutier Riccardo Genovese lived in Lecco at Lake Como between 1927 and 1928 where he made some of today’s most ...
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Tosetti Formal & Bridal Fashion Made in Como

Tosetti Formal & Bridal Fashion Made in Como

The Tosetti atelier of Como shows off their latest collection in the heart of Como. A sartorial tradition for over ...
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Can you really buy a house in Italy for 1 Euro?

Can you really buy a house in Italy for 1 Euro?

There’s been a lot of hype in the news lately about small communities in Italy selling off properties for as ...
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Eric Egan & Fromental: Debut Showing of the RAINERI Chinoiserie

Eric Egan & Fromental: Debut Showing of the RAINERI Chinoiserie

Interior designer Eric Egan hosts the inaugural opening of L’Artigianato design studio with the debut showing of RAINERI, the chinoiserie ...
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What & Where to Eat in Bologna

What & Where to Eat in Bologna

In my new FREE download, The Beginners Guide to Bologna, available on ItlayTravelandMore.com, I  share my discoveries and insider tips ...
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Tagliatelle (not spaghetti) is the preferred pasta in Bologna

Tagliatelle (not spaghetti) is the preferred pasta in Bologna

Spaghetti Bolognese a.k.a “Spag-bol” is not a Bolognese dish. Virginio Merola, the mayor of Bologna, Italy has officially decided to ...
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5 Tips for Backpacking through Italy

5 Tips for Backpacking through Italy

Traveling through Europe is always an exciting experience, but it can be quite daunting for those who are traveling for ...
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VIP Helicopter Experience over Lake Como from Milan

VIP Helicopter Experience over Lake Como from Milan

Get picked up from your hotel in Milan and experience a VIP experience flying in a helicopter over Lake Como, ...
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9 Reasons To Add Turkey To Your Bucket List

9 Reasons To Add Turkey To Your Bucket List

There is a saying that the world is a book and those people who don’t travel only read one page ...
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Behind The Revolving Door: Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio

Behind The Revolving Door: Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio

A conversation with Francesco Cogoni and Roberto Pirelli, first and second concierges of the Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni I wanted ...
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Archive: The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, Classic Automobile & Motorcycle Show

Archive: The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, Classic Automobile & Motorcycle Show

Lake Como May 25-27, 2018 Villa d’Este Via Regina, 40, 22012 Cernobbio CO, Italy Play Video This year, the event ...
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Lake Como Food Tour, Boat and Villas

Lake Como Food Tour, Boat and Villas

CENTRAL LAKE COMO FOOD, VILLAS & BOAT TOUR Boat, Food & Villas Tour of Lake Como, Italy A full day guided ...
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Norwegian New Flights Los Angeles-Milan

Norwegian New Flights Los Angeles-Milan

In addition to the new Oakland/San Francisco to Rome flight which will be launched February 6, 2018, Norwegian has also announced a new Los ...
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Behind the scenes at 'The Mermaid Fashion'

Behind the scenes at ‘The Mermaid Fashion’

I was invited to spend the day with Eva Lako, Instagram influencer, and founder of TheMermaidFashion.com, her personal blog about ...
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Weekend Getaway to Framura, Liguria

Weekend Getaway to Framura, Liguria

Framura, on the Ligurian coast, sitting on the Levante Bay neighboring Cinque Terra, is a three-hour drive from Milan and ...
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10 Tricky Toilet Troubles in Italy

10 Tricky Toilet Troubles in Italy

This is a chapter of the new book “Living in Italy: the Real Deal – How to Survive the Good ...
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No problem! (Living in Italy The Real Deal – Expat stories)

Non ci sono problemi - No problem! With my right foot still on the pavement, the estate agent’s car was ...
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Best Day trips from Milan by Car

Best Day trips from Milan by Car

Driving in Italy may seem daunting to many, but I can assure you it’s not that bad! People do drive ...
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Skiing in Italy - Ski Resorts Near Milan

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 ...
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5-Day Milan Lake Como and Venice Tour

5-Day Milan Lake Como and Venice Tour

5-Day Milan Lake Como and Venice Tour 5 Days and 4 Nights experience visiting Milan, Lake Como and Venice. Itinerary ...
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Small-Group Lake Como, Bellagio and Lecco Full-Day Trip from Milan Including Cruise

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

Small-Group Lake Como, Bellagio and Lecco Full-Day Trip from Milan Including Cruise Visit the beautiful cities of Como and Bellagio ...
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Private Tour: Valtellina Day Trip with Lunch and Wine-Tasting from Milan

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

Private Tour: Valtellina Day Trip with Lunch and Wine-Tasting from Milan Enjoy a full day trip to the beautiful Valtellina ...
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4-Day Italian Lakes and Verona Tour from Milan

4-Day Italian Lakes and Verona Tour from Milan

4-Day Italian Lakes and Verona Tour from Milan Visit four of the must-see lakes in the Italian Lake district as ...
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Lake Como Day Trip from Milan

Lake Como Day Trip from Milan Take in the stunning scenery of world-famous Lake Como on this day trip from ...
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Italy and Switzerland in One Day: Lake Como and Lugano from Milan

Italy and Switzerland in One Day: Lake Como and Lugano from Milan Visit Italy and Switzerland in one day on ...
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3-Night French Riviera Tour from Milan Including Monaco

3-Night French Riviera Tour from Milan Including Monaco

3-Night French Riviera Tour from Milan Including Monaco Leave Milan and follow the lead of the jet set crowd to ...
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4-Day Liguria Tour from Milan: Cinque Terre, Genoa, Italian Riviera

4-Day Liguria Tour from Milan: Cinque Terre, Genoa, Italian Riviera Combine rugged coastal scenery with chic seaside towns on a ...
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4-Day French Coast Tour from Milan

4-Day French Coast Tour from Milan 4 days and 3 nights leaving from Milan. Small groups tour discovering the splendor ...
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Private tour: Lake Como Romantic Cruise from Milan

Private tour: Lake Como Romantic Cruise from Milan

Private tour: Lake Como Romantic Cruise from Milan A great way to discover the beauty of the Italian lakes, this ...
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Orrido di Bellano - Natural Waterfall and Gorge Bellano Lake Como

Orrido di Bellano – Natural Waterfall and Gorge Bellano Lake Como

One of Italy's most beautiful natural spectacles is just 90 km from Milan. It's called the Orrido di Bellano. A natural waterfall and gorge carved ...
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Ski at Madonna di Campiglio: the Dolomites from dawn to dusk

Ski at Madonna di Campiglio: the Dolomites from dawn to dusk

Skiing from dawn to dusk in the biggest Trentino ski area 2015 edition Saturday 21 February 2015  https://www.campigliodolomiti.it/lang/EN/eventi/dettaglio/trentinoskisunrise_-_doss_del_sabion_pinzolo,6265.html   Every ...
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Italy's Romantic Lake Como

Italy’s Romantic Lake Como

Lake Como Lake Como is  just 25 miles north of Milan, cities of Como, Bellagio, Varenna, Lecco charming towns ring its shores ...
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Polimoda Design School (Florence)

Polimoda Design School (Florence)

International Institute of Fashion Design & Marketing is an Italian centre of excellence, recognized worldwide for its high quality, fashion-oriented, ...
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Day Trips & Tours from Milan

Milan Airport Information - Linate, Malpensa, Orio al Serio

Milan Airport Information – Linate, Malpensa, Orio al Serio

How to get to Milan by Airport, by Train, by Car, by Taxi There are 3 airports servicing Milan; Malpensa, ...
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Sample Itinerary: 3 days in Milan & Lake Como

Get a personalized luxury itinerary that will make your trip to Milan and Lake Como memorable  I will help you ...
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VIP Helicopter Experience over Lake Como from Milan

VIP Helicopter Experience over Lake Como from Milan

Get picked up from your hotel in Milan and experience a VIP experience flying in a helicopter over Lake Como, ...
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Lake Como Food Tour, Boat and Villas

Lake Como Food Tour, Boat and Villas

CENTRAL LAKE COMO FOOD, VILLAS & BOAT TOUR Boat, Food & Villas Tour of Lake Como, Italy A full day guided ...
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2-Night Garda Lake and Verona Tour from Milan or Venice

2-Night Garda Lake and Verona Tour from Milan or Venice

2-Night Garda Lake and Verona Tour from Milan or Venice Italy is not only a country famous for its history ...
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Day Trip by Train to UNESCO Site Mantua Including Mincio River Cruise

Day Trip by Train to UNESCO Site Mantua Including Mincio River Cruise

Day Trip by Train to UNESCO Site Mantua Including Mincio River Cruise Discover the rich Renaissance beauty of Mantua (Mantova), ...
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Private Tour: Lake Maggiore and Borromean Islands Boat Trip from Stresa

Private Tour: Lake Maggiore and Borromean Islands Boat Trip from Stresa Soak up stunning lake scenery during a 1-hour private ...
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Private Tour: Valtellina Day Trip with Lunch and Wine-Tasting from Milan

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

Private Tour: Valtellina Day Trip with Lunch and Wine-Tasting from Milan Enjoy a full day trip to the beautiful Valtellina ...
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Small-Group Lake Como, Bellagio and Lecco Full-Day Trip from Milan Including Cruise

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

Small-Group Lake Como, Bellagio and Lecco Full-Day Trip from Milan Including Cruise Visit the beautiful cities of Como and Bellagio ...
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Borromean Islands Hop-On Hop-Off Ferry Tour from Stresa

Borromean Islands Hop-On Hop-Off Ferry Tour from Stresa Spend a day island hopping around the Borromean Islands with a 1-day ...
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