2021 Gift Guide for Shopping in Milan

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The city of Milan is like one big shopping mall.  Some of the world’s most beautiful stores and boutiques can be found in the Milan shopping district. It is a perfect place for gift shopping. However, Milan has a reputation… Continue Reading

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, Linate and Orio al Serio in Bergamo. They are all easy to get to and from Milan city center by… Continue Reading

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Originally from New York, I am now living La Dolce Vita in Italy! I offer readers insider views and travel tips on what to do and where to go with a touch of style, making your Italy travel experience perfect! Milanostyle,  No spam- Just Glam! Stay up-to-date on Celia’s new… Continue Reading

An Italy Golf Vacation in Milan at Poggio Verde Country Villa

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Milan is known for its stylish boutiques in the Golden Quadrilateral, lean models walking the runways and art students sipping Spritz at the cafes of Brera.  What many don’t realize is that the Lombardy region of Milan has some of… Continue Reading

UEFA Champions League, Serie A Football Matches in Milan

Football Stadium Milan San Siro hosts both AC Milan and Inter Milan Here in Milano, San Siro stadium is home to both the AC Milan “Rossoneri” (red-blacks) as well as F.C. Inter. No matter what your favorite team, San Siro is the… Continue Reading

A-Z Milan Shopping Directory

Shopping in Milan Milan is a major capital of European fashion and design. The infamous shopping district, The Golden Quadrilateral is the chicest neighborhood of designer boutiques and showrooms. Streets like Via Torino or Corso Buenos Aires are lined with stylish ready-to-wear… 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

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 fast, but they also respect the rules, except when it comes to parking. With no doubt, Italians are “creative parkers”.… Continue Reading

24 Hours in Milan, One day Itinerary

If you’ve only got one day to visit Milan, here is a guide on how to best spend your time visiting Milan in one day. You can follow this D.I.Y. itinerary, or book a 3 hour tour with a guide. Free Download… 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

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

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

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

Discover the rich Renaissance beauty of Mantua (Mantova), a UNESCO World Heritage site located beside three lakes. On this full-day guided tour, take a train ride from Milan to this delightful city in northern Italy that locals call ‘Sleeping Beauty,’ then cruise down the Mincio river to enjoy the fairytale skyline of turrets and cupolas, and sweeping views of green landscapes. Wander through Mantua’s cobbled squares and visit the fabulous Palazzo Ducale, former home of the Gonzaga family, the largest residence in Italy after the Vatican. Continue Reading