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

Get the Milanostyle.com Newsletter

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

golfer

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

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. Free download   Morning Start the day… 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

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

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

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

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.

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