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Whether you go to Milan to fête fashion, attend an opera at La Scala, ogle at the scale of the Duomo, or watch AC Milan play at San Siro, la dolce vita awaits. (Literally—frequent gelato stops are a must.) More sweet stops include the Santa Maria delle Grazie for Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper and the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II for shopping under its soaring glass dome. Even the best photos can’t do Milan’s architecture justice.

For cravings that are more of the main-dish variety (veal Milanese, anyone?), you’ll find that it’s difficult to go wrong at any of the city’s restaurants. So find a flight to Milan, browse hotels, and prepare for a religious experience. Whether it’s at a famous cathedral or over famed tortellini? Now that’s up to you.... Read More
Whether you go to Milan to fête fashion, attend an opera at La Scala, ogle at the scale of the Duomo, or watch AC Milan play at San Siro, la dolce vita awaits. (Literally—frequent gelato stops are a must.) More sweet stops include the Santa Maria delle Grazie for Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper and the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II for shopping under its soaring glass dome. Even the best photos can’t do Milan’s architecture justice.

For cravings that are more of the main-dish variety (veal Milanese, anyone?), you’ll find that it’s difficult to go wrong at any of the city’s restaurants. So find a flight to Milan, browse hotels, and prepare for a religious experience. Whether it’s at a famous cathedral or over famed tortellini? Now that’s up to you.    Close

Stories and Tips Milan

I could have kicked myself!

Written by Praskipark on 18 Oct, 2013

After visiting the marvellous Art Nouveau cemetery, Cimitero Monumentale in the morning we had no idea what to do next as we had seen nearly all the most important sights in Milan. We decided to jump on the first tram that came and go to…Read More


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The Greatest Day of my Life

Written by Praskipark on 26 Jun, 2013

Fed and watered we made our way to San Siro football stadium, the cathedral of Italian football and home of Inter and AC Milan. The stadium’s real name is Stadio Giuseppe Meazza but I always know it as San Siro. We had looked at our…Read More


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Look out for St Bartholomew and theTrivulzio Candelabrum

Written by Praskipark on 11 Jun, 2013

Milan Cathedral is a wondrous building to look at from the outside, a symbol of the heart of the city. It’s free to walk around the building and actually free to go into the main part of the cathedral. I was very surprised about this…Read More


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Lost in Milan

Written by Praskipark on 08 Jun, 2013

Arriving at Bergamo airport in Milan was easy enough, we had a quiet, speedy flight, no luggage to wait for only carrying one back pack each, no passport control being members of Schengen, and then straight through to the coach park where there are…Read More


Fashion District

Written by TianjinPaul on 07 Apr, 2013

One of the benefits of living in Nice is that you can get the best of two cultures: French and Italian. The most obvious example of this is the food where pizza and pasta dishes sit side by side with pates and coq au vin.…Read More


San Siro - Sold out for Rugby?

Written by jessparkin on 23 Jun, 2010

San Siro, Milan - for those of you who know sport you will immediately think - aha! joint home of Inter Milan and AC Milan - those two famous football teams. Of course you are right - this is a football stadium but I was…Read More


Travel Northern Italy

Written by explorer848 on 30 Sep, 2009

Travel Northern Italy Few places in the world are as enchanting as Milan. There is so much to offer in Milan and its surrounding areas that are perfect for travelers of all ages. The best way to plan a holiday to Northern Italy is with…Read More


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The Whole La Scala Experience

Written by ChocolateLady on 14 Jul, 2009

Our only reason for going to Milan was finally to get to witness an opera at the famous Teatro alla Scala. We were fortunate enough for my 50th birthday to coincide with an opera that I'd been aching to see for quite some time…Read More


Meal of a Lifetime

Written by sum0488 on 03 May, 2009

The Meal of a LifetimeMilan was a ghost town. It was mid-August, the first night of my family’s 16-day tour of Italy, a trip I had been anticipating for months. Unfortunately the entire population of Italy was on vacation. I wasn’t happy: I hadn’t eaten…Read More


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Cottonwood

Written by MacJay on 01 Nov, 2000

This detail merits a separate entry only because it CAN be a health issue. In the spring the cotton woods, 'piopo' in Italian explode in snow like avalanches of seeds. At first it is pretty...kind of enchanting. Sort of like God blew…Read More


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