Things to see and do - Milan
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Milan : Michelin's recommendations
The capital of Lombardy is the second most important city in Italy in terms of its population, political influence and cultural and artistic role, and the country’s most important economic, industrial and commercial centre. Milan delights visitors with its smart avenues lined with luxury boutiques, its magnificent Duomo (cathedral), major art galleries, and busy, lively atmosphere. The city is also home to the legendary Teatro alla Scala, one of the most famous opera houses in the world.
Tourist attractions Milan : Things to see and do
Piazza Pio XI, 2 I - 20123 Milano
Built in 1609, the palace of Cardinal Federico Borromeo has one of the world's richest libraries, and an art gallery founded on the collections of the Cardinal: works by Bernardino Luini (Christ Child with a Lamb), Raphael ( cartoon for School of Ath..
Piazza del Duomo I - 20123 Milano
The Duomo is adorned with no less than 135 extraordinarily intricate pinnacles and an impressive number of graceful, elegant white marble statues (2 245 in all). For a closer look at them, take the stairs up to the rooftops. At the summit, the "..
I - 20123 Milano
With its spires, pinnacles, gables and countless statues, this cathedral (begun in 1386 and not completed until 1809) is an unforgettable sight, especially when the afternoon sun shines on the white stone. Admire its apse, and head up to the rooftop ..
Via Mazzini 4 I - 20123 Milan
Around the corner from Milan's Cathedral, UNA Maison Milano is housed in a 20th-century elegant building. It offers spacious soundproofed rooms with an LCD TV, most with a balcony. The modern and stylish rooms feature WiFi access and Sky TV channels..
Via Spadari 11 I - 20123 Milan
Just 150 metres from Piazza del Duomo and Milan Cathedral, Hotel Spadari features original artwork and modern comforts throughout. Rooms include free mineral water, air conditioning and free WiFi. Breakfast at this 4-star hotel is American buffet st..
Via Orefici 10 I - 20122 Milan
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Hotel Via Orefici is located in the centre of Milan, just a 2-minute walk from Milan Cathedral. Offering free Wi-Fi throughout, it has a restaurant, a pizzeria and stylish rooms. All non smoking, rooms and suites have a minimalist décor, with white..
Leisure activities Milan
Cross the border from Italy to Switzerland and shop till you drop at Foxtown outlets, on this afternoon shopping tour from Milan. With over 130 stores to choose from, you'll enjoy discounts between 30-70% off the recommended retail price. Shop to ..
This unique experience in Milan lets you discover the secrets of Leonardo da Vinci's ‘The Last Supper.’ Start with a re-enactment of the painting with your group and art historian guide, who'll teach you about the techniques da Vinci used to create t..
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Discover the beautiful Cinque Terre, one of Italy's most scenic secrets, on a day trip from Milan. Meaning 'five lands', the five lovely fishing villages of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed site are strung along the cliffs bordering the Ligurian Sea..
via Pontida 2 I - 20121 MILANO
'Serendib', the old name for Sri Lanka, means 'to make happy' - an ambitious promise, but one that this restaurant manages to keep! True to its origins, the tempting menu focuses on Indian and Sri Lankan cuisine, with chicken curry proving a firm fav..
via Procaccini 41 I - 20154 Milano
This restaurant-cum-wine bar is not far from FieraMilanoCity. Cheek of Piedmontese Fassone beef braised in a Barolo wine sauce served with mashed potato, and a modern take on Sicilian cannolo, are just two of the updated traditional dishes on the men..
via Pilo 20 I - 20129 MILANO
A warm welcome combined with a simple but lively atmosphere and typical dishes from the Abruzzo region make this a popular place to eat. Generous portions and excellent roast dishes.
via Solferino 48 I - 20121 Milano
This restaurant is situated in the busy heart of Milan surrounded by shops and fashion stores. It has enjoyed instant success with its deliberately informal atmosphere and reinterpretations of classic Italian dishes, such as risotto alla milanese wit..
via Poerio 3 I - 20129 MILANO
Enjoy your meal surrounded by wine bottles in this young and lively restaurant. The elaborate menu includes a choice of antipasti in the evenings and various salads at lunchtime, making it a good choice for business people looking for a quick bite to..
via Corio 3 I - 20135 MILANO
This family-run restaurant introduces a flavour of traditional Calabria to Milan with a simple, lively atmosphere that is quite rare nowadays. Home cooking based on fresh pasta, 'nduja (spicy sausage) and the ubiquitous peperoncino (chilli pepper).