Things to see and do - Milan
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Milan Travel guide
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
Built in 1609, the palace of Cardinal Federico Borromeo has one of the world's richest libraries, and an art gallery founded with the collections of the Cardinal: works by Bernardino Luini (Christ Child with a Lamb), Raphael (cartoon for School of At..
Piazza del Duomo
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 "..
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 Giuseppe Mazzini 8 I - 20123 Milan
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The Rio is a charming, small hotel set in Via Mazzini, near Milan's Duomo Cathedral. The Duomo Metro Station, on the red line, is just 100 metres away. From here you have access to direct links to Expo 2015 Exhibition Centre. All air conditioned, th..
Via Orefici 10 I - 20122 Milan
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..
Via Giuseppe Mazzini 10 I - 20123 Milan
With a central location at the heart of Milan, Hotel La Madonnina is a few steps from the Cathedral and 2 minutes’ walk from Duomo Metro. Modern and elegant, rooms offer free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. You will enjoy free newspapers and a continent..
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 ..
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Guarantee your visit to see one of the most famous artworks in the world, da Vinci's 'Last Supper'. Reservations to see Leonardo's 'Last Supper' are limited and sell out quickly, sometimes months in advance. Choose this best-selling tour and be guara..
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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 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 Pontida 2 I - 20121 MILANO
Serendib, the old name for Sri Lanka, means "to make happy" - an ambitious promise, but one which this restaurant manages to keep! True to its origins, the tempting menu focuses on Indian and Sri Lankan cuisine.
via Procaccini 41 I - 20100 Milano
Although the chef has changed, the dishes that made the reputation of this restaurant, such as risotto alla Milanese , Fassone beef cheek in a Barolo sauce, and tiramisu, are still very much on the menu. Updated traditional cuisine.
via Paolo Lomazzo 29 I - 20123 Milano
This pleasant restaurant serves simple and fragrant Mediterranean cuisine (try the excellent fritto misto of squid, scampi, prawns and courgette). It is a child-friendly restaurant with a special area for younger guests in the evening.
via Solferino 48 I - 20121 Milano
A modern and informal restaurant with attentive service and reasonable prices. Excellent selection of creative dishes, as well as some reinterpretations of classic favourites, such as polenta and baccalà (salted cod) and Caesar salad.
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).