Beautiful Milan is an international centre of culture and style. If you are planning a visit to Italy’s piazzas, cathedral or high-class football grounds then you should arrive in style too. If you’re flying then you’ll be heading into one of the city’s three airports.
European airlines serve Milan-Linate, Malpensa and Bergamo. Bergamo gives the easiest access to the city centres. You don’t want to have broken a sweat when you arrive in the city of style. Book a Milan airport transfer.
What should I eat in Milan?
Everything in Milan is beautiful. Find a cosy restaurant and try the traditional dishes of cotoletta alla milanese, a breaded veal fried in butter. The cassoeula of stewed pork rib, sausage and cabbage also comes highly recommended.
For dessert, try the chiacchiere sugar fritters or the delicate and dove-shaped colomba cake shaped as a dove. Expect to see lashings of the local favourites gorgonzola and mascarpone cheeses. Many of the city’s eateries have been open for decades. They have perfected the art of delicious.
Milan fashion stores
The beautiful people of Milan stock their beautiful wardrobes at any of the city’s impressive high-end boutiques. Most of these glamorous establishments area concentrated in a neat corner of the city. It is the famous Quadrilatero d’Or, or rectangle of gold.
Just a few streets host the wares of some of the world’s biggest designers. Wander along Via della Spiga for D&G accessories, Prada accessories, Just Cavalli, and Marni. The Armani Superstore and Paul Smith live on Via Manzoni. Missoni, Chanel, Versace and Hermès are on Via Sant’Andrea. The prices are high but so is the quality.
Things to see in Milan
Milan is full of exquisite sights, sounds and smells. If you have time for a spot of tourism then there are many delights for the eyes and soul. The Duomo – or cathedral – took centuries to build and could entertain a tourist for days. It is absolutely huge. You need to make sure you’re properly dressed if you want to enter but it’s worth it. Take the audio tour to learn the tale of the stunning stained-glass windows. You might get the treat of the free concernts and activities regularly held outside if you hang around on the right day. Check ahead for their schedules.
Walk with Leonardo di Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper is one of the highlights of a visit to Milan. Tickets are usually sold out so you will need to book in advance. The fresco masterpiece, painted on wet plaster, is situated inside a monastery beside the Santa Maria delle Grazie church. Take the time to wander through the church too – it’s full of Renaissance-era cultural treasures.
Milan will always be an assault on the senses with its beauty, food and centuries of history and intrigue. Yet, we haven’t even talked about the buzz from the city’s football teams’ international success. Milan can delight a thousand times over. Why not book a trip today?