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Fashion capital of the world, Milan is known for being one of the most glamorous cities in Italy. But more than a sea of high-end shops, Milan is full of majestic churches, grand palaces, major landmarks, unique art pieces, splendid architecture and, of course, fabulous restaurants and bars where to enjoy the classic aperitivo and other local fares.

If you’ve ever been to Italy, you’ll know that it has an extremely rich history, and Milan is no different than the rest of the country. Its fascinating past includes many famous names that have made it what it is today. Caesars, da Vinci, Verdi, Sforza… History buffs will be more than pleased to walk the streets that so many prominent figures walked before them and to discover the remains of a past that shaped our world.

Being such a large city, Milan can be a little intimidating to visit… But do not fret, we’re here to demystify everything and help you get the most out of the Lombard capital! Keep reading to find out the best things to do and where to eat, sleep and drink in Milan, Italy.



Visit Milan’s Duomo

and climb to the top to see the skyline


Learn about Italian art

at the Pinacoteca of the Palazzo Brera


Shop Milano-style

at Grand Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II


Enter the QC Termemilano

for a once-in-a-lifetime spa experience


Attend an opera night

at the majestic Teatro alla Scala


Have food and drinks

by the canals of the Navigli district

To try out

Where to eat

Pizzeria Spontini

No one can resist pizza that cheesy and delicious looking! A must-try in Milan.

San Maurì

Taste produces from Milan and Lombardy and savor authentic Italian flavors.


An ice cream shop, chocolatier and patisserie selling all the sweet stuff you could ever crave.

Where to sleep

The Square Milano Duomo

Uniquely located hotel right next to Milan’s Duomo with an excellent restaurant.

Senato Hotel Milano

Boutique hotel with sophisticated accommodations and an incredibly relaxing atmosphere.

Ostello Bello

Staying in stylish Milan doesn’t have to be expensive thanks to this dream hostel.

Where to drink

Bar Luce

Beautiful café decorated in a 1950s style and serving delicious sweet and savory treats.

Birrificio Lambrate

To all beer lovers, this is your spot to enjoy great craft beers in the city.

Fonderie Milanesi

Trendy spot with an industrial vibe and excellent cocktails and food options.


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