Milan, Italy

The economy and history of Italy has been greatly influenced by the city of Milan. The culture, people and sights of Milan draw many visitors from around the world seeking to experience a unique adventure in this wonderful city.

Preparing For Your Trip

Depending on the time of year you visit Milan, you should be properly prepared. If you are traveling there in the winter it can get rather chilly and you may even see some snow. It is always best to plan ahead for your trip to Milan so that you can pack just what you will need. The climate in Milan can at times be very wet with frequent rain and although the skies clear up a bit thru the summer months, it is still a good idea to take a rain jacket along just in case. Although the weather can be a little unpredictable don’t let it discourage you from making a visit to this beautiful city. There are many amazing things to see and do in Milan so be sure and prepare to do a lot of walking around and exploring while on your visit here.

Things to Do

Milan offers an enjoyable time for each and every one of its visitors. Enjoy a day wandering thru the streets as you check out all the interesting museums and galleries or check out the many churches and other historical points of interest around the city. For sports enthusiasts, Milan has plenty to offer as well with the San Sidro Stadium which is home to one of Italy’s best soccer teams and several other sporting centers. For those who have a little extra money to spend, you can enjoy some extraordinary shopping at various spots around the city.

Places to See

There are many wonderful sights and landmarks that you will enjoy seeing during your visit in Milan Italy. Take a trip to the Duomo, one of the largest churches in Milan, while you enjoy the amazing architecture and check out its 3500 different statutes. Next a visit to the Castello Sforzesco, which houses many different museums, will give you an insightful look at several important periods in history. Many other churches, galleries, museums, and other historical sights, line the streets of Milan and are well worth a visit.

Where to Eat

The restaurants that can be found around Milan offer an amazing variety of delicious dishes. With several thousand restaurants around the city serving many different cuisines, you can be sure you won’t be disappointed when mealtime rolls around. Milan is a favorite spot for travelers looking to get an authentic taste of Italian food different eateries to choose from. L’Immagine Ristorante Bistrot and Ristorante Guerrini are among some of the best in Milan. The people in Milan really have a taste for sweets and you will enjoy tasting some of the lovely desserts that can be found in the Pasticceria Castelnuovo or the Pasticceria Migliavacca.

Places to Stay

At the end of the day, when you have explored to your heart’s content and are ready for a good nights rest, you will find that Milan has plenty of options when it comes to accommodations. If you are planning on staying for a longer period of time then you will find great serviced apartments offering you the comfort and freedom you need when on your vacation in Milan. No matter how long you choose to stay though, you can be sure you will always find somewhere to stay that is sure to suit your needs.

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