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  • Stoppani Quaranta Liberty House Milano - Your Home Away from Home

    written by Redazione Visit Italy

    Stoppani Quaranta Liberty House Milan offers well-appointed apartments in the Porta Venezia area of Milan. These comfortable, stylish apartments are located in a beautiful Liberty-style building and they allow you to experience all the comforts of... continue

  • Milan: a young, modern and vibrant city

    written by Dave Mitchell

    Looking for a city where to spend your holidays which can satisfy all your needs? Milan, Italy, is the perfect destination of you next trip. I gained for the first time Milan a couple of years ago and I remained very impressed by the vivid and young... continue

  • Christmas fairs and markets in Milan

    written by Alexandra Evans

    Milan is one of the more popular and best destinations where you can spend Christmas vacations. Thanks to the number of events hosted daily, like cultural initiatives, fairs, free concerts, typical markets and much more. All this has made Milan one... continue

  • Fisogni Museum of the Petrol Station

    written by Nicolò Fisogni

    The most complete collection according to Guinness World Record about the service station and the fuel retailing. 150 oil pumps since the first by 1892 until the first electronic ones by 1981, the collection shows the evolution of design and the... continue

  • The Pinacoteca of Brera

    written by Chiara Guzzetti

    The collections of the Pinacoteca of Brera are born from the concentration of paintings requisite following emanation of suppression laws about churches and convents in the Napoleonic age (1798) and got rich when the Belle Arti Academy was assigned... continue

  • The Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

    written by Chiara Guzzetti

    Cardinal Federico Borromeo, one of Milan's native saints, founded this picture gallery in 1618 with the addition of his personal art collection to a bequest of books to Italy's first public library. More-recent renovations have reunited the core... continue

  • The Monumental Cemetery

    written by Andrew adams

    The Milan Monumental Cemetery is located in an area of 250,000 mq. Inaugurated in 1866, it was designed by the architect Carlo Maciachini (1818-1899). The construction first met the hygienic and town-planning needs linked to the presence of a high... continue

  • The Sforza Castle

    written by Cedric Mills

    Built in 1450-66 by Francesco Sforza, as both fortress and residence, in the place where the Visconti stronghold once stood (1358-68), the Castle presents itself in its restored state, as restored and saved from demolition by Beltrami. The imposing... continue

  • The Museum of Science and Technique

    written by Chiara Guzzetti

    The impressive Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci is a fitting tribute to Milan's revered former resident. One of the most fascinating halls here displays modern models based on Da Vinci's sketches, in the fields of... continue

  • The Palace of Brera

    written by Cedric Mills

    The Palace has built on an ancient fourteenth-century convent of the order of the Humiliated, and subsequently passed to the Jesuits that established a school. The actual Palace of the Brera’s Pinacoteca is of six hundred, and is a Francesco’s Maria... continue

  • Church of San Bernardino alle Ossa

    written by Cedric Mills

    The church and sanctuary dates back to the 13th century, when an ossary was also built alongside for use as part of the cemetery for those who died in the nearby “Brolo” hospital. Both structures were seriously damaged in 1642, when the belltower of... continue

  • The Last Supper and Santa Maria delle Grazie's Church

    written by Chiara Guzzetti

    The Church and Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, the home of Leonardo's Last Supper, is one of the most beautiful churches in Italy and a reference point point of the Milanese architecture, tied up to the name of Leonardo da Vinci and Donato... continue

  • The Basil of S.Ambrose

    written by Chiara Guzzetti

    It's one of five Romanesque basilicas founded by Ambrose and it's one of the most ancient churches in Milan. The building began in 379 and finished in 386, year when it was consecrate from Ambrogio and devoted to the Saints martyrs builted in the... continue

  • Inter Fc and Milan AC Museum

    written by Chiara Guzzetti

    Rivera and Mazzola’s historic jerseys, along with those of Pelè and Maradona, trophies, cups - items recalling great sporting feats that have gone down in international soccer folklore. To the joy of fans of the world’s favourite sport, the... continue

  • Gorgonzola: the forgotten cheese

    written by Chiara Guzzetti

    Its first name was "Stracchino of Gorgonzola", by the fact that it was made from milk of "rag" cows, the dialect “tired”, for the transhumance. The town of Gorgonzola was in fact a place of rest for the cattle coming down from the Pre-Alps because... continue

  • Milan seen with the eyes of Alessandro Manzoni, the famous writer

    written by Redazione Visit Italy

    On March 7, falls the anniversary of the birth of Alessandro Manzoni. And speaking of falling: it was in 1873 when our Manzoni, already a successful writer known throughout Europe, falls like an ordinary mortal in front of the Church of San... continue

  • An Inter - Milan match in san siro

    written by Dave Mitchell

    In Italy soccer is a real religion and the stadium of Milan, Giuseppe Meazza Stadium also known as San Siro, is called by Milan citizens the "Scala of football", referrring to its importance in soccer game which is similar only to the one of Teatro... continue

  • Triennale, Milan design’s home

    written by Dave Mitchell

    La Triennale di Milano is a collection of design works and many temporary exhibitions of modern art and design. Located between the Castello Sforzesco, Arco della Pace and the Arena, the building hosting La Triennale has its main entrance on Via... continue

  • Navigli, Brera and Arch of Peace: a trip into Milan’s nightilfe

    written by Dave Mitchell

    Milan is a vibrant city, full of entertainment proposals and dynamic in its nightlife. Going out in Milan is always a pleasure, thanks to the incredible variety of entertainments the city offers for every kind of activity. The most famous nightlife... continue

  • A day at the discovery of milan's churches

    written by Dave Mitchell

    Milan, despite its fame as the most important financial and economic centre of the entire Italy, presents also a rich historical and cultural heritage, which can be particularly admired in its many and beautiful churces. Every time I visit Milan I... continue

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