The Milan Cathedral, the treasure of the fashion city
Milan’s striking Duomo is one of the most magnificent monuments in all of Italy. This cathedral is a must-see in the city of fashion.
Where to eat in Milan: risotto and other delights
Milan is a great city for eating out thanks to a wide variety of high quality, elegant restaurants. But as always, everything comes with a price.
Santa Maria delle Grazie, home of da Vinci’s “The Last Supper”
Located in the centre of Milan, the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie is a must see for a da Vinci masterpiece.
The Cenacolo Vinciano [The Last Supper], Da Vinci’s masterpiece, is in Milan
It is well worth visiting Milan to see Da Vinci’s The Last Supper, or Il Cenacolo Vinciano. We discuss the painting’s history and its artistic excellence — and reveal its secret code.
Castello Sforzesco, the fortress “defended” by Leonardo da Vinci
The Castello Sforzesco is a Renaissance fortress and Leonardo da Vinci was involved in its construction. Today, this symbol of Milan is home to genuine artistic treasures.
Teatro alla Scala, one of Milan’s great treasures
The Teatro alla Scala in Milan, inaugurated in 1779 with a work by Salieri, is arguably the finest opera house in the world
Coffee in Italy: common rituals, secrets and sins
For Italians, coffee is a true religion that requires a specific ritual, with certain dos and don’ts that are worth knowing about.
Milan Fashion Week: Italy’s great clothing show
Milan Fashion Week is an essential event for the fashion industry and everything that surrounds it. Don’t miss this glamorous week!
Parco Sempione: Milan’s green heart
Parco Sempione is in the centre of Milan and is the city’s main outdoor space for enjoying fresh air among plants, trees and impressive buildings.
The Piazza del Duomo, the heart of Milan
With its imposing cathedral and the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II as great landmarks, the Piazza del Duomo is the nerve centre of the city of Milan.