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Milan is the second-largest city in Italy and the capital of Lombardy. Known all over the world as the capital of business, fashion and style, it has nevertheless continued to grow along with its history and retains splendid examples of art, architecture and design.


Top 5 in Milan: Indoor Site-Specific Installations

While contemporary art installations multiply in Milan during Milan Design Week, the other months of the year also offer the opportunity to discover exhibition...
Labirinto della Masone by Franco Maria Ricci

The World’s Largest Labyrinth, a Metaphor for the Human Condition

The Labirinto della Masone is a cultural park designed by Italian publisher, designer and collector Franco Maria Ricci on his country estate in Fontanellato,...
Lake Garda

Lake Garda: The “Small Sea” Between Plains and Mountains

Just 2 hours from Milan, Lake Garda attracts millions of visitors every year thanks to its mild climate, its old-fashioned atmosphere and its breathtaking...
Giorgio Armani, photo credits Bob Krieger

World of Armani in Milan

In Milan, Armani is not simply a fashion brand but rather an integral part of city life, deeply rooted in the city’s history. The...
Santa Caterina del Sasso

A Journey Towards Varese, the Garden City

In north-western Lombardy, 55 km north of Milan, close to Malpensa Airport and only a few kilometres from the Swiss border, the town of...
Langhe Roero Monferrato

Langhe, Roero, Monferrato: Top Destinations Around Piedmont

Although geographically the Langhe, Roero and Monferrato are neighbouring regions, they all have different morphologies, and cultural characteristics. The region’s varied landscape provides fertile...
Shopping districts in Milan-Duomo and Corso Vittorio Emanuele II

Shopping Districts in Milan: Strolling Through the City

Milan, famous for being one of the fashion capitals of the world, has always something new to reveal, from its main shopping streets, always...
Sacra di San Michele in Piedmont

Sacra di San Michele, on the Top of Piedmont

The Sacra di San Michele is an ancient abbey 170 km from Milan. Built between 983 and 987, it is situated on the top...
Colonne-di-San-Lorenzo

10 Steps in the Roman Milan

Milan, called Mediolanum in ancient times, was an important city in the Roman Empire, and for over a century it was actually the capital...
Bosco Verticale (c) Boeri Studio ph. Dimitar Harizanov

One-day Milan Design Tour

A map of these venues followsNot just during the Design Week, or the Salone del Mobile and Fuorisalone events, in Milan, design is at...