Milan Tourism - Online hotel reservations and tourist attractions

Being a genuine fashion hub – several fashion brands, Milansuch as Valentino, Gucci, Versace, Prada, Armani and Dolce & Gabbana, having their main headquarters here – but also a world center of economy, culture, science and design, Milan obviously amasses a great deal of tourist assets.

On top of all, Milan is known for its ability to absorb, as it did and it still does, some of the most spectacular architectural styles in the world, such as the Romanesque architecture, the Gothic, the Neoclassical or the Neo-Romanesque architecture, just as Art Nouveau or Art Deco.

Short History of Milan

Celts are known to have been the first people to inhabit the place, but the uprise of the city was an event resulting as a consequence of the Roman dominion. In this respect, it's worth mentioning that Milan became the capital of the Western Roman Empire in the 3rd century AD. The city is also famous as to its ancient importance as the place where the Edict of Milan, granting freedom of religion for Christians, was pronounced. Milan made its way through as an important trade cross point in the Middle Ages, but the Renaissance and the Modern Era brought to the city the fame of cultural hub. The historic role of Milan was once again substantiated when the city became the main center of resistance against Germans during World War Two.

Accommodation in Milan

Business travelers are the best served in Milan when it comes to accommodation. But tourists traveling for nothing but pleasure can definitely identify lodging solutions, since the city, despite despite being one of the most pricy places in Europe, makes available a series of establishments able to cover such needs. People traveling on a budget should resort to hotels located in the outskirts of the city, or even to establishments nearby Milan. This possible shortcoming is counterbalanced by the excellent transport infrastructure of the place.

Italian cuisine at Milan

Milanese cuisine is recommended as priority as compared to international cuisine when arriving in Milan. Besides restaurants serving international dishes, Milan hosts a great number of establishments where local courses are prepared. It is known that rice is chosen over pasta, and the fact that the main course is risotto alla milanese is relevant in this respect. The cotoletta alla milanese (breaded veal cutlet fried in butter) and the Milanese salami are yet other proud representatives of Milanese cuisine, whereas, in terms of deserts, the city is famous by its Panettone.

Tourism Attractions and Objectives in Milan

The Milan Dome (or Milan Cathedral) is the most significant landmark as to both religious establishments – Milan hosts more than 20 churches – and to the grandness of Gothic architecture. Milan also bristles with a lot of museums and galleries, of which the Bagatti-Valsecchi Palace, the Natural History Museum, the Poldi-Pezzoli Museum or the Theater Museum, on the one hand, and Ambrosiana Art Gallery, the Municipal Modern Art Gallery and the Civic Museum of Contemporary Art, on the other hand, must be mentioned. The Porta Nuova Arches, the Ticinese Porta, the Sforzesco Castle, as well as the Pirelli Tower and the Velasca Tower must be ticked off on the list of tourist attractions.

Events and Festivals in Milan

Milan hosts two major fashion events, one in March, the other in October, under the name of MODIT – Milanovendemoda, but it is also the place where the longest carnival in the world is held, namely, the Ambrosiano Carnival. The Milan – San Remo bicycle race is worth mentioning in terms of sports events, along with Stramilano, a popular marathon, and the Premier Football League. But the Flower Fair (Fiera dei Fiori), the Milano Cortili Aperti, the Pittori sul Naviglio, the Sagra del Carroccio or the Photoshow are just as looked forward as all the other events, and the list is far from being comprehensive.

Hotels in Milan

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Mercure Centro

Mercure Centro

Situated in an historical palace of the old Milan of the XIX th Century and completely renewed in 2005, The Hotel Mercure Milano Centro Porta Venezia is located in the City center.30…

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Bolzano

Bolzano

A prestigious place, created for your well­being. A*** hotel, completely renovated and in an ideal position close to all the traffic connections in and out of the city. Only 200…

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Una Cusani

Una Cusani

The elegant UNA Hotel Cusani lies in a very central position between the Castello Sforzesco and the Duomo. Its 5 suits, 87 refined rooms, and the welcoming lounge by the hall provide…

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Baviera

Baviera

The last acquired hotel of the group has been completely renovated in the common parts. It gives you an elegant welcoming environmemnt with confortable and familiar atmosphere, though…

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Mediterraneo

Mediterraneo

UNA Hotel Mediterraneo, modern and efficient structure, has 93 newly renovated rooms, and 3 meeting rooms with natural light accommodating up to 70 people. The restaurant, offering…

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Augustus

Augustus

Opposite Central Railways Station few steps from Malpensa & Linate Shuttle, at 15 minutes by underground to FieraMilanoCity and 35 minutes to Fiera Milano. Elegant environment , rooms…

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Spadari al Duomo

Spadari al Duomo

An elegant small hotel, in the heart of Milan. The pleasant and refined atmosphere that only art and design can give you. A comfortable place at a few steps from the Teatro alla Scala,…

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Arizona

Arizona

Hotel Arizona keeps in mind the needs of its Guests, insuring that quality service is its characteristic of our staff.

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Residences in Milan


Apartmens Paolo Sarpi

Apartmens Paolo Sarpi

We offer our two pretty, light, one­bedroom apartments close to the centre of Milan, Italy, for rentals, from as short­term as one week to as long as two years. Our rental…

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Romana

Romana

Exclusive 4­star hotel located in the center of Milan in Corso di Porta Romana, one of the main way that brings to the Duomo. The pleasant, comforting and calm hotel, introduces…

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Delle Citta

Delle Citta

The efficiency of Milan, the class of Florence, the fascination of Venice, the allegrity of Naples, the hospitality of Rome... but above all the feeling of being at home, with one's…

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Attractions in Milan

Guastalla Garden

The Guastalla Garden is located in southeast Milan. Laid out in 1555, is, thus, the oldest park of the city. It is one of the most crowded parks in Milan.

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Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology

The Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology of Milan is the largest science museum in Italy. It is housed in a 16th century monastery.

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Milan Cathedral

The Milan Cathedral (Duomo di Milano) is the fourth largest cathedral in the world and the most famed church in Milan. It was built between 1386 and 1965.

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Basilica of Sant’Ambrogio

The Basilica of Sant’Ambrogio of Milan was built in the 4th century by Saint Ambrose himself. Its crypt contains parts of the mortal remains of the saint.

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