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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Madison

Madison

Elegant dynamic spaces, Italian style, unique design, in the city of Milan there are places where you can feel at home every time you come in the capital of business and movement.

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Citta Studi

Citta Studi

The Hotel Città Studi is situated next to the Universities area and to the most important town hospitals. The Hotel offer to the clients the best hospitality.

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Capitol

Capitol

Prestigious residence full of charm located in a very elegant area of Milan, between the Sforzesco Castle, Leonardo da Vinci's "Last Supper," the Basilica of Saint Ambrogio…

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La Spezia

La Spezia

There’s a new, welcoming light that’s bathing Milan in its warmth. The Hotel La Spezia, the latest in the Minihotel Group. For light is the leitmotiv of this thoroughly modern…

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Certosa

Certosa

The hotel is within easy reach of public transportation. A large parking garage under the hotel (open 24 hours a day all year round) resolves the problems of those traveling by car.…

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Losanna

Losanna

Hotel Losanna is situated in central Milan, in an extremely quiet location, 300 meters far from the exhibition centre, only one subway stop from the shuttle Cadorna Malpensa airport,…

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Cavour

Cavour

The Hotel Cavour is situated in the centre of the town, a few steps from the "Teatro della Scala" and the "Duomo cathedral". Near to Via della Spiga, Via Manzoni and…

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Duca

Duca

Every comfort of a modern *** hotel, located on the stations square. The rooms, all situated on the 9th. Floor, dispose of bathroom or shower/w.c., direct­dial phone,colour TV…

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Residences in Milan


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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Vip s

Vip s

A sober, elegant building designed by a master of contemporary Italian architecture, Luigi Caccia Dominioni. The residence is situated just 400 metres from Piazza del Duomo, in the…

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Siloe

Siloe

In Cogesta companies and businessmen will find a variety of services to meet most of their equirements: Accommodation in Residence­Hotel Immediately operational furnished offices…

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Attractions in Milan

Basilica of Sant’Eustorgio

The Basilica of Sant’Eustorgio in Milan shelters the relics and garments of the Three Magi. It was first built in the 4th century, and repeatedly restored

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San Lorenzo Columns

The San Lorenzo Columns border the square in front of the Basilica of San Lorenzo Maggiore. It is also located close to Parco delle Basiliche.

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Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery

The Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery was built between 1865 and 1877. It is now home to some of Milan’s historical cafes and renowned fashion boutiques.

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Basilica of San Lorenzo Maggiore

The Basilica of San Lorenzo Maggiore of Milan is located in a piazza bordered, in the opposite site, by a row of columns dating back to the 2nd century.

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