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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The Best

The Best

The Best Hotel is located closed to the Central Railway Station, only a few steps from Corso Buonos Aires, one of the main streets of the Milan shopping. A few minutes walk gets you…

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Rex

Rex

Wholly and deeply renewed, placed in a strategic position in the south of Milan, it can be easily reached by car, since it is very near to the motorways and bypasses of Milan.

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Nuovo Metro

Nuovo Metro

The very welcoming spaces of Nuovo Metrò, one of the most recently renovated 3 star hotels in Milan, hide behind a simple facade. A pretty stairway leads to the reception and…

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Michelangelo

Michelangelo

The Hotel Michelangelo is the ideal place for a successful stay in Milan. The comfort, the atmosphere and the excellent service welcome the businessman and the most demanding traveler…

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Garda

Garda

The friendly environment, together with the elegance of the rooms and the most modern comforts, make for inviting and relaxing rooms: 5 minutes walking distance from Central Station…

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Amadeus

Amadeus

Welcome to the Hotel Amadeus Milan, modern and convenient 3 Star accommodation in the stunning European city of Milano. This recently refurbished city centre hotel offers guests the…

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Poliziano Fiera

Poliziano Fiera

Easily accessible from the Milan Lakes, Milan­ Torino Ring­roads and Malpensa Airport, the hotel is the right answer to the demands of high quality, service and discretion…

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Bernina

Bernina

Hotel Bernina offers its guests a pleasant and welcoming atmosphere, characterized by the high quality of their services, ideal for both holidays or for business trips. The spacious…

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Residences in Milan


Apartmens Rent Ok

Apartmens Rent Ok

Serviced Milan apartments for rent in Milan Italy. Rent a furnished executive apartment in Milan with our short­term rentals all available from a few days to over one year. Find…

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Bonnet

Bonnet

Located within the fashion area, not far from the city centre, the guests of "Residence Bonnet" have easy access in this peaceful oasis and they have a variety of entertainment…

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Apartments Quick Rent Evoluzioni

Apartments Quick Rent Evoluzioni

Welcome. In this section you can access the relative details of the apartments offered by Evoluzioni. We have supplied a map that will help you to find the location required with a…

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Attractions in Milan

Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie

The Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie of Milan is where Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper was painted. The church was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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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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Parco delle Basiliche

Parco delle Basiliche stretches between the Basilica of Sant’Eustorgio and the Basilica of San Lorenzo Maggiore of Milan, on an area of 41 square meters.

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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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