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 Corso Genova

Mercure Corso Genova

Overlooking a quiet street, in a relaxing, cozy setting, just a few minutes walk from the city centre with its elegant boutiques, the Duomo and the Navigli area, the liveliest and…

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Dei Fiori

Dei Fiori

Since 1963 Hotel dei Fiori has been offering a really warm welcome to everybody who has to come to Milan. Located in the south of the city, just a few minutes walk from Navigli (typical…

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Domenichino

Domenichino

Luxurious elegance and sophisticated modernism: Hotel Domenichino, among the hotels in Milan, will welcome you into a charming atmosphere where the beauty of architectural solutions…

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Novotel Milano Linate Aeroporto

Novotel Milano Linate Aeroporto

Large modern international 4 star hotel with 206 rooms, near the highway and Linate Airport. Ideal for business, with a convention centre for up to 320, and for holidays with rooms…

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Mozart

Mozart

Hotel Mozart is located in the center of Milan, just a few steps from Corso Sempione, and very close to the Fiera Internazionale: the ideal solution for pleasure and business travelers.…

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Metro

Metro

Strategically located near Milan's historic center, Hotel Metrò is a recently redecorated 3 star hotel, ideal for those who desire a pleasant stay within the peace and quiet…

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Dore

Dore

Among the most beautiful and functional accommodation in Milan, Hotel Dorè is perfect for business trips in the heart of the city and ideal for anyone wishing to discover the most…

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Enterprise

Enterprise

The rooms are decorated in an elegantly modern style, with refined fabrics and superior materials, some of which were custom designed for Enterprise by companies like Flos and Cassina.

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Residences in Milan


Villa Odescalchi

Villa Odescalchi

Villa Odescalchi residence is located in the heart of the"Isola" historical neighbourhood of Milan that over the last the last few years has attracted many news cultural and…

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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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Santospirito

Santospirito

Welcome to Santo Spirito residence an exclusive place in the heart of Milano. Come out of the door, just a few steps to get via Montenapoleone and the other prestigiuos streets of…

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Attractions in Milan

Civic Museum of Archeology of Milan

The Civic Museum of Archeology of Milan features collections of vestiges of the old Milan, and of the past Roman, Etruscan and Greek civilizations.

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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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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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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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