Milan is the second-most populous city in Italy and there’s always a lot to enjoy and many things to do in Milan when on vacation. It is a most picturesque city and is known as the ‘Fashion Capital of the World’. Every year Milan attracts more than two million visitors. This city has lots to offer and is the perfect choice for those who are interested in exploring the culture and getting a taste of the art of Italy.
Lots of people spend their holiday tours in Milan: thanks to its museums, theatres, Opera and landmarks, including the Milan Cathedral, the fifth largest cathedral in the world, and Santa Maria delle Grazie, decorated with Leonardo da Vinci paintings, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. One will be interested in visiting Duomo, one of the largest Gothic Cathedrals of Italy.
Milan is considered to be a paradise for shopaholics as it offers the best shopping markets. The markets are reasonably priced and exquisite for design lovers.
The great church Duomo is also the place that hosts the world’s greatest fashion show, Milan Fashion Week.
To visit Milan this week is a dream for everyone who loves fashion. Visit Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana to read more about the coming Milan Fashion Week.
The stadiums of AC Milan and Inter Milan are must-visits for a football fan, and if you are lucky enough, you might get an opportunity to witness a football game yourself.
Tourists love the local cuisine such as the quick snacks, like slices of pizza or Paninis, as well as the taste of Italian coffee offered by several vendors in different parts of the city. Take the chance to enjoy fresh pasta and strong espresso while on vacation in Milan.
Milan Film Festival, also known as Milano Film Festival is an annual event that started out as a competition of short films from the area. Since 1998 the festival has been an international festival and if you love film then it is perfect to visit Milan during the Milano Film Festival. Read more about the Milan Film Festival.
Milan’s nightlife is quite enchanting and everyone should experience it at least once in their lifetime.
Three of the most popular areas to enjoy the Milan nightlife are Brera Gallery, Centri Sociali and Navigli. If you only have one night in Milan then take the chance to enjoy the nightlife around the area called Navigli. Along the canal you’ll find cozy restaurants, crowded bars and small clubs.
Milan has a humid subtropical climate. During winter, average temperatures can fall below freezing levels (−2 °C or 28 °F). Summers can be quite sultry, when humidity levels are high and peak temperatures can reach 34 °C (93 °F). Usually this season enjoys clear skies and more than 13 hours of daylight on average. Milan is a year round tourist destination.
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