Italy’s fashion capital, Milan, is also home to Da Vinci’s miraculous painting of The Last Supper on the wall of a convent that survived centuries of wars and wear. Its majestic Duomo and some of the most tempting Milanese cuisine, such as creamy rich risotto and pizzarias on every corner, are also first rate.
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The renowned La Scala Opera House Theatre and Museum display some of its original costumes and set designs. The Leonardo da Vinci Science and Technology Museum showcases many of the esteemed Renaissance master’s scientific marvels. One of the most impressive examples of 18th century Milanese architecture, the Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace) was once home to Visconti and the Sforza noble families during the Renaissance. Its neo-classical Villa Reale, built in 1790 by Leopoldo Pllak, once served as part-time royal residence of Napoleon and Josephine.
Many vacationers time their trips to Milan to coincide with Milan’s fabulous Fashion Week during September/October and February/March, as well as the MICAM footwear exhibition in March.
Explore Milan’s captivating sites such as the Duomo and Sforzesco Castle.
View the permanent collections of Leonardo da Vinci and others at the Museo d’Arte e Scienza.
Fashion yourself at the center of one of the planet’s most stylish capitals, and dress accordingly. See and be seen in the city that introduced Prada and so many other trend-setting designers to the world. Shop amid some of the finest fashion boutiques in the popular Quadriletero d’Oro (golden triangle).
Whatever the weather, people dress to impress in one of the world’s most fashionable cities, Milan. Milan is blessed with a reasonable climate throughout the year. Summertime sends locals packing for Italy’s nearby lake country and beyond, which simply means there’s more room for vacationers to enjoy the wonders of this northern Italian city.