Milan + the Lakes Region

Milan + the Lakes Region Travel Guide

Articles about Milan + the Lakes Region

By Valerie Waterhouse
Heading to Italy for Milano Expo 2015? You're not alone. An expected 20 million visitors will flood the city from May 1 to October 31, essentially putting Milan, long billed as an industry town, back in the limelight. Details on the expo itself ar...
By Valerie Waterhouse
Italy’s fashion capital is often billed as an industry town, without the broad appeal of Rome or Florence. But this year it’s breaking out as a destination in its own right. Kicking it off is Expo Milano 2015, which will bring an expected 20 milli...
By Courtney Kenefick
High-end fashion brand Bottega Veneta, known for its woven leather goods, opened its first home boutique this month, a gorgeous store inside Milan’s Palazzo Gallarati Scotti. Here the brand’s collection of furnishings, lighting, and tabletop ac...
By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Matt Bell

Watch your step as you climb these stairs, whether spiraling up mountains, narrow passageways, or sky-scraping attractions.

Hotels in Milan + the Lakes Region

Perhaps no other place in Milan makes guests feel more at home than Forestiera Monforte in the fashion district of Piazza San Babila. Situated over the owner’s pharmacy, the two rooms and one suite feel more like a well-to-do friend’s apartment than a bed and breakfast.

Restaurants in Milan + the Lakes Region

Once a small dairy shop selling milk and eggs, this tiny latteria in the Porta Nuova neighborhood expanded its menu during the impoverished years that followed World War II to include old-school Milanese dishes.

Things to do in Milan + the Lakes Region

A treasure trove for vintage Gucci bags and other Italian designer goods, in the trendy Porta Ticinese district.