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

All 34 minimalist rooms are outfitted with Flos and Groppi light fixtures; beds are dressed in dark blue and bordeaux linens.

Restaurants in Milan + the Lakes Region

Sozzani’s favorite restaurant is housed in a 500-year-old palazzo and serves the town’s best tortelli di zucca (pumpkin ravioli).

Things to do in Milan + the Lakes Region

Select a table by the window, order the golden-brown namesake aperitif, and watch the bustle in nearby Piazza delle Erbe.