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

For 20 years, Carla Sozzani’s unique mini mall 10 Corso Como has hosted multiple shops unified by a single zeitgeist and interior design reminiscent of a fairy garden.

Restaurants in Milan + the Lakes Region

This is a great spot to meet friends for a late dinner after a performance at La Scala (just two minutes away). The restaurant turns out reliably good Milanese basics and has a beautiful interior.

Things to do in Milan + the Lakes Region

Insider Clout: For a writer client researching a novel about World War II–era Italy, Grisdale opened her little black book to arrange meetings with a Venetian countess, the scion of Italy’s oldest silk-weaving company, and a former U.S.