The Milan Area

The Milan Area Travel Guide

Articles about The Milan Area

By Erika Owen
If you thought the tourists who damaged an 18th-century statue while taking a selfie was bad, you're going to love (read: cringe and immediately hate) this. On Monday, three Korean men visiting the Expo 2015 crashed their drone into the Milan Cath...
By Lindsey Olander

Italy's contemporary artists reinvent the "classic."

By Fred Bernstein

From East Timor to the UAE, here are Expo sites architecturally-minded visitors will want to see.

By Erika Owen
How many of us have sat staring at a Wes Anderson film—be it Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonrise Kingdom, The Royal Tenenbaums, or even The Fantastic Mr. Fox—and wondered desperately “Why can’t my life look like that?” Turns out it can, now that Bar Lu...
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...

Hotels in The Milan Area

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 The Milan Area

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 The Milan Area

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