The Milan Area

The Milan Area Travel Guide

Articles about The Milan Area

By Courtney Kenefick
High-end fashion brand Bottega Veneta, known for its woven leather goods, recently opened its first home boutique, a gorgeous store inside Milan’s Palazzo Gallarati Scotti. Here the brand’s collection of furnishings, lighting, and tabletop acce...
By Guy Trebay
See More Global Hot Spots Stay Armani Hotel Milano 31 Via Alessandro Manzoni; 39-02/8883-8888; armanihotels.com; doubles from $715.Bulgari Hotel 7/b Via Privata Fratelli Gabba; 800/628-5427; bulgarihotels.com; doubles from $767.Four Seasons Hote...
By Valerie Waterhouse
Twice a year, Milan fills to bursting as the international fashion pack descends upon the city to view the latest women's-wear collections. While it's practically impossible to crash the shows — whose Milan-based star attractions include Prada, Ar...
By Guy Trebay
Go looking for the new in Milan, Italy, and you doom yourself to disappointment. I say this with a confidence that results from the fact that my job has carried me to this millennium-old city four times every year for more than a decade. True, th...
By Justin Peters
The book made it sound so easy. Teach Yourself Italian, it was called, and for two years it sat on my desk, silently mocking my inability to do just that. I’m not sure why I thought an obscure book from 1947 would do the trick; still, I dutifully ...

Hotels in The Milan Area

In Milan’s residential Città Studi neighborhood, fashion and furnishings designer Christiane Blanchet has spruced up a 1903 villa with her signature Indochine aesthetic.

Restaurants in The Milan Area

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 The Milan Area

The most expensive cocktail in Milan can be found at Nottingham Forest just outside Porta Monforte. At €3,500, the diamond cocktail is thankfully the only of its ilke at this tiny bar dedicated to mixology.