The Milan Area

The Milan Area Travel Guide

Articles about The Milan Area

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...
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...

Hotels in The Milan Area

(Formerly Le Meridien Gallia, scheduled to reopen as Excelsior Hotel Gallia in December, 2014.)

Art Nouveau icon with Liberty-style interiors. Downstairs there’s a lobby bar, a Mediterranean restaurant, and an on-site florist.

 

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

When it comes to opera, there’s no more respectable venue than “La Scala,” located a block north of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II shopping mall.