Milan is trendy. This city is the cutting edge of fashion, design and art in the widest possible definition. This is the place to go, if you want to return from your city break bursting with inspiration.
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Fashion-Freak, Ferrari-Fan or Football-Fanatic?
No matter which - you have come to the right place!
The place to visit in Milan if you want to get a head start on next season's fashions is no doubt Via Montenapoleone. Every Italian fashion designer worth writing home about have their ateliers and shops in this street. Names like Armani, Prada, Valentino, Gucci and Versace are lined up side by side.
If you can afford to update your wardrobe - Milan Style: this is the place to do it. Milan is the Capital of Fashion! If you cant afford it: don't worry. You will find several options for spending a day or two shopping in one af the Designer Outlet's in the area. With a little luck you could be buying Calvin Klein or Prada - among others, between 30-70% off the recommended retail price.
Ferrari-Fan or Football-Fanatic?
If the love of your life is really not into fashion and you know in advance that the bored look on his face, every time you get exited about a fascinating piece of textile, is going to put a strain on your shopping-delight. Maybe you should suggest that he spend a day doing what he likes to do instead.
If fine Italian motors and Formula One ring his bell: a day trip to Bologna is a must! He could easily spend a day visiting the Ducati and Maranello factories and the famous Ferrari store.
If he is more of a Football-Fanatic, he can take an informative tour through San Siro Stadium, home to Italian and world famous Soccer teams, A.C. Milan and F.C. Inter. The stadium is said to be one of the most impressive sports buildings in the world with the capacity of holding 85.000 people. There is also a stadium museum housing the glorious history of A.C. Milan and F.C. Inter football clubs. The icing of the cake would of cause be to get tickets to a live football match.
Grand Designs of Milan
Private Tour With Guide
If you have a passion for Italian design; This is your chance!
Alert your guide up front on your specific interests to tailor the tour to your taste.
Are you a fashion-freak - ask for fashion, are you into gourmet food - ask for culinary adventures or if your heart burns for art - ask for art. Whatever your passion is, within art, design etc., you will visit showrooms, concept stores, workshops and ateliers in Milan, relevant to your taste. That's independent travel!
Milan Malpensa Airport
Airport code: MPXMilan
Access roads from Milan are A8, A26. A new road is planned linking the A4 Milan-Turin highway to Milan's western ring road. Journey time is around 45-50 minutes but can be longer at peak times.
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