10 places to visit if you’re visiting Milan

1. Are you needing some inspiration? Go to The Last Supper!

I`m such the biggest fan of Leonardo da Vinci. He is a kind of immortal genious. For the ones that haven`t seen yet PLEASE watch the serie “Da Vinci Demons”. It is a must have for your personal instrutcion, believe me. Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper is, undoubtedly, Milan’s best-known attraction, but tickets are hard to get hold, so, don`t forget to use your best tennis to go there.

2. Don`t waste your time in Milan, get some culture at the Teatro alla Scala!


The discreet façade of Teatro alla Scala and the world’s most famous opera house. Look out for a superb programme of popular operas throughout 2015, under new musical director Riccardo Chailly.

3. Hop on on a tram!

Milan’s original yellow and orange 1920s and 1950s tramshave varnished wooden seats and iconic fluted glass lampshades. Alternatively, book an evening ride onATMosfera, a vintage tram serving up dinner with wine.

4. Let your wild design side drops out and visit some classic art galleries!


Thanks in part to Napoleon, who dumped much of his northern Italian loot here, the Pinacoteca di Brera contains one of the most important art collections in Italy. Smaller but with works every bit as important, the Pinacoteca Ambrosianahouses The Musician, an early painting by Leonardo da Vinci, and a lock of Lucrezia Borgia’s strawberry blonde hair.

5. Discover Michaelangelo’s unfinished masterpiece

You know, Milan is the world of design. So, don`t miss this kind of details like unfinished masterpiece by Michaelangelo. Is on the Castello Sforzesco that is one of the city`s most precious artworks: Michaelangelo`s uncompleted sculpture, the Pietà Rondanini. Its rounded turrets, spacious courtyards and secret passageways would be reason enough to visit this castle.

6. Navigating by the Navigli waterways, is it your kind of thing? Oh yeaaah, it is!


A network of canals, partly designed by Leonardo da Vinci, once stretched right across Milan, but these days theNavigli are confined to two long waterways – the Naviglio Grande and the Naviglio Pavese. A welcome alternative to the slicker style associated with the fashion-obsessed centre, the bohemian canals are lined with pavement cafés, vintage shops and the occasional gallery. A popular antiques market is held on the Naviglio Grande on the last Sunday of every month.

7. Don`t forget to visit Salone del Mobile

With more than 350,000 visitors from 160 countries, April’s Salone del Mobile (Furniture fair) is the biggest annual event in Milan. See a preview of this fair here. But what makes the event worth coming to are the hundreds of  exhibitiors like Tom Dixon, Delightfull, Castro Lighting and Boca do Lobo, cocktail evenings and parties at the Fuori Salone fringe back in town.

8. Enjoy your day at San Siro Stadium


The San Siro Stadium is home to two of Italy’s most famous football clubs: FC Internazionale and AC Milan. You can enjoy of a football game or take a tour of the museum and stadium on a non-match day.

9. Santa Maria presso San Satiro- a good trick of the mind!

Walk through the door, and you might presume that the gilded apse at the end of the barrel-vaulted nave stretches back for at least two or three metres. Get up close, and you’ll see it’s a trompe-l’oeil niche, with a depth of just 97 centimetres. The great architect Bramante is said to be responsible for this amazing visual trick.

10. Lunch with italian people at Luini


You’ll know you’re entering Luini Land when you see the crowds of youngsters crouching on doorsteps on a backstreet beside the Duomo, clutching greasy paper bags.