Hints and tips on the surroundings
Are you in for sightseeing?
Whether you’re into fashion or history, there’s something to do for everyone in Milan.
Visit “il Duomo”
The massive Cathedral of Santa Maria Nascente, which the Milanese call just “Il Duomo” is among the world’s largest (it holds up to 40,000 people) and most magnificent churches, the ultimate example of the Flamboyant Gothic style.
Visit Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper
Painted on the refectory wall of the former Dominican monastery Santa Maria delle Grazie, the painting attracts thousands of tourists every year.
Visit Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
with its luxury shops and cafés. In the XIX century it was the largest shopping arcade in Europe; Marking the beginning of modern architecture in Italy, today it stands as a splendid example of 19th-century industrial iron and glass construction
Partake in the tradition of “Aperitivo”
An institution in Milan, the tradition started in the late XIX century with Gaspare Campari, who invented the famous drink.
Discover the Bohemian Navigli district. The Naviglio Grande and Naviglio Pavese are some of the only canals still visible in the city, and around them arose hundreds of bars, restaurants and cafes
Shop in Milan’s “golden triangle”. You can’t visit the world’s fashion capital and not at least window shop. The best place to do so is the so-called “Golden Triangle,” an area that encompasses the Via della Spiga, Via Sant’Andrea and Via Montenapoleone. Brands like Prada, Versace, Armani, Dolce and Gabbana are waiting for you!
Strategically located, close to Milan and Switzerland, surrounded by mountains, Baveno and the Lake Maggiore are a fantastic gateway for those who want to leave routine behind and enjoy a break. Whether you are looking for relaxation, sightseeing or sporting activities, this area offers you endless possibilities to enjoy some free time.
The Lake Maggiore offers stunning views that will take your breath away. The beautiful Borromean Islands. On the islands you can find many old villas and fabulous gardens, all of them can be visited.
Visit the hotel website to find out more about the Lake Maggiore. Its beautiful towns and activities and excursions you can go for!