If you have decided to visit Expo, then you can not absolutely miss the opportunity to discover a little more about one of the most beautiful cities in Italy: Milan. But Milan is also a big city, where the attractions and points of interest are much more numerous than you might imagine. We therefore propose five places to visit in a day if you haven’t the opportunity to stay longer!
The Cathedral. It may seem obvious, but once in Milan you have to admire with your own eyes the splendor enclosed within one of the most famous cathedrals of Italy, as well as key symbol of Milan. Do not be scared by the long line that may arise outside the cathedral: the beauty of this masterpiece of Gothic art is definitely worth the wait.
The canals. On the banks of the Naviglio Grande there is one of the symbol of Milan’s nightlife. In fact, what was once one of the commercial centers of the city, now hosts the most characteristic and fashionable Milan. On summer evenings, you can discover the younger side of the city, having dinner at a restaurant or visiting one of the local vintage shops in this area.
The Castello Sforzesco. Another step that you can’t miss in your own itinerary in Milan is the Castello Sforzesco, famous fortress built by the Visconti family and then also belonged to the Sforza. Here, you can visit the exhibitions and museums scattered among the local castle or simply, in a beautiful sunny day, walking in the park of the fortress.
Brera. This block, easily accessible by subway line 2, has become in a few years one of the most beautiful in the city. Populated by street artists, painters and musicians, it’s full of cute small shops, and hosts the wonderful Pinacoteca di Brera, in which you can admire works by Raffaello and Modigliani.
The Teatro alla Scala. Who hasn’t heard about the Scala of Milan, one of the most famous theaters in the world? If you are in Milan do not miss the chance to spend a magical evening dedicated to opera. If you are not fans of the genre, however, go for a visit to the magnificent halls of the La Scala Theatre Museum, you will not regret.