An Insider’s Guide – Things to do in Milan, Italy

If you’re a lover of fashion, design, style and luxury, then Milan is one of those places you simply must visit… And if you do, Luxurylaunches together with the concierge of Armani Hotel Milano will show you just how.

Everyone knows Milan is one of the most fashion-forward cities and is often referred to as the fashion capital of the world. But it’s not just fashion that draws people to Milan. The city has some great art and architecture and is also the ideal place to explore the gastronomic wealth of flavors Italy has to offer. Of course, it goes without saying, that shopping is probably going to be your favorite past time while here. Home to brands like Armani, Versace, Prada, Gucci, the city is an haute couture powerhouse and we bet you will find many a street in Milan looking like a photo shoot for Vogue.

When in Milan, we recommend a stay at the Armani Hotel Milano. There’s no better way to pay homage to this fashionable city than a stay in a hotel designed Giorgio Armani. Let’s take a look at the things you can do when you’re here.

Top day trip
Lake Como is located in an area known for its dramatic scenery and set against the foothills of the Alps. It is popular for its fresh air, water, mountains, and good weather.

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Best activity
For an unforgettable shopping experience, the Armani Hotel Milano proposes the Personal Shopper Experience. Since the Armani Hotel Milano is located in the heart of the world-famous Quadrilatero Della Moda district, famous for its luxury boutiques, guests will be accompanied and given an exclusive consultation for a bespoke shopping experience.

Best view
The Armani style and philosophy defines every detail of the Armani Hotel Milano. Each element has been personally designed by Giorgio Armani and has been chosen for its sculptural, aesthetic and sensual qualities. Guestrooms located on the 6th floor, in particular, provide outdoor terraces which offer an extraordinary view over the historic center of Milan and the brand new Porta Nuova district. All the public areas (the Armani/Ristorante and the Armani/Bamboo Bar and the panoramic Armani/SPA) are concentrated on the seventh and eighth floors in the so-called glass “hat”, which affords a spectacular and unexpected panorama encompassing the city, from the historic Duomo to the latest skyscrapers.

Best family activity
Younger guests can enjoy a memorable stay with their families with a dedicated Kids Program. Each child will be delighted to find a Welcome Bag upon arrival, featuring a range of age-appropriate gifts and a full set of amenities. Also, little guests will have dedicated Armani/SPA services and menu at the Armani/Ristorante and will be also supported by the reception team which will give the best advice as per best places to visit and enjoy in Milan with a dedicated interactive map.

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Best cultural secret
The Pinacoteca di Brera, one of the most famous art galleries in the world and contains masterpieces of Italian painting from the 14th to the 20th centuries. Brera is also one of the most historical and picturesque districts of the city, with its narrow and ethnic streets. At night, bars and restaurants set out tables in the open air and the whole area becomes a vibrant venue.

Best restaurant for a celebration
Located on the 7th floor of the prestigious Manzoni 31 building, the Michelin-starred cuisine at the Armani/Ristorante combines the excellence of Italian taste with diversions into world cuisines. Innovative and elegant, contemporary and essential, the panoramic Armani/Ristorante harmoniously blends technique, style and sensory experience. The unique Armani style is reflected in the essential design, the natural colors and the sophisticated surroundings.

Where: Armani Hotel Milano
Via Alessandro Manzoni, 31, 20121 Milano, Italy
Phone: +39 02 8883 8888

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