Things to Do in Milan Other Then Football or Fashion

Italy, Milan Guide (B): Things to Do in Milan Other Then Football or Fashion

I didn’t think I’d fall in love with Milan (or Italy if I’m being totally honest) but the fact that I absolutely fell for the city and the Italian way of life should be taken as a reminder not to judge a place until you’ve seen it for yourself!

Everytime I heard ‘Milan’ I just thought of expensive, designer shops with lots of clothes that I couldn’t afford, or a big football culture which I’m not interested in at all. But I soon discovered that that’s not what Milan is about. It’s a place steeped in history and a chance to learn lies around every corner. It’s a place that loves its food – and is bloody good at producing dishes that taste like heaven. And it’s a place to relax with a drink in hand, some great views and surrounded by lovely people.

To enjoy a trip to Milan you definitely don’t have to be in to fashion or football because there is so much more to see and do. Here are a few suggestions of things to do in Milan:

In the Piazza del Duomo is the Aperol Terrace, which has tables on the balcony overlooking the Duomo itself. It’s quite expensive (although, if you go before 5:30pm an Aperol Spritz is only 9 Euro instead of 13) and there’s always a queue to get in but it’s worth it for the view and relaxed atmosphere alone. We weren’t waiting long in the queue as people tend to only go for a drink or two so aren’t there long (and many people seemed to get bored of queuing and leave) so don’t let it put you off. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Things to Do in Milan Other Then Football or Fashion
Guide Location: Italy » Milan
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Emily Whiteside
Read it on Author's Website: http://puttheworldtowrites.co.uk/destinations/italy/things-to-do-in-milan-if-youre-not-in-to-football-or-fashion/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Aperol Terrace
  • Banco Restaurant
  • Manhattan
  • Duomo Di Milano
  • Santa Maria delle Grazie
  • Monastero Maggiore
  • Basilica of St Ambrose
  • Pinicoteca Di Brera
  • Szforza Castle
  • Parco Sempione
  • Torre Branc
  • Arco Della Pace
  • Gardens of Porta Venezia

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