Milan, as an important metropolis economically and commercially and also thanks to its outstanding organizational flair, has always been an international meeting point. On the same time, business and entertainment complement each other perfectly here. First class hospitality and a nice atmosphere is to be found in the comfort of hotels and trattorias. For the most demanding palates, Milan offers a vast range of high-quality restaurants, where the traditional cuisine and top gastronomic creations can be tasted.
Speaking of business, though, this sometimes make people forget the historical aspect of Milan with its architecture, art and music.
The Dome is Milan’s monument of major importance, as well as the biggest and most complex Gothic monument in Italy. It was initiated in 1386. Next to the Dome lies the big Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, that has been the meeting place of the city, since it was constructed in 1877. A walk through theGalleria, leads you to the square in front of the famous opera house La Scala. From here you are just a step away from Via Montenapoleone, where the great designers have their boutiques in this the capital of fashion.
A part from offering a bit of everything itself, Milan has another great advantage, the nearness of everything. Mountains, lakes, wine districts and interesting and charming minor cities is all within one hour’s drive. Elegant gala dinners find their perfect setting in elegant palazzos, villas or castles.
For sport fans what couldbe more exciting then a football game with one of the home clubs, Milan or Inter that tops the Italian league, or Formula 1 at the nearby Monza track.