Tag archive for ‘Milan’
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By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, August 1st, 2016
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Grand Canal in Milan

A summer night’s dusk falls on the Grand Canal in Milan and the cafés that line the waterside prepare themselves for another evening’s brisk trade, but it wasn’t always so peaceful… Photo by iStock Today, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Sacro Monte di Varese

High in the hills overlooking Varese is one of the most remarkable hidden treasures you could wish to behold – the rarely seen frescoes of the Sacro Monte de Varese As far as hidden secrets go, the Sacro Monte More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Top Ten Italian Holiday Destinations

Mario Matassa reveals his choice of the top ten holiday resorts in Italy. From the mountains to the sea, for food fans or culture vultures, there’s a destination for everyone… In a country synonymous with More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Italia! Moments – Weekly Round Up 2

It’s time for our 2nd weekly roundup of Italia Moments submissions from our super talented fans. This week there’s a range of seascapes and delicate flowers, perhaps it will inspire you to send in your own photographic More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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The Grand Tour – Part 2: Turin, Genoa and Milan

In the second part of our six-part series, Jon Palmer continues on the trail of the Grand Tourists by chasing after a few sedan chairs around 18th-century Turin, Genoa and Milan. Few considered Turin an important More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, December 7th, 2015
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

A spectacular example of 19th-century architecture, the elegant Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II arcade in Milan had a central part to play in the birth of the modern-day malls in which we shop today… Gazing More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
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48 Hours In Milan at Christmas

The city of Milan is readying itself for the festive period, and its shops and gallerias are a glittering display of opulence. Lorenza Bacino goes shopping… Here I am spending a winter weekend in Milan, Italy’s More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, August 24th, 2015
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Diurno Venezia

It’s Milan as you have never seen it before as we explore, Diurno Venezia, below the street with Forbidden Places… These public baths below the streets of Milan were built in an Art Deco style typical of More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Milan: The Realm of Design

Once again Milan is the capital of design. Marina Spironetti reveals where to devour the latest trends and discover the hottest independent designers… If you are a design addict, chances are you will be flying More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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Milan Tramway

The Milan tramway today is a far cry from the Roman horse-powered original model, but still the best way to explore the city… Driving in Milan is not for the faint-hearted – and there’s no reason to even More...