Monday 5 September 2022

Tips for Visiting Milan and Lake Como

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{This post is written in collaboration with Emily Jones}

Lake Como is the ultimate escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. The crystal-blue waters, lush green mountains, and quaint villages are all things you’ll encounter when visiting this picturesque location. Milan, on the other hand, is a city full of surprises. It’s not just the capital of Northern Italy but also home to some of the most beautiful landmarks in Europe. If you’re looking for a perfect blend of culture, history, and natural beauty, then book your flight to Milan immediately.

Here are a few tips for visiting Milan and Lake Como.


Shop for Jewellery and Accessories in Milan

Milan is the place to shop if you’re looking for some unique and elegant jewellery pieces, as the city has a long heritage and tradition of craftsmanship and is home to many unique stores, such as Pisa Orologeria for example, which is among Italy’s most famous watch shops. The city is also a fashion capital of the world, so here you will also find the boutiques of all the top-tier designers, such as Armani, Gucci, Prada and Versace, to name just a few. The city is a fashion and luxury icon and has been for decades.


Visit the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is one of the most famous shopping malls in all of Italy, and it’s located right in the centre of Milan. It’s actually one of the oldest malls in Europe as well and was founded in 1913, making it a truly impressive sight to see. The main entrance is located on Via Palestro, while there are several other smaller entrances as well, making it easy for you to get around without too much hassle.


Take Beautiful Photos at Lake Como

Lake Como is one of the most beautiful places in Italy, and it’s located in Lombardy. It’s also home to several gorgeous villas, making it even more stunning. The best way to get around this area is by renting a boat, but you can also just walk around if you wish. Lake Como is about an hour and a half from Milan, and is easy to reach. Have fun visiting one of the most stunning places in Italy, and don’t forget to take some beautiful pictures.


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Visit the Duomo di Milano

The Duomo di Milano is arguably one of the most famous churches in Europe. It’s 100 years old and was built from 1450-1585 by architect Filippo Brunelleschi. The dome is 31 meters high (about 100 feet), with five bells on top of it. The church isn’t open for public viewing on Sundays or holidays. However, you can visit during the weekdays during daytime hours if you wish to see this incredible structure up close and personal.

 So, have you been to Milan or Lake Como? Well, if you have, share with us what you found exciting about your trip.