Guide to Milan
Getting to Milan from U.S.:
We took SAS from NYC to Milan’s Malpensa Airport with a stopover at Copenhagen.
The best way to get into Milan’s city center is by the airport shuttle for 10 Euros, Children were only 5 euro. It’s the most convenient and most inexpensive. Here’s a picture of it, very nice and cozy:
Hotel Stays in Milan:
Hotel Gran Duka di York: This was a recommendation by Rick Steves. Bailey and I were very comfortable there in July 2014. It was the best hotel for us. It was walking distance to the Duomo, Galleria and many other sites. We were also taken such good care of by the concierge. The rate included breakfast for us, which was about $225 a night.
Via Moneta 1 Milano, 20123, Italy
Antica Locando Solferino – Andrew and I stayed here often during our stint at the House of Valentino. A bit older but very comfortable and cozy with a restaurant around the corner. Not as convenient as the Hotel above but has a great neighborhood as well called Brera.
For a luxury stay:
Hotel Principe di Savoia – During our time in Valentino, Andrew stayed here numerous times during market. It’s quite luxurious and convenient in location. I had a chance to stay there once as well and It was surely decadent.
Piazza della Repubblica 17
Tel: +39 02 6230 1
Fax: +39 02 65958 38
Eats in Milan:
Hostaria Borromei – this is where we had Cotolleta and Gnocco Frito with salami. We also had a good Ragu.
Via Borromei 4 20123 Milano
Princi Bakery – Great place to stop for quick lunch or snack.
Piazza XXV Aprile, 5 tel. +39 (02) 29060832
Via Ponte Vetero, 10 tel. +39 (02) 72016067
Via Speronari, 6 tel. +39 (02) 874797
Largo la Foppa, 2 tel. +39 (02) 6599013
Corso Venezia, 21 tel. +39 (02) 76008210
Travel books for Milan:
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