Starting in May of 2015, Milan will be hosting Expo 2015 – otherwise known as the 2015 World’s Fair – which will last for six months and draw countless visitors to the northern Italian city.
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May 4, 2015
The Milan Expo isn’t right in the historic center of the city – there would be no room for such a thing there. It is, however, extremely easy to reach via public transportation.
May 1, 2015
Milan has been abuzz with the preparations for Expo 2015 for years, and now that the event has officially kicked off the city is even more appealing to travelers. Even if you hadn’t planned on going to Italy this year, perhaps hearing all about the Expo has you looking up Milan airfare – and if that’s the case, the next thing you’ll need to know is how to get tickets to the Expo.
March 30, 2015
Milan has been gearing up to play host to Expo 2015 for years, and all that hard work is about to pay off. The city has more than 7,000 events planned during the Expo, which runs from May 1 through October 31, both on the Expo grounds and elsewhere in the city. And this is, of course, in addition to the countless things to do and see in Milan that have nothing whatsoever to do with the Expo.
February 3, 2015
One of the most popular Italian sports is motor racing, thanks in large part to the dominance of home-grown Ferrari over the years. Formula One is one of the best-loved series, and the home of the annual Formula One Italian Grand Prix is in Monza, just outside Milan.
December 10, 2013
New Year’s Eve falls near the end of a month of holidays in Milan, but that doesn’t mean the locals are tired of the festivities. The Milanese love New Year’s Eve – they love going to night clubs even when they’re not ringing in a new year. There are plenty of options for how to spend New Year’s Eve, and thankfully for visitors those activities are varied enough that there’s something for every taste – and budget.
November 12, 2013
Christmas is a lovely time to be in Italy, but most people probably don’t think of Milan as a cozy or festive place to spend the holiday. Milan has a few things going for it in the winter, however, not least is the fact that the holidays last for nearly a solid month.
April 2, 2013
Milan can be somewhat dreary during the winter, with its gray and rainy weather, often socked in by fog – so when spring rolls around, the Milanese are particularly eager to see the sun. If your spring Italy itinerary includes an entry or exit via Milan’s Malpensa Airport, then, you may want to add a day or two in Milan in order to see the sights and to welcome the return of the sun just like the locals.