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Monza’s Racing History

February 3, 2015

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Racing Monza

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.

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Milan Expo 2015

January 27, 2015

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Milan Trade Show Building

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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New Year’s Eve Events in Milan

December 10, 2013

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Piazza Duomo decorated for the holidays

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.

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Christmas in Milan

November 12, 2013

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Milan's Galleria decked out for Christmas

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.

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Milan in Spring: Things to Do

April 2, 2013

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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.

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