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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January 22, 2013
Although Milan is often skipped by visitors in Italy, it can be a particularly good city to include on a winter itinerary. Unlike some destinations where major sights are outdoors and therefore rely on good weather to make them palatable, most of Milan’s sights are indoors. Not only that, the city’s proximity to the mountains makes it a good launch point for a skiing trip. Here are some of the things to do in Milan in winter.