Milan & Lombardy
Milan is considered Italy’s city of the future, a fast-paced metropolis where Italian design is world renowned. The city has been recognized as one of the world's four fashion capitals thanks to several international events and fairs, including Milan Fashion Week and the Milan Furniture Fair (Salone del Mobile). Home to the stunning Cathedral Duomo and many cultural institutions, museums and art galleries, and one of Leonardo's most famous paintings The Last Supper.
You will find some interesting Italian food in the Lombardy region, the provinces surrounding the cities of Mantova, Cremona and Brescia and Bergamo have been named a European Region of Gastronomy in 2017. And undoubtedly, you have to visit the most popular lake in Lombardy's region and in Italy, Lake Como, Lago di Como. It is really easy to get to Como from Milan by train or with a day tour!
When to visit
Spring or Autumn are the best seasons to experience Milan. Warm and sunny days ensure that you get to explore the city as much as you can without worrying about the weather getting sour and to avoid the hot summers and the cold, overcast winters. This is the best time to visit the nearby Italian lakes as well.
February - April Peak season in Milan, the Furniture Fair (Salone del Mobile 21- 26 Apr 2020) and The Fashion Week (18 - 24 February 2020)