A Luxury Collection Destination, Italy
One of the Italian peninsula’s most important seats of power for much of history, Lombardy’s capital blends historic grandeur with modern innovation. A stylish metropolis attracting some of the world’s top designers and artists, chefs and entrepreneurs, Milan has become one of Italy’s trendiest cities.
Join locals lining the cobbled streets to watch jugglers, dancers, and themed floats make their way down the parade route; the festivities continue with a party at the Piazza Duomo.
Take advantage of free entrance to public museums, concerts, special tours, and tasting events during Milan’s cultural heritage week.
Founded in 1961 to showcase Italian furniture design, this celebrated event has grown into one of the world’s largest exhibitions of furniture and fittings from top designers around the world.
Bask in the blooms at the glorious plant and flower show that overtakes the Giardini Pubblici for one fragrant weekend.
Architecture and design fans will want to sign up to tour historic homes and estates open to the public for this one weekend.
Free nightly performances of jazz and classical music held at villas throughout the city.
A trend-setting and head-turning week of shows and galas from the biggest names in the fashion world.
Reserve tickets for the Teatro alla Scala’s glamorous opening night of the opera season.
A recipe handed down from the Cerea family, the silky fresh pasta ravioli with spinach, ricotta, Norcia black truffle and topped with an egg is a must try at Terrazza Gallia.
Savor a plate of this creamy, saffron-spiced risotto. This comforting, yet elegant, dish is a Milanese classic.
Learn Italian specialties from a master. The hotel’s executive chef Davide Castoldi leads guests in preparing a seasonal three-course feast, complete with wine pairings.
With Michelin-stars connected to their names, chefs Enrico and Roberto Cerea along with chefs Vincenzo and Antonio Lebano have reimagined the Lombardian-inspired menu at Terrazza Gallia.
Escape the city for a day trip and picnic lunch along the banks of Lake Como.
Built in 1932 as the Palace Gallia, the hotel is a prime example of Liberty-style Art Nouveau architecture, and is protected by Italian Institute of Fine Arts.
In the Palace Gallia’s transformation into a 21st-century hotel, renowned Milanese architect and designer Marco Piva oversaw renovations of the hotel, adding a new, avant-garde wing and outfitting it entirely with furnishings made in Italy.
Treat yourself at Italy’s very first Shiseido Spa and the biggest hotel spa in Milan, a 1,000-square-meter palace of wellness, complete with a hammam, indoor pool, solarium, and more.
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