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Milan


Milan (Italian: Milano) is a city located on the plains of Lombardy in northern Italy. The city itself is relatively small in terms of geographical area, and has a population (as of December 2006) of 1,303,437. However, the city is also surrounded by a large metropolitan area, and when this is taken into account the total population of the area is around 7.4 million.

Milan is the financial center of Italy, and home to the Italian Stock Exchange (Italian: Borsa Italiana). Additionally, the area around the city is home to a large industrial base (including the automobile company, Alfa Romeo), and is internationally famous for its contributon to the world of fashion and design.

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Milan & the Lakes

By DK Travel

EYEWITNESS
Released: 2017-04-18
Paperback (248 pages)

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Milan & the Lakes
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Explore the exciting history, culture, architecture, and fashion of Milan. Discover museums, foods, shops, and more.

Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Milan & the Lakes.

   • Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance.
   • Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
   • Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums.
   • Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
   • Area maps marked with sights.
   • Detailed city maps include street finder indexes for easy navigation.
   • Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.
   • Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Milan & the Lakes truly shows you this country as no one else can.

Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photographs, and illustrations of any guide.

National Geographic Walking Milan: The Best of the City (National Geographic Walking Guide)

By Fabrizia Villa

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Released: 2016-03-01
Paperback (192 pages)

National Geographic Walking Milan: The Best of the City (National Geographic Walking Guide)
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See the best of Milan with this streamlined walking guide, complete with step-by-step itineraries and maps to help you explore the city like a pro and navigate like a local. Created in a handy, take-along format, this guide is written by a seasoned travel writer to help conjure the spirit of the place enhanced by stunning photography. More than just a guidebook, Walking Milan is full of information about the city and its people.

Rick Steves Snapshot Milan & the Italian Lakes District

By Rick Steves

Rick Steves
Released: 2018-01-16
Paperback (112 pages)

Rick Steves Snapshot Milan & the Italian Lakes District
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You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Milan and the Italian lakes district.

In this compact guide, Rick Steves covers the essentials of Milan and the Italian lakes district, including Lake Como and Lake Maggiore. Relax in the sleepy village of Varenna, visit the Villa Taranto Botanical Gardens, or check out the museums in Sforza Castle. You'll get Rick's firsthand advice on the best sights, eating, sleeping, and nightlife, and the maps and self-guided tours will ensure you make the most of your experience. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves Snapshot guide is a tour guide in your pocket.

Rick Steves Snapshot guides consist of excerpted chapters from Rick Steves European country guidebooks. Snapshot guides are a great choice for travelers visiting a specific city or region, rather than multiple European destinations. These slim guides offer all of Rick's up-to-date advice on what sights are worth your time and money. They include good-value hotel and restaurant recommendations, with no introductory information (such as overall trip planning, when to go, and travel practicalities).

Top 10 Milan & the Lakes (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)

By DK Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2018-04-17
Paperback (160 pages)

Top 10 Milan & the Lakes (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
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An unbeatable, pocket-sized guide to best of Milan and the Lakes, packed with photos and maps, insider tips, useful advice, and a laminated pullout map of the area.

Top 10 lists showcase the best places to visit in Milan and the Lakes, from the Duomo and Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper in Milan to Lake Como and Lake Garda. Nine easy-to-follow itineraries explore Milan and the Lakes' most interesting sights--from vibrant Milanese neighborhoods and well-curated museums to historic villages and beautiful churches--while reviews of the best hotels, shops, and restaurants in Milan and the Lakes will help you plan your perfect trip.

The perfect pocket-size travel companion: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Milan & the Lakes.

The Monocle Travel Guide to Milan: The Monocle Travel Guide Series

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Released: 2018-03-27
Hardcover (148 pages)

The Monocle Travel Guide to Milan: The Monocle Travel Guide Series
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Monocle reports from around the globe. As its Edited bys and correspondents dart from city to city, they get to know the best places to rest their heads, stretch their limbs, and kick back with a contact in a hard-to-find cocktail bar. That information is now available in The Monocle Travel Guide Series: a line-up of titles that speaks to readers in an informed but informal way about everything from architecture to art, late-night bars to early-morning markets. Designed to be compact and collectible, these books go beyond the traditional tourist beats to make sure visitors get the best out of a city – no matter how short their stay. The guides are also discerning: they will not list a hundred places to eat, but they will focus on what is best for any occasion.

Milan Shopping Guide 2018: Best Rated Stores in Milan, Italy - Stores Recommended for Visitors, (Shopping Guide 2018)

By Andrea Y. Weidman

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (48 pages)

Milan Shopping Guide 2018: Best Rated Stores in Milan, Italy - Stores Recommended for Visitors, (Shopping Guide 2018)
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The stores found in this shopping guide are the most positively reviewed and recommended by locals and travelers. Antiques, Arcades, Art Galleries, Arts & Crafts, Baby Gear & Furniture, Bookstores, Cards & Stationery, Children's Clothing, Comic Books, Convenience Stores, Cosmetics & Beauty Supply,Department Stores, Discount Store, Drugstores, Electronics, Eyewear & Opticians, Fabric Stores, Fashion, Flea Markets, Florists, Furniture Stores, Gift Shops, Grocery, Hair Salons, Hobby Shops, Home Decor, Jewelry, Kitchen & Bath, Leather Goods, Lingerie, Luggage, Mags, Men's Clothing, Music & DVDs, Outdoor Gear, Outlet Stores, Party Supplies, Perfume, Personal Shopping, Shoe Stores, Shopping Centers, Sporting Goods, Sports Wear, Thrift Stores, Toy Stores and many more options to visit and enjoy your stay.

Streetwise Milan Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of Milan, Italy (Michelin Streetwise Maps)

By Michelin

Michelin
Released: 2018-02-15
Map (1 pages)

Streetwise Milan Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of Milan, Italy (Michelin Streetwise Maps)
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REVISED 2018

Streetwise Milan Map is a laminated city center map of Milan, Italy. The accordion-fold pocket size travel map has an integrated metro map including lines & stations.

Coverage includes:
Main Milan Map 1:16,000
Milan City Center Map 1:12,000
Milan Area Map / Milan Metro Map

Dimensions: 4" x 8.5" folded, 8.5" x 36" unfolded

Milan is the design center of Europe, famous for the fashion houses that are based here, the sophisticated and yet simple cuisine that celebrates the finest ingredients and the cultural treasure trove you may find in the museums and churches. When you think of sleek stylish design, you are most likely thinking of something that originated in Milan, Italy. There is an atmosphere for all to savor. The Milanese love excitement, variation, work and their state of mind probably contributes to their success in fashion, food, and culture. Milan is heaven on earth for serious shoppers. The Brera district immediately north of the Duomo is where you'll find the famed golden triangle. Mention via della Spiga or via Montenapoleone to any fashionista and watch them swoon. You can find the best of everything connected with style and design in this compact, highly charged consumer paradise.

The STREETWISE® map of Milan, complete with street, site and hotel index, enables you to explore all the areas that make Milan an elegant and glamorous city. We include a very detailed map of Milan City Center which encourages you to wander, explore and discover on foot all the city's cultural sites, like the breathtaking Duomo, one of the world's largest cathedrals and La Scala, filled with drama both on and off the stage. Milan's art galleries, many housed in former Palaces and churches, are home to a host of significant works including da Vinici's Last Supper.

Fodor's Milan 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: 2015-05-12
Paperback (128 pages)

Fodor s Milan 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide)
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This book identifies and explores in depth the top 25 sights in Milan in a compact, pocket-sized guidebook that also covers other popular spots and major neighborhoods all over the city, including shops, entertainment options, restaurants, hotels, and useful details like helpful web sites and travel information to make your short trip to Milan a great trip.



This guide is updated annually. 



This travel guide includes:

· A useful, weather-resistant pullout city map and a metro map for easy navigation

· Full-color photos and full-size street maps of major neighborhoods.

· Neighborhood walks that show off the best of the city with self-guided tour ideas

· Essential info – hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, and more

· Popular day-trip destinations.

· A two-day itinerary to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path.

· Many hotel, restaurant, and entertainment recommendations

· Major sights covered include the Arco della Pace, Basilica di Sant' Ambrogio, Ca' Granda, Teatro alla Scala, Santa Maria della Passione, Santa Maria delle Grazie, San Maurizio, San Lorenzo Maggiore, Pinacoteca di Brera, Castello Sforzesco, Duomo, Corso Magenta, Navigli, Parco Sempione, and Palazzo Reale.



With its full-color photography and top 25 to do lists, Fodor’s 25 Best books are the perfect companion for any traveler. A pull out map with major sights marked, is included.  



About Fodor’s: Written by locals, Fodor’s travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years.

Wallpaper* City Guide Milan 2015

By Wallpaper*

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Wallpaper* City Guide Milan 2015
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Part of 'Wallpaper City Guide' series that suggests where to stay, eat, and drink, this guide to Milan features various areas and landmark buildings in an 'architour', as well as looking at the design centres and the popular shops to buy items unique to the Italian city.


 
 
 

 
 
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