Long Weekend Milan & Lake Como
Milan is a synonymous of “style” and in this tour the intent is to fully appreciate it: we will visit the innovative urban planning of CityLife, a melting pot of sensational ideas from the greatest contemporaries. Milan is not only modernity, but also attention to tradition, which will be crowned with a visit to the Last Supper, and then enjoy the panorama of Lake Como. Conclusion with an obligatory aperitivo at the Martini Terrace.
Selected for you: HOTEL ROSA GRAND 4*
The Rosa Grand is located in the heart of Milan, a few steps from the Duomo and it overlooks the historic Piazza Fontana.
Hotel Rosa Grand has captured all the elegance and refined allure of Milan. The aim is to offer its guests a stylish place to spend a stay that reflects the charm of the Italian capital in the world of fashion.
It is only by entering the spectacular hall that one can sense the size of the hotel. There are no such large reception spaces in the center of Milan. Yet at the same time the rooms convey a feeling of intimacy and privacy, exquisitely Milanese qualities.
Also thanks to the romantic views of the Madonnina and the trees in front of the entrance loggia, visible from some of the rooms. Prestige of the sitting rooms, woods, velvets and works of art. The rooms and suites have been recently renovated. All have a luxurious and refined furniture, with attention to the smallest details in which pink, gold and peacock blue dominate.
The two restaurants in partnership with Eataly’s expertise mark every moment of the day. They offer a gastronomic experience that satisfies every desire, from morning coffee to light lunches at midday to exquisite dinners and creative cocktails.
Eight meeting rooms, including the splendid Sala Fontana overlooking the square of the same name, all completely renovated, equipped with the most modern technology and with a capacity of up to 300 people, offer an ideal setting for organizing both private and business events.
From the Les Clefs d’Or Concierge to the 24-hour room service to the gym, all services are carefully selected to offer an impeccable and unforgettable stay.
The 331 rooms and suites of the Rosa Grand, all renovated and cared for in their décor and services, are an oasis of voluptuous calm in which to take refuge in the pulsating energy of Milan.
In partnership with Eataly’s expertise, the Rosa Grand offers a gastronomic experience that satisfies every desire and rhythms every moment of the day: from the first coffee in the morning to after dinner.
Fashion, finance, design, splendor, lifestyle, opportunity and glamour: these are the distinctive elements of Milan. It is a metropolis that, in the last 10 years, has become the protagonist of many important architectural and structural changes, so as to being described as state-of-the-art not only in Italy but all over the world. Milan will also surprise the tourist with its ancient buildings and the amazing and unknown inner courtyards, a wide variety of cultural events and architectural aspects among belonging to other times. The “Milan to drink” is a place to be discovered.
ITALY –CITIES OF ART
The Italian cities of arts proposed with accurate and selected private services, enhancing the artistic, cultural and panoramic beauties of our beautiful country. The best way to discover the Italian excellences, authenticity and traditions thanks to the assistance of expert guides. All programs are proposed with the “self-drive” formula, using your own means. The same programs can be scheduled with ad-hoc quotations, customized services and the rental car service with driver (NCC) that allows you to live a relaxing journey in complete comfort among the incomparable Italian beauties.
The zone occupies the space of the ancient Fiera Campionaria that, after moving in the Rho-Fiera zone, has left an entire city area of 225.000 square meters to be requalified. In the project have participated many architects of international fame such as Arata Isozaki, who is the designer for Milan of the second highest skyscraper In Italy, Daniel Libeskind and Zara Hadid who in Italy have designed the new MAXXI Museum in Rome.
Started in 2007, the project CityLife not only seeks to create a new visual high-impact city planning with three big skyscrapers, but also develops a green soul in order to create a large park – the third in terms of dimension of the city center after Sempione Park and Public Gardens – and the largest pedestrian area in Milan. The aim is to allow inhabitants to better enjoy the new spaces, enriched by leisure and play areas.
The architectures are not less important: three huge skyscrapers, the Dritto, Storto and Curvo, earn a chance to become one of the important symbols of Milan in the world.
The visit to CityLife will allow you to understand one the new aspects of Milan, in its constant city planning and modern architectures update, and it is taking shape as one of the most state-of-the-art cities of Europe.
The Last Supper by Leonardo
The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci (Cenacolo Vinciano) is one of the most famous paintings in the world. The work was painted between 1484 and 1498 under the government of Ludovico il Moro and represents the last supper of Jesus and his disciples.
For the creation of this unique artwork, Leonardo has conduct a thorough investigation creating an infinitive number of working drawings. Leonardo, abandoning the traditional fresco painting method, has illustrated the scene using the “drystone” method on the refectory wall. Some traces of gold and silver metallic foils were found that proves the desire of the artist to create more realistic figures including precious details. The environment and the technical influence have contributed to the deterioration of the fresco, that has gone through many restorations.
The latest restoration was in 1999. Many scientific method were used to refurbish the original colors and, when possible, to remove the traces of the applied varnish in previous attempts to refurbish the fresco. The Last Supper by Leonardo is located in the original place in the wall of the ancient Dominican convent’s dining room connected with the Santa Maria delle Grazie church, precisely in the refectory of the convent and it is one of the most famous and well-known artworks in the world.
In the center of Milan, on the top floors of the skyscraper in Piazza Diaz, it is the most evocative place to enjoy a privileged view on the Cathedral and all over the city. It was always been the protagonist of the Lifestyle and a symbol of elegance. It is the ideal place for those who want to live unique experiences in the iconic Martini style into a Mediterranean key. It is the perfect frame for the “aperitivo with a view” experience.
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One of the most vibrant cities in Italy , with a European soul. It is commonly known as the economic capital of Italy. Furthermore, Milan is full of nuances and a thousand faces to be discovered. Leonardo’s Last Supper: Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper is jealously guarded inside the refectory of the Dominican convent of […]
One of the most important cities in Italy and one of the most popular cities in the world. Here you can find restaurants offering a cuisine that ranges from the most typical, traditional Milanese to Italian. Thus meeting the needs of any type of clientele from the local one up to a tourist, international clientele. […]