St. Ambrose and shopping before Christmast in Milan, between autumn, art and fashion colors
filled by Giulia & Romeo
On St. Ambrose in Milan ...
and the last two weeks before Christmas too.
The city of Milan in the pre-Christmas season is full of interests as never before: art, culture, fashion ...
You can walk on the leaves and the colors of autumn and then look around the shop windows to give an eye to the colors of winter, this year very bright as those beautiful orange and yellow jackets that big stylists present but that you can find low price even in the big chains like H & M, Promod and Zara.
A walking in the Duomo area and in the Galleria, a coffee or an ice cream between a shop window and the other in Corso Vittorio Emanuele .... A visit to the library, Messaggerie or Feltrinelli, to date on the latest literary and musical.
Behind the Rinascente you can eat a panzerotto by Luini, it is true that you have to make a long queue, especially at rush hours, but the effort is well worth the full flavor of this unique taste.
Because is St. Ambrose, you can not loose a visit to the Obej o bej fair, in the last years guested in the space surrounding the Sforza Castle. Over 400 stalls offering antiques, handicrafts, traditional food…
If you stay in Milan a couple of days, in the morning or late afternoon we recommend a little jogging in Sempione Park, where you can see the Arch of Peace, the Torre Branca, the Triennale gardens…
In the Triennale you can visit one of the exhibitions of the moment.
Do not miss at Brera Gallery the exhibition " Brera meets the Puskin. Russian collection from Renoir to Matisse.” The exhibition is full of famous masterpieces: The Bridge on the Marne by Cezanne, The white water lilies by Monet, the prisoners’s Ronda by Van Gogh, Red Fish by Matisse ... (ticket entrance 5 euro)
Free entrance until spring in Via Manzoni to see the art collections of the Cariplo Foundation: an immersion in the Italian Renaissance and Baroque paintings, including masterpieces of the Italian nineteenth century and more specifically Lombard paintings. A long journey that begins with the bas-reliefs by Canova and ends with a room dedicated to Boccioni.
If you love theater is this the chance to enjoy one of the many shows in the present calendar. If you decide to go to see Dream Midsummer Night's at Leonardo da Vinci surely you will not be disappointed by the interpretation of the company Quelli del Grock, who are specialized in an original reinterpretation of the classics. A show that plays on the dream visions, in a lyrical and surreal atmosphere. A few steps from the theater, in Donatello 22, there is the KilometroZero, an excellent restaurant with a friendly chef who will enchant you with telling you with passion the secret of each dish, prepared with seasonal food. (Book recommended : 02 26684810. From December 7 to 14 by printing and submitting this e-mail you will have a discount of 10%).
Have a nice weekend!