Milan – Italy's Sublime City of Art and Style
Milan has long been considered as one of Europe's most stylish cities and is home to some of the world's finest art, architecture, and fashion. Milan, capital of the Lombardy region, has an equally long and illustrious history, being a centre of art, culture, and religion in Europe during the Renaissance period. Visitors here can admire impressive art works by the Italian masters in the city's many galleries and museums, or marvel at the intricate gothic and baroque architecture of its historic buildings. Milan offers something for everyone. For those looking to shop, it's an absolute must-visit. The annual Milan Fashion Week has earned the city a glowing reputation and designers from all over the world offer cutting edge fashion from the city's stylish boutiques. Alternatively, if you wish to venture away from the city, Milan makes the perfect base from which to explore the lakes and green hills of Lombardy.