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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)

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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.

Rick Steves Snapshot Milan & the Italian Lakes District

By Rick Steves

Steves Rick
Released: 2015-12-08
Paperback (128 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).

Milan: The Monocle Travel Guide Series

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Released: 2018-01-16
Hardcover (148 pages)

Milan: The Monocle Travel Guide Series
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Monocle reports from around the globe. As its editors 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.

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

By DK Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2015-04-07
Paperback (160 pages)

Top 10 Milan & The Lakes (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photography, and illustrations of any guide.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Milan and the Lakes is your pocket guide to the very best of this region of Italy.

Visit the most gorgeous villas and gardens, explore beautiful lakes, and see historic palaces and castles when you head to Milan and the Lakes. Our Top 10 Travel Guide will connect you with the best restaurants, bars, cafes, must-see museums and galleries, and even fun places to go with children. Embrace Milan's elegant style with the best places to shop for high fashion, and find the restaurants that serve superb wines and local delicacies with our insider tips to the best of Milan and the Lakes.

Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Milan and the Lakes

True to its name, this Top 10 guidebook covers all major sights and attractions in easy-to-use "top 10" lists that help you plan the vacation that's right for you.

  • "Don't miss" destination highlights
  • Things to do and places to eat, drink, and shop by area
  • Free, color pull-out map (print edition), plus maps and photographs throughout
  • Walking tours and day-trip itineraries
  • Traveler tips and recommendations
  • Local drink and dining specialties to try
  • Museums, festivals, outdoor activities
  • Creative and quirky best-of lists and more

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

Recommended: For an in-depth guidebook to the country of Italy, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Italy, which offers the most complete cultural coverage of Milan, the lake district, and Italy; trip-planning itineraries by length of stay; 3-D cross-section illustrations of major sights and attractions; thousands of photographs, illustrations, and maps; and more.

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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  • Natl Geographic Society
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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.

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

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor s Travel Guides
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.

Milan: Where To Go, What To See - A Milan Travel Guide (Italy, Milan, Venice, Rome, Florence, Naples, Turin) (Volume 2)

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Milan: LOST In City Guide (Lost in Guides, Volume 2)

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Getting lost in the city is not about throwing away the map. It’s about surrendering yourself to the essence of the place. The sights, smells, flavors and sounds that make it unique. The photography, the art, the creativity that provide its individual inspiration. Getting lost is diving headfirst into what makes each city its own.

3 Day Guide to Milan: A 72-hour Definitive Guide on What to See, Eat and Enjoy in Milan, Italy (3 Day Travel Guides) (Volume 17)

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  • 3 Day Guide to Milan A 72 Hour Definitive Guide on What to See Eat and Enjoy in Milan Italy
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See. Eat. Sleep. Enjoy. A 72-Hour Guide to Milan, Italy. City breaks are perfect for those long weekends away. You go to a city and you’ve got only a short amount of time to see the sights, there’s no time to get distracted. But what if you don’t know exactly what to do and see? Which places to eat at? When the best time is to visit? Milan is renowned as one of Italy's (or the world for that matter) most fashionable cities -but beneath its cool exterior is a wealth of historic and artistic masterpieces, including the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, the Last Supper painting, and the famous La Scala Opera House. Travelers to Milan will find a fast-paced, glamorous city with a thriving cultural scene and an unapologetic love of shopping. An exciting blend of fashion, culture and architecture, Milan has much to offer any one who decides to visit this vibrant metropolis. Inside 3 Day Guide to Milan: A 72-hour definitive guide on what to see, eat and enjoy in Milan, Italy:
  • History - We’ve put together a historic overview of Milan and Italy, exploring the city’s beginnings as a small village to becoming one of the worlds most recognized trendsetters.
  • Climate - Being comfortable and enjoying yourself often links to the weather and when you go. Our brief guide to the usual climate of Italy and that of Milan can help you decide how to see the city, whether in warm summer or inviting spring.
  • City Overview - With a history so rich and varied, the design and culture all packed into this city, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. This guide provides information about all the favorite tourist spots and those that are lesser known, with it you’ll learn all there is to know about places to go in the city that you might not have even imagined were there.
  • Transport – Train or plane, however you want to get to Milan, it’s all made simpler with our handy guide to transport to and around the city. This book is packed with tips and tricks to help you keep travel stress free and cross the city like a local.
  • Sight-seeing - Helping you to make the most of your visit and turn your holiday into the trip of a life time this guide is full of attractions to suit any type of adventurer, including; architecture, museums, nightclubs, squares, music and culture.
  • 3 Day Itinerary - For those of you who aren’t sure exactly what you want to see but want to explore Milan to the fullest there’s a handy itinerary all drawn up for you. Just pick and choose which parts you want to use and your trip of a lifetime is set.
  • Best Places for Any Budget - With comprehensive lists and reviews of the best places to eat, sleep and enjoy a night out all arranged by budget levels you’re bound to find something for you no matter what your budget is.
  • Grab your copy of 3 Day Guide to Milan: A 72-hour definitive guide on what to see, eat and enjoy in Milan, Italy to help you turn a weekend away into the trip of a lifetime.


     
     
     

     
     
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