Milano – Why not revive the creative idleness of the ancient Greeks in the chaotic and busy Milano? On the other hand, Milan is a luxuriant city, a fertile land for tourists and citizens who are always looking for some new experience. L’summer in the city can thus turn into a fantastic opportunity for visit those places that we usually give up seeing due to long queues, or those particular places where it is usually difficult to find a place.
Try to imagine a less chaotic Milan than usual, and get ready to reach without too much effort the doors of the most beautiful museums, parks and bars in the city. Immerse yourself in some ancient palace, lost in eternal magnificence to contemplate what the artists have kindly left us as a legacy. So let yourself be enveloped by the city and its people hidden secrets.
1) Monumental Cemetery
The Monumental Cemetery built between 1864 and 1866 is one of the pearls of the city of Milan. Famous people such as Alessandro are buried in the particular structure Manzoni, Alda Merini and Salvatore Quasimodo, just to name a few of course. At the Monumental Cemetery you can carve out a unique and precious moment by giving yourself a walk among statues and royal tombs. It is also possible to take guided tours, prior online booking.
2) Royal Palace
Palazzo Reale, a symbol of culture in the city, offers its citizens the opportunity to spend an evening dedicated to art and beauty thanks to theevening opening on Thursdays until 10.30 pm. You will have the unmissable opportunity to get lost in the corridors of the museum and admire the works around you without haste. Among the exhibitions set up in this summer 2021, The Ladies of Art (stories of women between ‘500 and’ 600), Divine and avant-garde: women in Russian art e Prima, donna. Margaret Bourke-White.
3) Villa Necchi Campiglio
Immersed in a beautiful green garden, Villa Necchi Campiglio is one of the jewels designed in Milan by the architect Piero Portaluppi in the early 1930s. The villa, embellished with statue lovely and from a great one pool, today it hosts the Milanese citizens inside thanks to the numerous initiatives organized by the cultural institution Fai – Fondo Ambiente Italiano. The Villa Necchi Campiglio Cafeteria will also delight you with its high level cuisine in an elegant and romantic place.
4) Abbey of Chiaravalle
The Chiaravalle Abbey, founded in 1135 by San Bernardo di Clairvaux, is a real one refuge for the mind and the spirit. As soon as you cross the entrance you will be pervaded by a sense of calm and lightness. After visiting the church, a tour of the church is a must Workshop of the Monks, a shop that you will never want to leave and where you can buy a lot artisanal cosmetic and food products of the highest quality. Finally, before leaving this magical place it is absolutely necessary to make a stop at bar dell’Abbazia pto taste some excellent ones Trappist beers.
5) The Mysterious Baths of the Parenti Theater
Since 2016 the director of the Franco Parenti Theater Andrée Ruth Shammah has reopened the doors of the Mysterious Baths. A suggestive one swimming pool in the center of Milano which, in addition to refreshing you, will become the stage for numerous sophisticated shows while you can sip your favorite drink.
6) Art Mall
In via Torino 64, the art gallery Art Mall, with his stile underground and artistic will leave you speechless. A place where young emerging talents have the opportunity to express their artistic vocation in the evening. Inside the gallery, which is also open during the day, they are organized concerts, cultural events and exhibitions, and it is possible to buy some of the numerous works on display. The classic furnishings that mix with the more modern and futuristic ones make the Art Mall a perfect lounge to spend an alternative evening.
7) The Librations
Appeal with the name of wine bar Le Libragioni is really an understatement, because this space set in a quiet street of the city, away from traffic, is a jewel of culture where you can participate in literary events in the company of the god Bacchus. Old and new books, prints, paintings, and bottles of wine are the furnishings of this restaurant run by the couple of owners, former retired principals, Pervinca and Michele. The familiar and elegant atmosphere of the restaurant makes you feel inside a reassuring and safe house, at Libragioni everything is done with love and passion.
8) Cascina Martesana
The Cascina Martesana it is immersed in the greenery of the Martesana park and will make your Milanese summer evenings fresh and joyful. The green of nature will surround you and you can spend a truly special moment of lightness. At Cascina Martesana, as well as attending splendid musical and cultural initiatives while having a good aperitif, you will have the opportunity to bring everything you need from home to cook yourself a tasty barbeque thanks to the greats barbecue made available by the venue.
9) The Sanctuary
For the more curious, in the heart of the Lambrate district, the restaurant The Sanctuary offers its customers a real special experience in a very suggestive environment. Thanks to the beautiful oriental background that will frame you at The Sanctuary, you will forget that you are in the hectic and chaotic Milan. The furniture both outside and inside is enriched by the works of art of artisans and artists that make it a unique place of its kind in the city. There fusion cuisine and theatmosphere with an indigenous flavor make this former abandoned space of 1500 square meters a sublime oasis; a real forest inside the city.
10) The Mysterious Baths of De Chirico
The fountain by Giorgio De Chirico it is located within the enchanting garden in which the Palazzo dell’Arte della Triennale of Milan. An open-air museum where it is possible to discover numerous works of art, including the splendid pool created by De Chirico from which typical beach objects in bright and gaudy colors emerge: the work is a reminder of his childhood and his holidays summer spent in Greece.