What to do on the weekend from 10 to 12 December 2021 in Milan

Another weekend is upon us and as always there are many events organized in Milan and surroundings to participate in: exhibitions, concerts, shows and much more. there what to do in Milan and surroundings this weekend, all the weekend events in Milan.

Milan is a city that always offers a wide choice of events to participate in: festivals, fairs, concerts, exhibitions, shows and much more. There really is something for everyone! Of course, this weekend is also no exception with numerous attractions both free and paid to participate in. there what to do this weekend in Milan.

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Every time you ask outside, there are torrential rains. Whether it’s winter or summer, if the rains persist, it’s not always fun to be holed up indoors, under a blanket on the sofa. After running the marathon of the latest television series, drinking liters of hot chocolate or iced tea (depending on the season), rearranging the books on the shelves, what to do? Go out. Yes, but with such adverse weather, you must already have a specific destination in mind. No idea on the horizon, or none that is applicable under the rain. Don’t despair. Take a look at our ideas, we are sure something will come to your mind.

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Milan Christmas trees 2021, one of the few traditions which will remain valid also in this completely anomalous year, as it was that of 2020. Of the tradition they remain lights and Christmas trees in Milan 2021, many, even if not like last year. Of the 18 in 2020, 8 remain, but their overall value exceeds that of 2020.

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Craft Fair

The Craft Fair it is an unmissable appointment for the Milanese that has been renewing itself for years and has attracted thousands of visitors to the Rho exhibition center. An event that brings culture, craftsmanship and gastronomy from all over the world to our city.

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Wonder village in Porta Venezia

How not to be enchanted and captivated by this event that has attracted many visitors for years. THE Porta Venezia Christmas markets they take place more precisely within the frame of the Idro Montanelli Gardens. From 20 November 2021 to 9 January 2022 open from 10.00 to 21.00. Also back there skating ring. It is a double skating rink partly covered and heated and partly outdoors suitable for the whole family. This year there will also be the Baby slope reserved for children up to 8 years old and for beginners up to 10 years old. At the cash desk it is possible to rent skates and for the little ones there are penguins or double-bladed skates to help familiarize themselves with the ice.

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Christmas comes to Arese

Do not miss the 14 wooden houses at the external entrance 1 (facing Viridea) de The Center of Arese, which will last from 20 November 2021, with the lighting of the lights, until January 9, 2022. At Il Centro, the commercial center of Arese, where it should soon be built the largest indoor ski slope, the Skydome, from 20 November 2021 until 6 January 2022 together with the markets and the Ferris wheel, there will be an ice rink in the events area of ​​the mall on the first floor.

The inauguration will be Saturday 11 December 2021 from 17.00 to 21.00. It will be a purely weekly show, since the house will remain off on weekends and holidays. There Santa Claus house in Melegnano will light up with holiday lights in via Dei Platani. Even this year Massimiliano Goglio, the owner of the private house, who transforms it every year making it beautifully Christmas and evocative.


From the paintings of famous painters to photographs of past and present times, from classic sculptures to stylish reinterpretations, from period clothes restored for the occasion to in-depth analyzes of historical periods. Personal exhibitions and great artists in comparison for a 360-degree cultural panorama. All equally beautiful and all equally unmissable.

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Christmas, the most magical time of the year, always begins to make itself felt around November, when the first decorations, the first panettone and pandoro, the beautiful advent calendars and the calendar full of events organized in Milan. Many Christmas-themed events to participate in ranging from the end of November to the Epiphany. Here is the guide to events for children per Christmas in Milan.

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Being in contact with nature is good for young and old. Stress-free and without too much hassle, load the children into the car and enjoy a day with the family. A trip a few km from Milan it is always a good choice. We have selected for you the best trips near Milan to do with children. You can also use some ideas in the coming seasons because nature is always a spectacle, whatever the temperature.

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To the lake

Nature wild and unspoiled, walks relaxing on the lakefront, excursions on foot or by bike, following in the footsteps of great artists or visiting one of the declared places World Heritage Site by UNESCO

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Lake Garda, Lake Como, Lake Maggiore, the Lombardy, with its major lakes and numerous smaller basins, offers lake tourism lovers a unique set of attractions.

The Lombard lakes combine the charm of the landscapes with the suggestion of ancient villages, castles and monasteries, superb villas, characteristic villages rich in history and interesting museums.

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Not all rivers lead to the sea, some flow into other rivers, others end up in lakes and Milan and its province are embellished with some of the best lakes in the high mountains. There are itineraries that can end in the day and itineraries for a weekend immersed in nature.

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Excursion to the mountains and to the lake with children, some proposals to look for aoasis of peace and relaxation near Milan. The proposals are really many. Here is where to take refuge, with the children, and live unforgettable experiences and create new family memories.

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Little gems, oases of fun and sources of new and wonderful memories for families, with children in tow. So get ready and go on an adventure, in one of the city ​​near Milan.

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Although the city is full of parks and gardens, there are really plenty of them in the province as well. Surrounded by nature, more or less wild, with paths and trails, suitable for walks and bike rides, and small canals or lakes. There are so many parks near Milan where you can get lost, for one family outing or simply to leave the city. A few hours in the open air and lots of green space to admire.

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