Do you want to visit the city during the holidays? Here are some tips on what to do and where to go
Anxious about not knowing what to do on Easter and Easter Monday in the city? No problem, our short guide will give you tips on what you can do without being disappointed. The important thing during the holidays is to organize what you want to do and always be ready to improvise. The key word in these situations is "to book", so you can be sure to do everything.
Usually at Easter we have lunch with the family. So why not make the most of it and have a nice lunch in one of the many restaurants in and around Milan? We would like to recommend three very characteristic places:
Via Circonvallazione, 45, Trezzano sul Naviglio
Just outside Milan, more precisely in Trezzano sul Naviglio, you will find this beautiful
renovated farmhouse, surrounded by a large garden and with a beautiful porch. Great for
spending a beautiful spring day. For more information on prices and menus please visit the
Excel Naviglio Ca’Bianca
Via Lodovico Il Moro 17
Located on the Naviglio Grande, in the heart of old Milan, you will find yourself surrounded by a very suggestive atmosphere. With a garden of about 2,000 square metres, it is the perfect place to spend a day surrounded by nature. For more information on the restaurant and the menu visit their website.
Via Selvanesco, 36
In this charming restaurant, just outside Milan, you can find different locations according to
your needs and in summer you can be hosted in a beautiful garden. This restaurant is perfect for those who want to try traditional Milanese dishes, especially the cutlet. They also offer vegetarian alternatives. Reservations are made by phone only. For more information this is their website.
For those who want to spend their festive days away from the hustle and bustle of the city,
farmhouses are a perfect alternative. Here are a few places you shouldn't miss:
Agriturismo La Cave del Ceppo
Via Val di Porto, 28, Trezzo sull’Adda
Not too far from the city, in this farmhouse you can enjoy traditional Lombard dishes.
Moreover, the products are very fresh and km0 as they also have a farm. For more information on the menu and the events they organize visit their site.
This agriturismo is located in Lodi, within easy reach of Milan, and is perfect for those looking for homemade, traditional cuisine. They offer vegetarian dishes and have an excellent Easter menu. For those interested, they also sell their products.
Ristorante Lago Malaspina
Along the picturesque Lake Malaspina you will find this beautiful agriturismo, perfect for
spending a quiet day with your family. The menu proposed for Easter is very wide. For further information visit here.
PICNIC IN THE PARK
For those who prefer to spend a less formal day, a nice picnic in one of Milan's beautiful parks is also perfect. Here the hardest part is choosing the perfect place between Parco Sempione, Parco Nord and the Indro Montanelli gardens.
VISIT TO THE MUSEUM
If the weather is not so good, the obvious choice is to visit a museum. If you don't know where to start, we leave you with our article on the 10 must-see museums. If you've already visited these and want something new, you can visit the Triennale, Fondazione Prada and the Church of San Bernardino alle ossa, where you can see an ancient ossuary from the 1600s.
If you are the sporty type, a bike ride is a must. You can take advantage of the day to discover new corners of Milan or even move on to farmsteads around the city. A beautiful route is the one from Porta Genova, along the Naviglio Grande, to Lake Como.
If you prefer closer excursions, we recommend a climb up Monte Stella, also known as the
Montagnetta. Located near San Siro, this is one of the city's magnificent parks where you can spend an afternoon immersed in the green. You can also enjoy a beautiful view of the city.
A DAY AT THE SPA
For those who just want to relax, a day at the spa is essential.
Piazzale Medaglie d’Oro,2
Certainly the most famous in the city, located in Piazzale Medaglie d'Oro, they have both indoor and outdoor facilities. In addition to massages, wellness treatments and thermal baths, it also offers a restaurant service. For more information on prices, opening hours and offers, here is the link to the website.
Corso Sempione, 91
Inside the hotel you will find the Kyoto Spa, which offers baths with whirlpools, Turkish baths, aromatherapy and sensory dessert. Heated loungers are available for relaxation. A plus is the possibility of sushi dinners or aperitifs. For more information visit their site.
Via Alessandro Manzoni, 31
In the 1000-square-metre spa located inside the hotel, you can enjoy a magnificent view of the city while taking a sauna or relaxing by the pool. Access to the Spa is also possible for those not staying at the hotel, simply making a reservation. For more information visit the site.
VISITING THE SURROUNDINGS OF MILAN
Finally, for those who wish to take advantage of the festivities to discover new cities, we
particularly recommend Monza, if you prefer to stay close to the city and if you don't know what to see take a look at this article, or Bergamo, where you will be captured by the oldest part and where we can help with this guide.
This concludes our collection of tips. We hope we have given you some ideas on what to do in the next few days and, as always, comment if you have any other tips and come back and see us again.
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