Winter is an ideal time to visit Italy. Not only are there fewer tourists and shorter wait times at the museums and monuments, but there are many festivities and traditions only found this time of year. The Christmas season is…Read more
Milan Travel – Context Travel Blog
Looking for the latest news, updates, and opinions about Milan travel? Check here for reviews, previews, and thoughts on making the most of Milan, from our favorite bars to contemporary art galleries. Frequent travelers should also check back for insider city guides and tips for making the most of your Milan travel, put together by local journalists, chefs, and artists, and historians, as well as Context staff. From suggestions on how to make the most of the city’s attractions to our favorite spots off the beaten path, we provide an intellectually curious take on Milan travel.
The Context vision is to create an atmosphere—a context, if you will—for curious travelers to engage with local experts; to give them access to places and cultures that might otherwise remain out of sight to the casual visitor; to invite them off the tourist track and into the real life of the people, history, and culture that makes these cultural capitals amazing. In other words, to travel deeper. Deep travel helps build cultural bridges that foster tolerance and understanding. But it doesn’t just change travelers. It changes places, too. Deep Travel connects locals with smart, curious outsiders, making the world a little smaller and a little more connected.
We’re constantly getting asked by people booking our Milan walking tours for other ideas of things to do in Milan. We try to avoid crowds and overly touristy sites. So, we’ve put together this list of six things to do…Read more
We first fell in love with Milan when we launched our Milan walking tours over 18 months ago. It has that perfect blend of old and new that you find in the north of Italy: fantastic Renaissance monuments and cutting edge…Read more
On a recent trip to Milan, we set out to find out more about what the city has to offer culinarily.Read more
Some insider tips on what makes Milan special during the month of December.Read more
Deep Traveler and Milan local, Margherita from The Crowded Planet, shares five of her favorite restaurants in Milan.Read more
We give you five good reasons to visit our newest city in Italy – Milan.Read more