Duomo cathedral is the last of Italy's great Gothic structures presiding over the city, seven kilometres from Crowne Plaza Milan-Linate. Fanciful spires and 3,400 statues flank its marble exterior, while brilliant stained-glass windows light up the cavernous interior.
Idroscalo Park, four kilometres away, has become a magnet for water-skiers, rowers and mountain bikers. Our front desk staff will tell you about new running routes around the flowered island, or recruit an ecological guide to take you to Virgo Lake's protected area.
Snap up leather bargains in the vintage shops of Brera's Bohemian neighbourhood, ten kilometres by taxi from your hotel. As the sun sets, nearby Navigli packs a crowd. Join locals at a canal-side table and enjoy cocktails at a pizzeria, Latin haunt or sushi bar.
Go shopping in the elegant Via Montenapoleone, 11 metro stops from your hotel, where you will find the boutiques of the most important designers: Gucci, Valentino, Prada, Versace and Roberto Cavalli.
Enjoy a famous Milan's happy hour in one of the many pubs and lounge bars at a canal-side table in the Navigli area, a great place to spend your evening and night.
Largo Isarco, 2, Milan, 20139
The Prada Foundation is a complex of museum buildings located in Milan, consisting of a permanent contemporary art gallery with works by various artists including Jeff Koons, Walter De Maria, Pino Pascali, Damien Hirst, Carsten Höller, and which frequently hosts many temporary exhibitions