Teatro alla Scala
Teatro alla Scala
when visiting Milano you have to check out what's on at La Scala! you just have to visit one of the most famous operas in the world! And if you don't got to a performance you can visit the museum.
http://www.teatroallascala.org/ When I was working a friends of a friend a mine who is in the orchestra at La Scala got me a ticket to one of the best places in the house..I went there to watch ' the swan lake' and it was absolutely amazing!!
For a calm afternoon...
... you should get yourself going to the Brera-area. In the night it's full of people who goes there for a drink, but during the day it's much calmer. Small, small, streets with a lot of small shops, bars, and restaurants. And a lot of people who sells more or less everything on the streets too.
During the day it's more calm though, so you can go there, take your Gazzetta Dello Sport with you, order a cup of coffe and just relax for a couple of hours.
La Rinascente is the most famous and, according to their statement, the most elegant department store in Milan.
I think there aren't so many tourists visiting Milan that missed La Rinascente. And this had two reasons: first for the stylish products and second for the wonderful view of the dome from the last floor.
Beside shopping, La Rinascente has also a bar, a restaurant, an Estee Lauder beauty centre and even a branch of Banca Commerciale Italiana.
Train from/to Malpensa
Most international flights land at Milan's Malpensa airport. The smoothest connection between Malpensa and the city is the train. It takes 45 minutes and costs far less than a taxi would. The trains depart every half an hour (on Saturdays, at least, when I was there).
Milan Central Station
The railroad station Milano Centrale was one huge construction site when I was there, to get ready for the opening of a new high-speed rail connection between Milan and Bologna.
Everything was still in operation, but not always easy to find.
Second photo: Central Station from the outside.
Third and fourth photos: Here, hidden away on the left had side of the station behind a lot of construction fences, is the left luggage office. I left a suitcase here over the weekend while I went to Cremona and Busseto, and it cost me EUR 15,40. (The exact price depends on the number of hours.) The maximum storage time is five days.
Fifth photo: Before boarding a train in Italy, don't forget to validate your ticket -- and your bicycle ticket -- by inserting the tickets, one at a time, into one of these yellow "Convalida" machines.