a dynamic and very progressive city in many ways. However,
the first industrial and commercial city of the Italian
peninsula, doesn’t receive a good press from a
tourist point of view, which is unjustified:
open-minded and hospitable and welcomes its visitors
with great hospitality. Famous artists of the various
eras and schools stayed here, and Milan offers a great
variety of buildings, monuments and museums. Major sights
include the Duomo and Sforzesco Castle. With its famous
Teatro alla Scala, Milan is also one of the most important
centres in the world for Opera lirica.
your opportunity to see Da Vinci’s last Supper
(reserve now!) and to discover one of the world’s
capitals of fashion.
The Palazzo delle Stelline
is an international convention centre in the heart of
Milan. The building is a renovated 16th Century monastery
that has been transformed into a purpose-built location
for exhibitions, conferences and cultural events. While
offering all the facilities you would expect from a
modern convention centre, the Palazzo delle Stelline
has retained much of the monastery’s original
charm, as witnessed by the cloisters and attractive
The Centro Congressi Palazzo Stelline
is located on Corso Magenta 61, not far from Metro Stations
Conciliazione (M1 – red line), Cardona (M1 –
red line, M2 green line, railway station), S. Ambrogio
(M2 – green line).
For more information about "The
Palazzo delle Stelline" , please visit www.stelline.it
The three main airports of
Milan are well connected with the city center:
Malpensa International Airport, located about 45 km
north-west of Milan, is connected to Cardona Railway
Station in Milan via the ‘Malpensa Express’
Running time is 40 minutes. A one-way ticket costs 11Euros.
There are also frequent bus services to and from Milan’s
Central Railway Station (www.autostradale.com
Running time is around 50 minutes. A one-way ticket
costs around 6 Euro.
Linate Airport is located around 12 km east of Milan
and is connected to Milan by the bus line N° 73,
which runs every ten minutes. Running time is around
20 minutes. Tickets are sold on board.
The two main bus companies
also offer services to and from Linate airport (www.autostradale.com
Information on flights to
and from Malpensa or Linate can be found:
Orio Al Serio
This airport, which is located close to the city of
Bergamo, is connected to Milan by several bus services
or www.autostradale.com). A ride
to Milan Central station takes around 60 minutes and
costs around 6 Euros one-way.
Information on flights to and from Orio al
Serio (Bergamo): www.orioaeroporto.it
Getting about in Milan
The easiest way to move around in Milan is via the three
subway lines (M1-red, M2-green, M3-yellow). subway.umka.org/map-milan.html
The local transportation authority also runs
an extensive tramway system and more than 90 bus lines
One-trip tickets, valid for 75 minutes,
are on sale at all underground stations, newspaper-stands
and tobacco shops.