If you’re staying at Residenza Ascanio Sforza, we have a very good news for you: Milan is not only full of events and historical and artistic sites, but with the arrival of the first days of July it has officially started the season of summer sales! Shops scatter across the city and understanding where to direct your attention won’t be easy: anyway, what better time to venture into the famous shopping streets in Milan?   VIA MONTENAPOLEONE Let’s start from one of the most coveted areas for shopping, the “Quadrilatero della Moda”, accompanying you through a luxurious street, that takes......

Also in summer, Milan has a fervent cultural activity.  If during your stay at Residenza Ascanio Sforza you want to spend a different afternoon – and enjoy a moment of coolness – why don’t choose one of the places that belong to the history of the city?  Today we’re going to tell you about the best libraries in Milan!   BIBLIOTECA CENTRALE COMUNALE Corso di Porta Vittoria 6 Let’s start with biblioteca Centrale Comunale, (the famous Sormani) located in the ancient namesake Palace, that will surprise you for the wide amount of books, periodicals and audiovisuals. The ideal place where......

As June goes forward, days are even hotter and in order to feel better we have to wait for the sunset to lap the city and the air to become finally sparkling. If you’re staying in Residenza Ascanio Sforza during this period and don’t know how to spend your summer evenings in Milan, don’t worry: the city has plenty of activities to propose and we’ve chosen some of them for you in which to participate all summer long!   CINEMA ON THE ROOFTOPS After a day spent at office, studying or around the city, do you like spending the evening with......

Are you staying in Milan and would you like to discover the so-called Milan by night? When night falls, especially in summer season, streets become crowded and colourful; there are plenty of cocktail bars where to live Milan by night! Thanks to the strategic position of Residenza Ascanio Sforza, you will enjoy this enviable “show”. Since there’s a lot of competition and the choice could be hard to make, today we’re going to find out some of the best cocktail bars on the Navigli!   CARLO E CAMILLA IN SEGHERIA Via Giuseppe Meda A sophisticated space with a touch of......

The acclaimed summer heat is coming but Milan is not intimidated by high temperatures. The city has already a lot of business events in June on the schedule, that will make Milan the centre of exhibitions, fashion shows, meetings and conventions. It’s sometimes hard to choose among so many possibilities, so we’ve selected some of the best events for you, easily reachable thanks to the strategic position of the apartments of the Residenza Ascanio Sforza. MILAN ARCH WEEK From 12 to 18 June, at Triennale di Milano and Teatro Burri Let’s start from a rich and varied event. The Milan......

Are you going to come to Milan during 2 June bank holiday weekend and don’t know how to spend it? Don’t worry: the city is always on the move and from our apartments you can get to different kinds of event. We’ve chosen some of them for you.   FLIGHT FESTIVAL From 2 to 4 June, at Experience Park.     Flying has always mysteriously charmed humanity. How many of you have dreamed of doing it at least one time? Well, after the first edition at Monza Park, this year the Flight Festival moves to Milan, where the Expo 2015......

If you are always traveling and you no longer know what an office is, you can’t have heard not about coworking yet: they’re spaces that will make you understand the importance of working, even away from home, in a really inspiring place, in contact with experts who will share with you a really unusual and very innovative space.   IF: Idea Factory. Considered a professional and creative environment, Idea Factory, mainly addressed to the people dealing with digital creativity, marketing and photography, is a place capable of stimulating your mind thanks to its custom-made spaces to work in peace. Equipped with private offices, meeting rooms, photographic studios and a......

The literary cafè is a place where you can read one of the many books offered while drinking, at the same time, a cup of coffee: a unique place in its kind that will give you a few hours of absolute tranquillity. Discover which are the most special to find in Milan.   Libreria del Mondo Offeso. Founded in 2008 as a classic bookstore, the Libreria del Mondo Offeso in the course of the years has completely changed its style becoming a true meeting point for lovers of the literary genre and for all the people who want to enjoy a......

From 4 to 11 May don’t miss all the events organized by the Week&Food and the fuorisalone of TuttoFood, the week dedicated to food and gastronomy that will transform Milan into the capital of taste.   Taste of Milano.  From 4 to 7 May. Now at its eighth edition, Taste of Milano will be at The Mall with a full schedule of events where food will certainly be the protagonist. Twenty-two very popular Chefs, along with their brigades, will cook their best dishes in front of the eyes of the more curious visitors: creativity and originality will be at first place, but without forgetting the......

Finally the summer has arrived and what is better than spending a day listening only to the sounds offered by nature? If you think that in Milan all this is not possible, you are mistaken.   Parco Sempione. Located behind the Castello Sforzesco, Parco Sempione is considered one of the most green spaces in Milan. With its 386.000 square meters of surface, it offers to its residents a charming place, rich in vegetation, suitable both for spending a day in peace and for practicing sports in open air, thanks to its eight paths and a basketball field where, if you are lucky, you will find as your opponents......

The Salone del Mobile is just ended, but the activities to do in Milan are not lacking: in today’s post we’ll announce all the events not to miss during the month of April, to be lived with your family, in couple or with friends.   Trasformers Art.  Until may 1 at the Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia. Are you big fans of the cartoon or comic strip dedicated to the Transformers? Now you can see them live in all their greatness. For the first time the Trasformers Art comes to Italy, an exhibition where you can admire giant robots made of recycled materials, such as......

Are you fed up to always go to the usual shops and to never find that dress or object that makes you lose your head? In Milan you can find an infinite quantity of shops, but which ones are the most special and original to be absolutely seen? Orangorilla. A few minute walk from the Arco della Pace there is a place designed for women by a woman. With its sofas, furniture, cupboards and a cozy kitchen, Oragnorilla will make you feel as if you were at home. Many are the cooking classes to learn new recipes and chat among friends. You can’t miss of course the shopping to find special objects and homemade food......

Even in April Milan doesn’t miss the opportunity to offer a large number of events dedicated to the business world. A month when you can deepen your knowledge in multiple areas, since the themes are many. Bit.  From 2 to 4 April. New location, new dates and new contents: the Bit, the International Travel Exhibition, has wanted to leave everyone open-mouthed. In addition to classics such as Leisure, Luxury, Sport and MICE, this year you can find three itineraries dedicated to the growing industries: Food & Wine, Wedding and Digital. During the event you can participate at the morning speedy meetings, of 20 minutes......

In a city like Milan, where you can find a wide variety of restaurants to suit all tastes and genres, a question raises spontaneously: where can you find restaurants to enjoy the great classics, traditional or revisited, of the Milanese cuisine? Contraste More than a restaurant, Contraste looks like a House. Stucco on the walls, high ceilings, design furniture, well spaced tables and really nice atmosphere. The restaurant chef Matias Perdomo has already done a lot to talk about himself. A doorphone on the street, then the entrance into a courtyard in an “old Milan” style on which a show-room set......

By now spring is bloomed and Milan offers a number of business events that allow you to live the city even outdoors. The month of April is characterized by the Milan Design Week, dedicated to design that brings into town visitors from around the world. Salone del Mobile. Now in its 56th Edition, the Salone del Mobile is one of the favorite events of the workers of the sector. A fantastic window on the world of forniture and the new ways of living this year will be sold out. In a place where every year business meets culture, there are......