7 amazing places to visit in Milan during Milan Design Week 2016

Amazing places to visit in Milan

You red our guide to the events of Fuorisalone 2016 and you’ve got to understand that you are not that much interested in design, but rather you would like to discover new fascinating places. Well, this post is for you. These are some places out of the ordinary that you can look and visit regardless design and brands etc.

You’ll be able to discover Milan from a new point of view, understanding why it is famous and recognized all over the world: its private courtyards, its history and its atmosphere. Everything becomes more accessible during the Milan Design Week 2016.

Extra-ordinary locations you have to visit During Milan Design Week 2016:

Albergo Diurno

Albergo Diurno Oberdan
Thanks to the event Vestae, a project by Creative Academy with Cologni Foundation for arts and crafts, with the support of the Maison Van Cleef & Arpels, you can visit this underground piece of history of Milan.

La Vigna Di Leonardo

La Vigna Di Leonardo Da Vinci - Milano
Although it is open all year to visitors, you can take advantage of your stay in Milan to visit this charming place, which is said once >the home of Leonardo da Vinci

Ex Cristalleria Livellara

Archeological Architecture in Milan

An industrial plant which fully represents the typically Milanese industrial archeology, like that which you can relish in the recent Fondazione Prada by Oma. This building is accessible thanks to the event organized by DWF11 and Red Bull Music Academy

Ex Chiesa di San Carpoforo

Former Church in Milan

Visit this former church thanks to the exposition by Bulhaup (in the photo a previous event)

Cloisters of San Simpliciano

Discover Places in Milan

Thanks to the event “50 MANGA CHAIRS” by Nendo, you can visit this historic place.

Palazzo Serbelloni – Piano Napoleonico

Napoleon Palazzo Serbelloni

Thanks to Lasvit, that in occasion of the Milan Design Week presents “Via Lucis” – you can visit the Napoleonic plan inside the Palazzo Serbelloni, where Napoleone Bonaparte lived during his stay in Milan.

Royal Pavilion of the Milan Central Station

Milano Central Station Real Pavilion

For one day only, on April 14, thanks to the event Beyond The Veuve Clicquot Journey by Fabrica, you can visit the Royal Pavilion of the Milan Central Station, a truly amazing place.


It’s time to organize your week if you have not already done so. Things to see are really a lot, in addition to this mini-guide about the places to visit we also had a guide about the events not to be missed.

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