Milan is Italy's fast-paced modern metropolis, renowned for its world-conquering fashion industry, supremely stylish inhabitants and achingly hip nightlife. But while it's a forward-thinking city at heart, you'll also find classic European elegance in abundance. The Gothic grandeur of Milan Cathedral, one of the world's largest churches, serves as a reminder of the country's unrivalled architectural heritage.

    Meanwhile, cavernous museums like the Pinacoteca di Brera are veritable treasure troves of Renaissance-era art. After a hard day's work, the Milanese know how to unwind in style, with aperitivo, the time-honoured tradition of pre-dinner cocktails and nibbles, proving a particularly alluring local custom.

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    • 10 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Milan

      The best things to do after dinner in Milan range from getting up close and personal with masterful works of art to hopping between rooftop bars. Whatever has drawn you to this historic city – art, culture, food, fashion – you can find a taste of it even after the sun has set. But in one of Italy’s most popular travel destinations...

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