Arese and surroundings
Your next Italian getaway? #InLombardia
Lombardy is the Italian region with the greatest number of UNESCO Sites, where art and history mingle. It has plenty of lakes in which to enjoy all kinds of water activities, and mountains offering exciting winter sports. You can savour the pleasure of discovery, enjoying the territory’s refined traditional cuisine and exquisite wines. In Lombardy, there is no room for boredom, with its countless exhibitions, international events, theatres and museums.
Villa Litta in Lainat
A mansion of delights, where art, history and amusement mix together. An undiscovered jewel: between mosaics, statues, frescoes, fountains and water games. The real surprise is the Ninfeo, a place of great charm and appeal, which, with its wealth of decorations and hydraulic performances, is considered the most important and significant example of gardening art of northern Italy. The palace consists of rooms completely decorated with a mosaic of black and white tempera painted pebbles and cobbles, a real unique achievements in the history of mosaic, as far as we know.
Santa Maria Assunta in Certosa
Milan Charterhouse, originally rose up in the village center of Garegnano, almost 4km away from the city walls. The monastery, founded on 19th September 1349 by Giovanni Visconti, ruler and archbishop of Milan, was built well outside the city so that the monks could live and pray in silence and solitude. The complex is worth a visit, above all for its fine frescos, authentic masterpieces, for which the Charterhouse was called also the “Sistine Chapel of Milan”.
Fiera Milano is the ideal partner for business promotion, development and globalization thanks to its know-how and expertise in managing big events and international congresses, hosting the most important conventions, and organizing management refresher and training workshops. It also hosts entertaining outdoor concerts and performances in the Fiera Milano Live area.
Considered to be an Italian reinterpretation of Louis XIV’s Versailles, the present structure of the aristocratic villa was completed by the Arconati family in the 18th century. It is an expression of the attention to detail and elegance of Lombard baroque, applied to the previous 17th century dwelling. The interior spaces still show taste and love for the arts that have animated in the past this noble residence, a cultural center that expressed passion for architecture, classical art, music and science of “knights “.
Museo Storico Alfa Romeo
Six floors full of history describe the feats of the Italian brand Alfa Romeo, blending past, present and future together in harmony. Cars, technology and style in a unique place, the historical headquarters in Arese.
La Valera di Arese
La Valera in Arese is a mansion of the mid-eighteenth century, with a fenced park, located just 5 km far from Milan. To be visited are the many eighteenth-century rooms, the Italian garden, the precious gallery made of hornbeam, the Moorish Coffee House with its mosaics and the stunning Park, a refreshing and shady oasis for relaxing walks, pictures and much more.
The Groane Park is located in the north-west high plateau of Milan. It is the perfect place to escape from the stress thanks to its peculiar flora and fauna. The real treasure of the park are the bike paths crossing a lush countryside.
Green Club Golf Lainate
The Green Club Golf established in 1983 and located in Lainate, just a few steps from Milan, since 1985 has been affiliated to Federazione Italiana Golf. The 18-hole course is a par 71 moderately difficult but extremely delicate, for precise players. A driving range with 40 stations, 6 of which covered, a putting green, a chipping green with bunkers and a 4 star hotel complete the facility.
Santuario di Saronno
The Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Miracles was built in 1498 by the community of Saronno to host the Virgin Mary of Miracles’ simulacrum, a statue of the second half of 14th century believed to be donor of miraculous cures and, at that time, placed in a chapel along the Strada Varesina.
The GOLF CLUB & RESORT LE ROBINIE, a former 19th century Lombard farmhouse, is set in the enchanting natural landscape of an 18-hole golf course, the only one designed in Italy by Jack Nicklaus. It is considered by professional golf players to be one of the finest courses in Europe. In addition to the rooms the flats that face the green are an ideal solution for guests who wish to stay in a facility close to the business heart of Rho Fiera Milano area or Malpensa airport and, at the same time, enjoy the wonders of nature.
In Volandia you are deep inside the history of aviation and of the industries that turned the dream of flight into reality. The museum narrates the epic tale of aeronautics with several areas for flight simulators, planetarium, aircraft models, Ogliari section, library, movies, bar, restaurant and a rich Volandia Store.