Exploring Milan's Universal Expo
May 1st - October 31st
The theme of the Milan Expo is “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life.”
But what does that mean? Well...
- 145 countries will have pavilions featuring their ethnic cuisines.
- The architecture of the fair's pavilions promises to be selfie-worthy. Most dramatic to see so far, the waving roof of the China Pavilion.
- Countries and companies will illustrate new technologies in sustainability.
- Cirque du Soleil has created a special show for the Expo, Allavita.
- World famous chefs will have pop-up restaurants around Milan.
- What's it cost? EXPO Milan Ticketing.
- How to get there? Public transit/shuttle buses from central Milan.
What to See in Milan
- MiIan's most famous artwork, da Vinci's "The Last Supper" at the convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie.
- Giardini Pubblici is perfect where after a long day you can stroll its soft hilly grounds coming upon statuary, ponds and flowering sculpted trees.
- Orto Botanico di Brera is a lovely botanical garden located on the grounds of the Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan's main art museum.
- Parco Sempione is Milan's largest park with wonderful broad promenades that lead to historical landmarks, including Castello Sforza.
Where to Stay:
No doubt you'll buy some of the latest styles from this Fashion-Capital, but since you're here for a food expo, why not bring home a gorgeous object for your table? Here's some select merchants: