Behind striking Renaissance-revival black-and-white walls, Milan’s wealthy have kept their dynastic ambitions alive long after death...
Arco della Pace
Situated at the northwestern edge of Parco Sempione is Napoleon's 25m-high triumphal arch. Designed by Luigi Cagnola in 1807, it echoes...
La Fabbrica del Vapore
This industrial site once housed a factory for electric trams; now it lends its vast warehouses to a centre of the arts particularly...
La Cantina di Manuela
This Sempione branch of the well-known enoteca chain has a lovely light dining room and charming staff. (Also at Via Carlo Poerio 3.)
Via Sarpi 30 · interesting places nearby
Cantine Isola information
Only octogenarians make use of the table at the back – everyone else hovers near the beautiful old bar, balancing plates of bruschetta and holding glasses at the ready to sample a selection of wines from 400 exceptional vintners.