6 April, 2018

Milano zero-cost: 5 ideas

Milan is famous for being an expensive city. If you are in the city and you want to keep your wallet at bay, don’t worry: Milan offers several activities that you can do without paying any money.

Today we’ll reveal you a low-cost side of our city: let’ discover 5 completely free activities to do in Milan!

Within Milan’s Monumental Cemetery there are tombs, statues and headstones belonging to the most celebrated Milanese citizens, such as Manzoni and Gaber. The Cemetery, known as “open-air museum” is a real art sight.

You can walk around the cemetery, both by yourselves or with free guided tours: here you will find out how to book the tours or the thematic paths.

You can reach the Monumental Cemetery in a few minutes by feet from our Maroncelli and Ceresio Apartments!

Overlooking Piazza Duomo and situated within Palazzo dell’Arengario, the Museo del Novecento hosts a permanent collection which consists in 400 Italian works of art of the XX century.  Inside it you will be able to admire works of Picasso, Braque, Klee, Kandinskij, Modigliani and Boccioni, to name just a few.

Every Tuesday from 2 pm, and every day two hours before closing, it is possible to enter the Museum for free, whereas the entrance is always free for those under 25.

You can reach Palazzo Reale in 10 minutes by feet from our Morone Apartment.

In via Mozart, a few steps away from San Babila, there is Villa Necchi Campiglio, a refined house-museum of the ‘30s planned by the architect Piero Portaluppi.

The entrance to the house-museum must be paid, but you can visit the garden for free, a real locus amoenus inside which you can rest for a moment of relax in the heart of the city.

Villa Necchi is near our Porta Venezia Apartment and a few minutes by feet from our Santa Cecilia Apartments!

Hangar Bicocca is an important industrial establishment that, after a requalification project, became a contemporary art museum. With its 15.000 m2, the museum offers an ample and dynamic space, hosting both the permanent installation of Ansel Kiefer (“The  Seven Celestial Palaces”) and innovative temporary exhibitions.

The entrance to the museum is free and it is open to public from Thursday to Sunday, from 11 am to 10 pm.

Within Palazzo Brera, in the namesake district, you can enter the Botanical Garden, a green oasis created at the end of the Eighteenth Century and commissioned by the empress Maria Theresa of Austria.

This little garden, which hosts a great variety of plants and flowers, is perfect to enjoy moments of peace and tranquility, surrounded by nature.

The visit of the Botanical Garden is free, and it is possible from Monday to Saturday. Our Borgonuovo Suite is only about a 5-minute walk from Palazzo Brera!

Do not miss the completely free activities in our city!












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