Lecture on Architecture - The new Milan's skyline

Where: Terrazza Best Western Plus Hotel Galles, Piazza Lima 2, Milan

There are very few places that offer a full view of the new skyline of the city. The terraces of the Galles Hotel are perfect to admire the city from above.  Our expert will guide you through the history of architecture or and the passion for Milan to reach new highs. From Torre Velasca, a skyscraper build in 1950, to the contemporary ones that are still being built in the Porta Garibaldi area it is a unique occasion to learn about the city and its relations to national and international experts: the masters of the Duomo, Gian Luigi Banfi, Lodovico Barbiano di Belgiojoso, Enrico Peressutti, Ernesto Nathan Rogers, Giò Ponti Pellli Clarke, Stefano Boeri, Sasha Hadid and many others worked to build the vibrant city of Milan. 

This experiece is conducted in full respect of the Covid rules on top floor terrace, from where it is possible to enjoy a unique view of the sckyline of Milan.

1,5 hours lecture by Monica Torri: a short introduction to Milan from above. 
6 hours Day Use or Room with B&B service of Classic Double Room 
Exclusive Access the Wellness Centre: free access to the SPA, indoor swimming pool, gym (timeslot reservation, according to availabilities)

Starting from €269

Possibility to book: 

·Dinner at the Hotel «La Terrazza Restaurant»
·Dinner served on the panoramic terrace*
·Aperitif at the panoramic terrace*
·Massages at the Hotel Wellness Centre

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by Monica Torri

Monca Torri is an architect, art historian and professional guide. She is the author of noumerous books on history and itineraries around Milan and the Lombardi region for Mondadori and other editors.  She coordinated destination projects for various organisation such us the Milan Province. Her real passion is to guide courious visitors to discover the hidden jems around Milan with particular focus on architecture and the industrial heritage.


Photo by Emanuela Colombo, Beatrice Costa, Elisabetta Gavazzi, Elena Artoni, Rossano Valeri

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