Milan seems to be the black sheep of Italy. Yeah, no one seems to have anything positive to say about it. Nothing negative either, simply that it’s nowhere near as exciting as Rome and Florence (which totally blew us away back in 2014!), for instance.
It is however a great starting point to explore northern Italy. Martin’s brother was visiting from Québec and we were looking for some exciting place to take him. Ryan Air’s summer sale and Milan’s proximity to the Cinque Terre, a long-time dream of mine, sealed the deal….