Bicocca is a great place to base yourself while you are in Milan as a large number of the area’s main attractions are within easy reach. The Teatro degli Arcimboldi and the Museo d'Arte Paolo Pini are two of the popular sights here, adored by locals and visitors alike. Two other recommended attractions that are within a short distance of Bicocca are Metropoli and the La Fontana Shopping Centre.
Bicocca has a number of cultural attractions within easy reach that make great places to visit. Take a tour, admire the architecture or simply enjoy the wonderful exhibits at the Pinacoteca di Brera, the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum and the Museo Poldi Pezzoli. See local and touring talent strut their stuff at the Teatro alla Scala, the Piccolo Teatro di Milano and Spazio Oberdan. Aspiring artists should admire the collections at the Contemporary Arts Pavillion, the Modern Art Gallery and the Corsoveneziaotto Arte Contemporanea.
To surround yourself with nature, plan a trip to some of the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to relax and unwind. Enjoy some of the beautiful urban spaces such as Sempione Park, the Orto Botanico di Cascina Rosa and the Orto Botanico di Brera.
Visitors to Milan should not miss out on the Piazza della Repubblica, the Arco della Pace and the Piazza San Babila. For a tour of the nearby historic attractions, be sure to check out Porta Nuova, Torre Branca and Porta Venezia.
See what is in fashion locally and do some people-watching in a few of the nearby shopping venues such as Auchan in Cinisello Balsamo, the Vulcano Shopping Centre and Piazza Portello.
Come see popular sporting heroes, the Devils Rossoneri HC, take to the field at the iconic PalaSesto, Sesto San Giovanni. On game days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of red and black, as ice hockey fans flock together to cheer on their home-grown heroes.
Finding somewhere suitable to stay close to Bicocca is easy. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the Michelangelo Hotel, the Hotel Berna, and the Hilton Milan.