Many of Milan’s key attractions can be found within easy reach of Carpiano, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two sights that should be at the top of every visitor’s list is the fascinating Castello di Tolcinasco Golf and Country Club and the iconic Chiaravalle Abbey. Also worth checking out are the Zoate Golf Club and the Circolo Arci Magnolia.
There are plenty of interesting museums, exhibits and venues in and around Carpiano. In particular, you should make sure you check out Palazzo Reale, Fondazione Prada and Museo Diocesano.
While you are here, visit some of the local sights such as the Piazza del Duomo, the Certosa di Pavia in Pavia and the San Bernardino alle Ossa. These are a magnet for locals and tourists alike. History lovers will enjoy spending a few hours at Torre Velasca and Porta Ticinese. Travellers who enjoy visiting sacred places shouldn’t miss the Chiesa di San Lorenzo Maggiore.
Add to your wardrobe, stock up on groceries or just window shop at nearby fashion hotspots such as Coin Mall.
Those looking for sporting action can cheer on Milan favourites the Amatori Rugby Milano rugby union team in winter and the Brera Calcio F.C. soccer team at the iconic Arena Civica, the sporting heart and soul of the city. Afterwards, follow local fans to the nearby pubs to relive the match’s greatest moments.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, think about making a reservation close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks it’s hard to go past the NH President, the Starhotels Business Palace, and the popular Idea Hotel Milano Corso Genova.