To get a sense of what makes Milan tick, pull on some comfortable shoes and discover surrounding areas like Centro Storico, Rho, and Corsico.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a unique vacation destination. Stroll around and enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the Triennale di Milano, Museo Diocesano and the Studio Museum Achille Castiglioni. Book in for a live show at the Piccolo Teatro di Milano, the Teatro Dal Verme and the Piccolo Teatro Grassi.
Get active in the great outdoors while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Nature lovers will want to check out Sempione Park, where you can enjoy a little slice of tranquility.
If you have time in and around Cusago, treat yourself with a visit to the Arco della Pace, Piazzale Cadorna and the Temple of Victory. For a tour of the nearby historic attractions, don't miss Torre Branca and Porta Ticinese. Those who enjoy visiting sacred places shouldn’t miss the Chiesa di San Maurizio and the Chiesa di San Lorenzo Maggiore.
Go to Piazza Portello for some retail therapy.
Cusago is a place steeped in sporting history. Spend a few hours in the stands of nearby Arena Civica, home to the Amatori Rugby Milano rugby union team in winter and the Brera Calcio F.C. soccer team. When the full-time siren sounds, follow the throngs of local fans to the nearby pubs to relive the match’s greatest moments.
At the end of a busy day exploring the streets of Cusago, recharge your batteries at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. For a good night’s sleep check out the amenities at the Idea Hotel Milano Lorenteggio, the Idea Hotel Milano Corso Genova, and the popular Idea Hotel Milano San Siro.