Opera is close to a range of colorful Milan’s well-known sights. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s to-do list is the fabulous Castello di Tolcinasco Golf and Country Club and the ever-popular Chiaravalle Abbey. If time permits, be sure to also visit the Circolo Arci Magnolia and the Exhibition Park Novegro.
Opera has plenty of museums, exhibits and show venues within easy reach that make great places to visit. Stroll around and savor the atmosphere of the Pinacoteca di Brera, Palazzo Reale and Fondazione Prada. Treat your partner to a live performance at the Teatro alla Scala, the Piccolo Teatro di Milano and the Teatro Dal Verme. Enjoy the fascinating artworks at the Contemporary Arts Pavillion, the Modern Art Gallery and the Corsoveneziaotto Arte Contemporanea.
If the sun is shining get into the great outdoors and appreciate the nearby parks and reserves. There are some nice gardens and parks, so take a picnic blanket to Sempione Park, the Orto Botanico di Cascina Rosa and the Orto Botanico di Brera.
Destinations such as the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, the Piazza del Duomo and the Piazza della Repubblica are popular places for visitors to the Opera area,. Learn more about the events of the past by checking out nearby heritage sites, such as Torre Velasca, Porta Nuova and Torre Branca. Admire some of the holy places such as the Chiesa di San Maurizio, the Chiesa di San Lorenzo Maggiore and the Chiesa Santa Maria Presso di San Satiro. Enjoy the atmosphere and get an appreciation of the impotence of faith in Opera.
Enjoy window shopping and purchase some original souvenirs in a few of the nearby shopping hotspots such as La Rinascente, Coin Mall and Armani Megastore.
Opera is a place of proud sporting traditions. Rub shoulders with local fans at nearby Arena Civica, home to the Amatori Rugby Milano rugby union team in winter and the Brera Calcio F.C. soccer team. Relive the match’s greatest moments with local fans after the game in one of the nearby pubs, clubs or bars.
To really get to know Opera, consider making a reservation at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. The NH President, the Starhotels Business Palace and the Idea Hotel Milano Lorenteggio are just some of the most popular accommodation options here.