Conquered by the Ancient Romans in 196 B.C., Como and its surroundings has a long history. In 49 B.C., the city became a Roman prefecture and then a naval base. The vast wealth of high quality public art demonstrates the area�s great development during the Imperial Roman period.
Milan is a busy, frenetic city, with green areas few and far between. Our excursions into Milan's countryside areas bring you into a different world, the charming flat plains region south of Milan.
Milan is an important fashion centre. This means that major brands prefer not to be seen selling their products at discount prices in the city, where they invest heavily into their flagship stores.