Brera is the art district of Milano. You will find cobbled alleys, unique boutiques, historic restaurants, and the same-name Pinacoteca which houses immortal paintings. Here you can experience nightlife on a human scale in its many cafes and restaurants. Intriguing alleys and mesmerizing squares offer perfect opportunities for suggestive photos.

1 . Pinacoteca di Brera Art Gallery

Feast your eyes on the art of Mantegna, Hayez and Raffaello at Pinacoteca di Brera. Napoleon dressed as Mars awaits you (M2 Lanza).

2 . Caffè and Restaurants

Stop for a coffee in Piazza del Carmine, one of the most popular Milanese squares on Instagram, then have risotto alla milanese for lunch in one of the many fine eateries around Via San Marco (M2 Moscova).

3 . Shops, perfumes and design stores

Discover art and perfume shops and design stores that make Brera one of the arbiters of Milanese taste. 

4 . Contemporary art galleries

Lose yourself in the alleys traveled by the protagonists of Italian contemporary art; start from Via della Madonnina, then walk down Via Fiori Chiari and continue on Via Solferino.

5 . Il Parco Sempione

Take a walk in Parco Sempione, climb on Torre Branca and visit the Triennale Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, with the adjacent fountain designed by metaphysical artist De Chirico.