Milan Malpensa Airport in one of the busiest airports in Italy and about 45 minutes from the city. If you have car hire from Milan Airport, not only can you enjoy this fashion capital but explore the whole region and get the best out of your stay.
Milan Malpensa Airport is a large modern airport with 2 terminals that are connected by shuttle bus. The larger terminal 1 is home to international flights where terminal 2 is being used mostly for budget flights. Flights arrive from destinations all over the world, including budget airlines and charters as well as national flag carriers. The airport has all the usual facilities you would expect from a major airport, including first aid, a post office and a pharmacy. There are information points around the terminal and facilities for banking and changing currency. The airport has its own info centre and has Wi-Fi for surfing the internet. Shopping is expected at Milan airport with many shops and boutiques to choose from with luxury brands and designer goods such as Emporio Armani and Gucci. Dufry has a number of shops for duty free shopping selling items such as watches, jewellery and fine fragrance. If you get hungry, there are over 25 outlets to choose from with everything from Asian specialities to fast food and sandwiches to gourmet local cuisine.
The fashion capital of the world and famous for its shopping, Milan will always be a popular destination. You can shop on the bustling Via della Spiga or browse luxury brands in the grand arcaded Galleria Vittorio Emanuele in Milan’s famous fashion district. A visit to see the gothic Duomo Cathedral is an absolute must as it one of the largest of its type in the world. Stroll around the courtyards and piazzas with a gelato or people watch in one of the chic coffee shops. You can see an opera or ballet at the grand La Scala and visit the Brera Art Gallery for more culture. The Central Station is worth a visit for its incredibly grand architecture alone. There are many art galleries and museums to explore as well as fine churches, so there is something for everyone, even if you are not an expert shopper. Getting out of the city with your car hire in Milan, you can shop till you drop at one of many shopping outlets or enjoy the beauty of Lake Como and Lake Garda.