Located just a short distance from the centre, Milan's metropolitan area offers countless opportunities for a stylish shopping experience. Discover the best fashion, design and food at the city's new shopping districts and malls chosen especially for you
The best fashion, design and food at the city's shopping districts and malls.
CITYLIFE SHOPPING DISTRICT This is the largest urban shopping centre in Italy, opened on 30 November 2017. • WHERE: located at the CityLife district (M5 Tre Torri), one of the most important urban redevelopment projects in Europe which includes three skyscrapers designed by world-renowned archistars Arata Isozaki, Zaha Hadid and Daniel Libeskind (under construction) and a vast green space. • WHAT: the 32,000 sq.m. complex boasts 100 commercial units including shops (open daily 9am-9pm), restaurants, a multiplex cinema, a supermarket, medical centres, pharmacies, newsstands and drycleaners. Several leading retailers have chosen CityLife to debut their brands in the Italian market, including household furniture retailers Habitat and Democracy Design, the first flagship store of Huawei and a new R-Store Apple Premium Reseller, the first Nashi Argan Salon in the world, dedicated to skin and hair care, the first Juneco beauty clinic and the first DM Drogerie Markt. Other brands launching in Italy for the first time are Sophie 4 Kids and Chantelle Lingerie, plus an additional 40 luxury brands, and four new eateries, including Calavera, East River Brooklyn Brewery, Roadhouse Meatery and Sweet, which will complete the centre's extensive, cosmopolitan enogastronomic offer. • NOT ONLY SHOPPING: the centre aims to become an entertainment hub. Here you can find the new CityLife Anteo, a spin-off of the Anteo Palazzo Cinema (corso Como district) which has already been a big hit with both locals and tourists since it now offers top-level films in original language versions. http://citylifeshoppingdistrict.it
Established in 2016, Il Centro in Arese is one of the largest shopping complexes in Europe (93,000 sq.m.), based on a unique project by internationally renowned architect De Lucchi. • WHERE: situated in Arese (via Luraghi, 11), Il Centro is located just 15 km from the centre of Milan (30 minutes) and can be accessed via a shuttle service from the Central StationPiazza Duca D'Aosta (M2-M3 Centrale FS). Tickets cost €5 and can either be purchased online at www.zaniviaggi.it or onboard the shuttle. • WHAT: this go-to destination for shopping and recreational activities (open daily, 9am-10pm) features two floors hosting more than 200 stores, plus 25 restaurants, a covered play area for children, a baby-sitting service, free Wi-Fi, an information office, tax-free shopping and 10,000 parking places. www.centroilcentro.it
CityLife Shopping District