Good morning Milan! A new air, a new light, a lovely surprise …
Good morning to you is the phrase that I found on a wall of the new restaurant museum dedicated to the Master, the greatest of all time, Luciano Pavarotti. The first thing I thought was, what a beautiful word!
But let’s start from the beginning …
Immediately I breathed a new air in what for many years has been my city;a sparkling air, international and at the same time so Italian.
It was not a casual trip here as I had to figure out what would be my next destination and walking through the new roof of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele helped me to understand…
Buongiorno a te è la frase che ho trovato su una parete del nuovo ristorante museo dedicato al Maestro, il più grande di tutti i tempi, Luciano Pavarotti. La prima cosa che ho pensato è stata, che bella parola!
If you wish to taste this new suggestive path buy your ticket on www.highlinegalleria.com!
And how about a dinner overlooking the Duomo?
The restaurant is called Duomo21, owned by the only 7 stars hotel in the world: Town House. It boasts one of the most beautiful terraces with view of Milan …
This was a special day, for the first time in a long I felt again part of this city, unique in style and in its lifestyle.
On the second day I wanted to visit one of the most historic and beautiful buildings in Milan, in which there is contained a treasure: The vineyard of Leonardo da Vinci. You can discover Casa Atellani in Corso Magenta 65. But before, breakfast at Biffi. Nothing fancy, coffee and a croissant is fair enough for me!
Leonardo’s vineyard is the vineyard that Ludovico il Moro, Duke of Milan, donated to Leonardo da Vinci, while he was still working at the Last Dinner, as a gesture of gratitude for “the varied and wonderful works he performed”
Why a vineyard? Leonardo as a proper Tuscan man loved growing grapes and in this little corner of paradisehe was dedicated to the cultivation of Malvasia.
To visit the Leonardo’s vineyard you can purchase tickets on www.vignadileonardo.com.
Just cross the street and you can admire The Last Dinner…
I like to finish this post showing you an image that impressed me a lot. It’s a plaque at the entrance of the Palatine schools where Giuseppe Parini, leader of the Italian neoclassicism and illuminism, taught.
It says: From the chair of eloquence of these Palatine schools Palatine Giuseppe Parini educated the best youth from Milan to the Good, the True and to the Beautiful, preparing the moral foundation of a free and civil Italian society.
The Good, The True, The Beautiful. These are my core values.
Good morning to you Milan, thank you for being once again a source of great inspiration.