Milan is the second largest city in Italy with an urban population of around 8 million. It is the commercial and financial heart of Italy as well as being home to many of the worlds leading fashion labels. The city’s history stretches back to 400BC and as such has many important places of historical significance including the ruins of the Emperor’s palace, the Colonne di San Lorenzo and the beautiful catherdral of Milan. There are also many museums and art galleries housing works by Leonardo da Vinci, Caravaggio and Michelangelo. By far the biggest event to take place in the city on an annual basis is Milan Fashion Week and the International Furniture Fair which draws visitors from all corners of the globe. Other events of note in Milan include: -        La Notte Bianca, essentially a one night event held each year where bars, restaurants, shops, clubs, cinemas and the like open from early evening until 6am. -        Oh Bej, Oh Bej. A street market and festival held on the feast of St Ambrogio. -        Settimana dei Beni Culturali. This is cultural heritage week in Milan where entrance to all the cities cultural establishments is free. -        Stramilano. The central area of Milan is closed to accommodate a road runninf race that draws an international crowd. -        Milano d’Estate.  A series of open air music concerts attracting big name bands to the Castello Sforzesco. -        Festa dei Navigli. 14 days focussed around the canal area of Milan including street performers, art, concerts, antiques, food and sport. -        La Scala. Piazza della Scalla plays host to guests in black tie attire celebrating the opening night of the La Scala season. Milan is served by two airports, Linate and Malpensa. For more information on private jet and helicopter charter operations to Milan please contact the team at Execflyer on +44 (0)1252 416343 or email fly@execflyer.com