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Hotels
   Park Hyatt Milan - 10-20 minute walk to nearby shuls. About 10 minute car ride to restaurants or 30 minute walk
   Westin Palace Milan

Info:
http://www.jewishmilan.com/

Restaurants
   My Kafe - Dairy (AMAZING drinks, food and ice cream!) Address comes up in they are but it's behind a bus stop and it's sign is somewhat noticeable.
   Re Salomone - Meat (This has been replaced by Baghetto)
   Denzel - Meat
   Carmel - Dairy 

Shuls:


Centro Modena
Ohel Yakov
Beit Yosef V'Eliyahu
L'Yosef Tehilot
Bet Halevi
   Naar Israel Synagogue - Chabad (Google Page)
   10-15 Min Walk from the Park Hyatt
      Piazza Castello 5 Milan, Lombardy, Italy
      Tel: 02-4548-3082, 328-963-1820

   Eichal David U'Mordechai (The Great Synagogue)
   15-20 Min Walk from the Park Hyatt
      Via Guastalla 19, Milano 20100, (S. Barnaba & S. Antonio Maria Zaccaria)
      Tel: 392 255 12029

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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #180 on: May 12, 2016, 09:40:46 AM »
Maybe for meat. The breakfast "situation" in My Kafè is great.
My Cafe and Carmel are both great.
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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #181 on: January 05, 2017, 08:57:10 AM »
Flying into Milan from LHR - its looking like MXP is about 10 euro's cheaper (or 1k pts on the UR site) but LIN is to the city center and would be less to get to the city center. Anybody have thoughts on which airport would be better to fly into?

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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #182 on: January 05, 2017, 10:45:25 AM »
Flying into Milan from LHR - its looking like MXP is about 10 euro's cheaper (or 1k pts on the UR site) but LIN is to the city center and would be less to get to the city center. Anybody have thoughts on which airport would be better to fly into?
It costs around £5-10 to get from MXP on local shuttles

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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #183 on: March 16, 2017, 09:50:46 AM »
So aside from MyKafe and Carmel, what to do during an 8 hour connection in MXP?
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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #184 on: March 16, 2017, 10:03:52 AM »
So aside from MyKafe and Carmel, what to do during an 8 hour connection in MXP?
Ever been to that boring City before?
Take a hop on/hop off open top bus to all the touristy and unexciting places. Ogle at all the ridiculously overpriced stores in Piazza del Duomo and have the pigeons outside land all over you.
Ride one of the city bikes along the canals.


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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #185 on: March 16, 2017, 10:04:25 AM »
So aside from MyKafe and Carmel, what to do during an 8 hour connection in MXP?
Well I spent about 5hrs in MyKafe

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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #186 on: March 16, 2017, 10:15:43 AM »
Ever been to that boring City before?
Nope
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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #187 on: March 16, 2017, 12:34:56 PM »
Nope
Nm to do there, unless you want to go to art museums and spend money on overpriced Italian goods

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« Reply #188 on: March 16, 2017, 07:57:15 PM »
Ever been to that boring City before?
Take a hop on/hop off open top bus to all the touristy and unexciting places. Ogle at all the ridiculously overpriced stores in Piazza del Duomo and have the pigeons outside land all over you.
Ride one of the city bikes along the canals.


If only I biked  ;D

So 10 hours in Milan and nothing to do but eat at 2 places. Hmm.
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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #189 on: March 16, 2017, 08:11:43 PM »
So aside from MyKafe and Carmel, what to do during an 8 hour connection in MXP?
Lake como. Little over an hour by car, not sure how long by train. Although if you're getting food don't know if you'll have time, traffic can be crazy in that city

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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #190 on: March 16, 2017, 08:12:54 PM »
Lake como. Little over an hour by car, not sure how long by train. Although if you're getting food don't know if you'll have time, traffic can be crazy in that city
Actually I have 10 hours to play with.

Is there anything to do at Lake Como in March?
Worth renting a car for?
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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #191 on: March 16, 2017, 08:23:52 PM »
It'll depend on the weather. if it's cold, being near the water may not be pleasant. I was there in April and the weather was perfect. como is a beautiful lake with mountain scenery, if that's your cup of tea. There are ferries/boat rides from various towns around the lake. In general, the area is full of churches and those are most of the main "attractions". Milan doesn't have much to do except eat and see the (overrated imo) Galleria Vittorio Emanuele.

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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #192 on: March 16, 2017, 10:29:13 PM »
70 degrees.

So arrive MXP 11am
Rent car
Arrive Carmel 12pm
Walk to MyKafe 1pm
Drive to Lake Como and arrive 3pm
Depart Lake Como 6:30pm
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Depart 920pm.

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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #193 on: March 17, 2017, 02:05:48 AM »
Make sense to drive to Como to take a boat ride RT from Como to Torno and a RT funicular ride?
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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #194 on: March 17, 2017, 03:21:48 AM »
70 degrees.

So arrive MXP 11am
Rent car
Arrive Carmel 12pm
Walk to MyKafe 1pm
Drive to Lake Como and arrive 3pm
Depart Lake Como 6:30pm
Return car at MXP 8pm
Depart 920pm.

Crazy?

Service at carmel was a little slow, the food was very solid

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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #195 on: March 17, 2017, 06:54:49 AM »
Actually I have 10 hours to play with.

Is there anything to do at Lake Como in March?
Worth renting a car for?
Beautiful drive up and down the lake
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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #196 on: March 17, 2017, 08:06:23 AM »
I'd skip the food and just do Lake Como.  Wasn't impressed with the food. The lake on the other hand was spectacular.

Or I'd just chill. Get food. See the Duomo, walk around etc. Save Como when you have more time.
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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #197 on: March 17, 2017, 08:56:03 AM »
70 degrees.

So arrive MXP 11am
Rent car
Arrive Carmel 12pm
Walk to MyKafe 1pm
Drive to Lake Como and arrive 3pm
Depart Lake Como 6:30pm
Return car at MXP 8pm
Depart 920pm.

Crazy?
The deep fried calzone from carmel is just awesome, their ravioli is good as well, pizza was not. MyKafe was ok, but nothing special pretty good gilato.

Just driving around Como is so awesome. Driving all the way to bellagio, is 20 or so mile drive around the lake you won't forget. And in bellagio you can take a taxi across the lake and right back, don't even have to get out of your car, pretty neat experience having your car on the lake.

The biggest problem I see is an hour 20 to return a car and make checkin. May have been my experience but the car rental lot is very far from the terminal when I was there after hours, I think there may be a train during regular hours, someone else should weigh in. We waited 30 minutes for a bus to come and take us, or we could of taken a taxi for like 60 euro for the 5 minute drive.
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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #198 on: March 17, 2017, 08:59:16 AM »
View from water taxi in bellagio:

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Re: Milan, Italy Master Thread
« Reply #199 on: March 17, 2017, 06:22:36 PM »
Lake Como is one of the most stunning places I've been.
Do NOT just drive to Como and say you've seen the lake. Ugly city. Need to drive to Bellagio. Although the drive is crazy. Two way one lane road on the side of a cliff
Bellagio is also a quaint little town. Won't be much of anything to do though. Just walk around and chill. Will be too cold to jump into the lake (like I did in August)
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