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The Rooftop Guide: Milan

Fashion Week descended upon Milan, but prior to that, The Rooftop Guide scouted out the best locations to see and be-seen.

CERESIO 7 Ceresio 7 is a stunning rooftop bar in Milan, equipped with a gigantic swimming pool and comfortable lounge chairs and cabanas. Inside, there’s a fine dining restaurant. The roof terrace gives you a stunning 360-degree views of Milan's skyline and surroundings. On the rooftop, Ceresio 7 serves drinks of the highest class and very often organize parties on the terrace where trendy party-goers pilgrimage to live it up in Ceresio 7’s vibrant atmosphere. A combined restaurant and rooftop bar and pool are situated on the fourth floor just outside the most central parts of Milan. We visited in early in the afternoon, so we could have a bit of quiet time to take photos and enjoy the ambiance. Very shortly thereafter, it was popping. Considering Ceresio 7’s popularity, our early arrival proved to be a good idea.

Seated comfortably in the shade (it was crazy hot in the sun), we ordered one Aperol Spritz each, one espresso and one cappuccino. Refreshing drinks to an equally awesome view! The atmosphere was very nice, complemented by lounge music in the background and views of Milan's skyline and the luxurious pool in the middle of the terrace. This is a rooftop bar we highly recommend if you like chilled atmosphere in a luxurious setting.

RADIO ROOFTOP Situated on the 5-star hotel Melia ME in the vicinity of Milan's train station, the entrance is on the side of the building with a private elevator directly up to the rooftop bar. Once up, we chose between various lounge furniture areas. Our selection ended up to be a table with comfortable chairs in the shade. Regarding beverages our choice fell on coffee and beer. The rooftop terrace was filled with people quite quickly and many tables were already reserved - even on a Monday. Quick service, luxurious decor and great views. Simply a very good rooftop bar in Milan.

SKY TERRACE From this rooftop called Sky Terrace, you get a great view over Milan in all directions. Sky Terrace is centrally located in Milan, close to night clubs and entertainment in the center of the city. The roof terrace has lush furnishing and inviting sofas. The atmosphere here is cozy, so this is a great rooftop bar for a date. In the bar you can order excellent cocktails concoctions and bar snacks.

THE TERRAZZA RAMAZZOTTI This rooftop bar is the summer open 10th floor terrace of the Ristorante Arya. Here you get the best views in Milan: a magical panoramic view as far as the eye can see. At the rooftop bar, the quality of the cocktails matches the equally excellent food. There are mostly dinner tables on this long, balcony-like terrace, but also a couple of lounge sofas. The Terrazza Ramazzotti and Arya are centrally located close to most attractions the city has to offer. It is the "house restaurant" for two hotels in the same building and same hotel chain (Dei Cavalieri and The Square). Regarding views, this is the best rooftop bar in Milan to visit. It’s very popular place in summer, so make reservation or come early to be guaranteed a seat.

DUOMO 21 TERRACE Terrazza Duomo 21 is a new rooftop bar in Milan, ranked as one of the best after-work places in the city. From this Milan rooftop bar, the view from the rooftop terrace cannot be complained about either. Or how about a view of the beautiful and historical Duomo and to the square in front of it? The terrace can be rented for private events. If you like centrally located rooftop bars in Milan with a lovely view and good drinks, this is a superb place to come.

TERRAZZA TRIENNALE Terrazza Triennale is a luxurious rooftop bar in Milan with a great restaurant serving Italian cuisine of the highest class. The bar is of the same high quality we’d expect, too. From the rooftop bar, you can order good wines, signature cocktails and beers. The atmosphere on the terrace is sophisticated and relaxed – perfect for a romantic dinner. As for the view, the terrace is surrounded by lush fields and Milan's skyline. If you like romance and good food, this is a good choice among rooftop bars in Milan.


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