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.:. other / August, pronounced “o ghost” 
August 1st through 31, 2019

August is the month when most of the Milanese go on holiday. Signs saying Chiuso per Ferie, closed for vacation, are posted almost everywhere and things to do and see in town are few and far between. Assorted open-air spots - the Sforza Castle among them - provide backdrops for concerts and performances.
.:. The city is even more deserted around August 15, called Ferragosto. When Ferragosto comes, as this year, next to a weekend, even the diehards surrender and abandon Milan.
.:. Some notable exceptions. Through August, visitors enjoy nearly every day all the Triennale attractions, the Torre Branca, and the Poldi Pezzoli museum, which is free on Wed 21. The Brera National Art Gallery, too, is open in August -- and entrance is free on August 15. Nights out may be spent at the Cascina Cuccagna or at Base.


August in Milan


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