The 58-room Bulgari Milan is steps away from the city’s famous shopping street, Via Monte Napoleone, where you’ll find the boutiques of Prada, Armani, Versace, and every other major Italian fashion brand. Attilio Marro, the hotel’s general manager, can arrange exclusive art-shopping experiences that include one-on-one meetings with renowned Italian contemporary artists. —Shivani Vora
Tours from $200. Doubles from $790. Via Privata Fratelli Gabba, 7b, 39/02-805-8051. This appeared in the October 2013 issue.