A modern metropolis surrounded and permeated by verdant vistas, Minneapolis strikes the perfect balance between contemporary functionality and natural beauty. The city is a major business and education hub of the American Midwest, surrounded by lush wetlands that include 20 lakes and some of the United States’ greatest national parks. Fly to Minneapolis, Italian style, with Alitalia and discover what the ‘Twin Cities’ can offer you.
Visitors traveling to Minneapolis can expect to find ample opportunities to satisfy their lust for adventure. Explore the pristine hiking trails of beautiful Fort Snelling State Park, or get a better look at local and exotic fauna at the Minnesota Zoo, with more than 2,700 animals on display. For a taste of something more modern, enjoy the massive 20th-century art collection of the Walker Art Center, or head to the Northeast Minneapolis Art District, once the industrial heart of the city, now completely renovated and home to a collection of local avant-garde artists and performers.
Winters in Minneapolis are extremely chilly and prone to heavy snowfall. To experience the ‘City of Lakes’ in all its green glory, it’s best to book your tickets to Minneapolis for summer, between May and September.