Just outside Milan, in the heart of Lower Brianza there’s a magic, secret place. A place where to hide away from everyday routines and the stressful city, a place for falling in love, find oneself again and daydream. We’re talking about Lear Gourmet & Relais: the perfect love nest, with a strong country chic vibe, pleasantly lost among the hills of Brianza, in Parco Valle Lambro.
Lear Gourmet & Relais is an absolutely perfect destination for a romantic escapade in the name of good taste, art, design and five-star hospitality in a Lombard country house, all renovated and valorized by architect Gianfranco Frattini. Perfect details, precious materials and furnishings give great elegance to this rustic place, that smells like open fields, barns and cut grass. Rossini Art Site surrounds it: it is a ten hectares wide museum and park with big sculptures, site specific installations made by some of the greatest artists of the late 20th century.
The available rooms in their Foresteria Lombarda are six, four of which placed inside of an ancient barn, and, while still maintaining a strong link with their local farm tradition with their ceilings and floors made of ancient wood, they’re all well furnished and cured into the smallest details to make your stay into something perfect, with the latest technologies and comforts that every high-profile room service must provide.
To its hungry guests, Lear Gourmet & Relais’ opens the door of tradition with dishes that tell the story of the territory and of the immediate surroundings, with organic ingredients all produced by local farmers. Fresh pasta, traditional risottos, pureed soups, poultry and sautéed vegetables. The choice from the menu is wide and it’s combined with the daily specials suggested by the restaurant’s maître from time to time for seasonality exigencies. And for those who have a sweet tooth, you can’t miss the lavander-flavored creme brulée. You’ll fall in love.