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Verified traveller11 Nov. 2019
It was raining most of the time. Make sure you have an umbrella
Explore the art galleries, luxury Italian boutiques,and incredible old churches of one of the most fashionable cities in Europe.
Milan is known as afashion capital and the city’s style is evident in everything from its luxuryboutiques and contemporary museums to its world-class restaurants andnightclubs packed with glitterati. The city is also the capital of northernItaly’s Lombardy region and one of the largest cities in Europe, with apopulation of 5 million residents. Milan’s Central Business District is Italy’sfinancial heart; expect modern skyscrapers amongst the beautiful old monumentstypical of Europe.
You’ll find some of thebest art hidden in Milan’s stunning churches. The Cathedral of Milan, which locals call The Duomo, is one of thebiggest churches in the world and its impressive facade is a sight to behold.Stand in front of the cathedral in the bustling Piazza del Duomo. Cross the square and walk a few blocks to see DaVinci’s famous painting The Last Supper in the Santa Maria Della Grazie, a church and convent. Admire morefrescoes alongside ancient relics in the nearby Chiesa di San Maurizio, which also houses the city’s archaeologicalmuseum.
A trip to Milan wouldn’tbe complete without browsing a few of its many world-renowned art galleries.Head straight to the Villa Reale totake in two of the best. The ContemporaryArts Pavilion plays host to temporary exhibitions from some of the world’sgreatest contemporary artists, while the ModernArt Museum has masterpieces from the 19th and 20th centuries. Enjoy classicart by Raphael and Carravagio among others at the Brera Art Gallery a few blocks away.
Northern Italy is famousfor its cuisine, including hearty risottos and panettone for dessert. Eat pastaand gelati from trattorias and gelati bars on almost every street. Finish theday with a show at the famous Teatroalla Scala theatre in the city centre.
Milan is hot in summerand cool in winter, thanks to its proximity to the Italian Alps. Hiresnowboards and skis and head to the mountains for a weekend getaway in thecolder months.
Milan’s northern locationis accessible through its international airport and trains from many Europeancentres. Once here, get around using the affordable tram and metro systems.Make the most of long summer days and explore the streets on foot to discoverwhy Milan is one of the most fashionable cities in the world.
There’s no better place to enjoy the iconic Milanese shopping experience than in this sumptuous district, long frequented by the rich, famous and fashionable.
Formerly an industrial area, the birthplace of Italian cinema has become increasingly trendy, with eclectic museums, varied shops and art galleries.
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Climb to the top of the biggest church in Italy to gaze across the city’s rooftops and count the many spires that help make this Milan’s most recognisable landmark.
The central square in Milan is a meeting spot for locals and the most popular attraction for visitors who come to sightsee, eat and shop.
Be dazzled by the rich interior of this famous opera house while you watch performances of ballet, opera and classical music or tour the on-site museum.
One of the oldest shopping centres in the world is known for its fine dining, iconic luxury labels and stores selling goods from local craftsmen.
This church is one of the most popular attractions in Milan thanks to its prized possession, The Last Supper, one of the most famous paintings in the world.
A centuries-old fort in the middle of Milan is today a cultural hub, with museums, galleries and historic attractions.
Stand before da Vinci’s masterpiece, The Last Supper, a large fresco covering a wall in the monastery of Santa Maria delle Grazie. Follow your guide on a complete tour of Milan, visiting renowned landmarks like the Sforza Castle, the Piazza dei Mercanti, and the opulent Duomo.
Explore the best of Milan’s Gothic cathedral on this comprehensive guided tour of the Duomo and its beautiful rooftop terrace. Visit the dark interiors and the subterranean crypt before heading up to the top to enjoy the stunning panoramic views over the city.
City Sightseeing Milano allows you to discover and visit the Castello Sforzesco, the Basilica of Saint Ambrose, the Parco delle Basiliche and State University, and then continuing towards the Duomo, passing by the Madonnina and reach the Teatro alla Scala.
Travel back in time to the 18th century during a guided tour of the Piazza del Duomo. Stroll the ancient square and venture inside the Milan Cathedral. Join your guide in Piazza del Duomo and launch your memorable sightseeing excursion.
Enjoy an introduction to Milan's main highlights on this full-day guided skip-the-line tour. Soak up the city's history as you wander around the Sforza Castle, La Scala opera house, and the world-renowned Duomo cathedral, and complete the experience with skip-the-line access to da Vinci's The Last Supper.
Admission includes thermal itinerary, bathrobe, towel and a pair of slippers. Spa treatments not included. In our oasis of wellness you will find waterfalls to relax your shoulder and back muscles, and over thirty relaxation practices, including sensorial chromotherapy tubs, musical therapy tubs, Kneipp foot baths and Vichy showers.
Verified traveller5 Oct. 2019
Interesting city with numerous interesting churches & museums. Food & shopping very good.