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Milan

Known for Museums, Cathedrals and Culture

Stroll the streets of the elegant capital of Lombardy and discover the history of art, fashion, culture and see one of the largest churches in the world. Milan is a vibrant metropolis that is characterized by its cosmopolitan culture. Milan is renowned throughout the world as a city of fashion, but it is also the financial heart of Italy. With more than five million inhabitants, it’s one of the largest cities in Europe. Milan was partially destroyed during World War II, but many beautiful, ancient monuments have remained.

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Visit the many stunning churches and discover the rich history of Milan. In the heart of the city is the Duomo Cathedral, one of the largest churches in the world and one of the most popular attractions of the city. Cross the Piazza del Duomo to reach the Santa Maria Delle Grazie; in this church and monastery hangs Da Vinci's Last Supper. In the Chiesa di San Maurizio you will see many famous murals, as well as the Archaeological Museum of Milan.

Milan also contains a great selection of non-religious art. Check out the magnificent Villa Reale, one of the best galleries in Milan. Study the work of the best artists of the moment in the Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea or check nineteenth- and twentieth-century masterpieces in the Galleria d'Arte Moderna. Nearby you’ll find the Pinacoteca di Brera art museum, which displays famous works by Raphael and Caravaggio.

Of course, you can’t visit Italy without glutting out on their incredible food. Enjoy a hearty risotto or pasta or visit one of the many pizzerias and ice cream parlours that you’ll see everywhere. Italy is known for the aperitifs and wines; sample your local favourite or try something new in one of the many wine bars.

See a performance at the Teatro alla Scala and then enjoy the Milanese in the fresh air in the entertainment district Navigli. In summer, the city also continues to warm throughout the night while in winter you can take a trip to the nearby Alps for a bit of skiing or snowboarding.

Milan has its own international airport, but is accessible from many European cities by train well. Once you're in town, the metro and trams are a very convenient and inexpensive way of getting around. Book today and soon you’ll be enjoying the style and elegance of one of the most fashionable cities in Europe you.

Things to do in Milan

The largest church in Italy towers above the city center, where a gold-coated statue of the Madonna watches over Milan.

Milan’s main square is surrounded by some of the most significant buildings in the city, including one of the world’s oldest shopping malls and the largest church in Italy.

Enjoy classical music, see a ballet or discover the history of opera at this world famous theater and museum.

Prada, Gucci and Louis Vuitton are just some of the big names of fashion that you’ll find in one of the world’s oldest shopping centers.

Behind this beautiful church lies a humble refectory, home to one of the most famous religious paintings in the world.

Visit the Museum of Ancient Art, be guided through the castle or simply relax in the luscious grounds of this centuries-old fortress.

The largest park in the city can be seen from above by climbing the Branca Tower, or enjoyed at ground level with a relaxing picnic.

This former monastery is home to some of the most notable artworks in Europe, and stands out for its neoclassical and romantic collections.

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Gaze out the window at the shifting landscapes as you leave bustling Milan behind and head for the foothills of the Swiss Alps. Board the Bernina red train and journey through gorges and past glacier lakes, reaching heights of 7,400 feet (2,250 m) before alighting in the chic winter resort of St.

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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.

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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.

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Examine the splendor of one of the world’s most famous pieces of art, Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece The Last Supper. Explore the streets of Milan on foot with an experienced guide, and take a peek inside the spire-studded Milan Cathedral and the 18th-century La Scala theater.

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Visit San Siro as you’ve never seen before and have the opportunity to visit this legendary structure and recollect old memories through the Museum of A.C. Milan and F.C. Inter. Visit the sidelines and the stands where thousands of supporters gather in the weekend.

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Leonardo3 – The World of Leonardo da Vinci is a not to be missed exhibition about the Genius of Leonardo da Vinci. The discovery of Leonardo da Vinci, the artist and inventor with working models of his machines and digitalized restorations of his paintings, is a worldwide first.

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