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MilanItaly

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.

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.

Where to stay in Milan

Milan which includes central business district, signage and a city

Milan Centre

4.5/5Wonderful!(377 area reviews)

Piazza del Duomo and Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II are top sights in Milan Centre, and you should be sure to explore the popular shops. Hop aboard the metro at Duomo Station or Cordusio Station to see more sights in the area.

Milan Centre
Central Station, Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Lombardy, Italy

Central Station

4/5Very Good!(312 area reviews)

Enjoy the fantastic nightlife in Central Station. Corso Buenos Aires is a worthwhile stop, and you can jump on the metro at Caiazzo Station or Central Station to see more of Milan.

Central Station
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II showing shopping, interior views and heritage architecture

Centro Storico

Piazza del Duomo and Cathedral of Milan are top sights in Centro Storico, and you should be sure to explore the popular shops. Hop aboard the metro at Cordusio Station or Duomo Station to see more sights in the area.

Centro Storico
San Siro, Milan, Lombardy, Italy

San Siro

4/5Very Good!(6 area reviews)

The shopping and restaurants are a few things visitors like about San Siro. Check out San Siro Race Course while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at San Siro Ippodromo Station or Segesta Station to get around town.

San Siro
Porta Garibaldi, Milan, Lombardy, Italy

Porta Garibaldi

4/5Very Good!(43 area reviews)

You might enjoy the art galleries while in Porta Garibaldi. Corso Como is a notable sight, and you can get around town at Monumentale Station or Garibaldi Station to see more of the city.

Porta Garibaldi
Navigli, Milan, Lombardy, Italy

Navigli

4/5Very Good!(20 area reviews)

Navigli is a destination travellers like for its art galleries, and you might hop aboard the metro at Milan Romolo Station or Romolo Station to explore sights like Via Tortona.

Navigli

Top hotels in Milan

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
43 Station Hotel
43 Station Hotel
3 out of 5
Via Fabio Filzi 43, Milan
The price is £60 per night

Located in Central Station, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Pirelli Tower, Corso Como and Piazzale Loreto. Corso Buenos Aires and Piazza della Repubblica ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (997 reviews)

"Good average hotel very clean really friendly staff good location close to Rome train station 5 blocks about 1/2 mile from coliseum 1 block from main road with many restaurants did not like shower very small no bathtub but it is Europe no restaurant 24 hr but they are open for breakfast would recommend ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

43 Station Hotel
Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Center
Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Center
4 out of 5
S.S. 336, Ferno, VA
The price is £121 per night

Situated in Ferno, this spa hotel is 1 mi (1.7 km) from Volandia Museum of Flight and 3.1 mi (5 km) from Castelnovate Ruins. Castle Visconti San Vito and Basilica ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,720 reviews)

"Servizio impeccabile come sempre, cortesia e gentilezza dello staff ammirevole!"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jun 2020

Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Center
NH Collection Milano President
NH Collection Milano President
5 out of 5
Largo Augusto, 10, Milan, MI
The price is £148 per night

Located in Milan Centre, this hotel is 2.1 mi (3.5 km) from MUDEC - Museo delle Culture. San Babila Station is 6 minutes by foot and Duomo Station is 10 ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (995 reviews)

"No Parmigiano or prociutto crudo at breakfast. Modern, clean, perfect wifi, very helpful and friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb 2020

NH Collection Milano President

Popular places to visit in Milan

Cathedral of Milan
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Cathedral of Milan

4.5/5(354 reviews)

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

Piazza del Duomo
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Piazza del Duomo

4.5/5(396 reviews)

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.

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

4.5/5(236 reviews)

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.

Teatro alla Scala
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Teatro alla Scala

4.5/5(181 reviews)

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

San Siro Stadium
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San Siro Stadium

4.5/5(37 reviews)

Catch an event at San Siro Stadium during your trip to Milan.Discover the area's acclaimed art galleries and shops.

Santa Maria delle Grazie
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Santa Maria delle Grazie

4.5/5(143 reviews)

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

Top things to do in Milan

Milan: 1-Hour San Siro Stadium Entrance Ticket
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Milan: 1-Hour San Siro Stadium Entrance Ticket

£22
Per adult
City Sightseeing Milan Hop-on Hop-off
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City Sightseeing Milan Hop-on Hop-off

£20
Per adult
78% of travellers recommend
Bernina Express Rail Tour to St. Moritz
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Bernina Express Rail Tour to St. Moritz

£116
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
MilanoCard
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MilanoCard

£10
Per adult
Leonardo3 - The World of Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo3 - The World of Leonardo da Vinci

£11
Per adult
86% of travellers recommend
Skip the Line: Milan Cathedral Rooftop Ticket
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Skip the Line: Milan Cathedral Rooftop Ticket

£11
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend

Reviews of Milan

4.3

Top Destination

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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

27 Feb 2020

One of my fav cities. Absolutely love the place. Football and fashion. History and culture. Duomo, the Last Supper, Ludovico Einaudi, San Siro, Galleria and Gucci. Love this city. Been a fair few times now. Magical just before Christmas. *****

5/5 - Excellent

Misha

10 Feb 2020

Lovely historical city. Nice historical monuments. Amazing food, nice people. Good transport everywhere - we would like to come back :))

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

31 Jan 2020

Very lovely staff

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

29 Jan 2020

Relaxed to the extreme, expensive, very nice. The cathedral is very impressive.

5/5 - Excellent

Jacque

27 Jan 2020

Great place to go for a mini city break with friends!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

21 Jan 2020

E very beautiful city, with lots of history and beautiful buildings.

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