Compared to other tours that I've been on, I didn't feel rushed. Adequate time was given to see the La Scala Opera House, Sforza Castle and the Doumo. We passed through Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, but shopping was not permitted until after the tour, which was fine since the tour ended near the shopping district anyway.We had a great guide who patiently gave a commentary of all the places that our bus passed-through, not limited to the areas that we stopped at.
It would get 5 stars for letting us get into see the Last Supper because tour companies, etc buy up all the tickets once they are available and you need to plan 2 months in advance to be a person. Tickets are 6.5 euro. It gets a 3 star for variety of items - Sforza and for getting us inside the Scala which really is a day by day thing of whether the theater is open. I would also rank our guide as 3 - She was not that friendly and ok spiel but I think that she kept telling us we should be grateful her company bought the tickets told at least 4 times is too much. I give the whole tour with organization a 1. We spent lots of time on the bus in traffic when we could have easily walked. We started by Sforza Castle, drive in traffic and then drove back to see Sforza. Very poor itinerary for the space being covered.
beautiful city but missed most of the tour as the instructions re where to meet were not clear. 'in front of th castle' was too vague and neither the police nor the castle staff knew anything about the tour when i showed the reservation. i was lucky that the young lady at the Dominican convent sorted out times etc for me to meet the tour group in time to enable me to see the 'last supper'.
United Arab Emirates
The advertising descriptions are terrible and misleading. we were booked on the tour 8 hours later than we requested and our complaints for 5 days were ignored. We were dragged round the streets including a castle for two hours while basically waiting for a 6-30 pm spot which we could not wait for as had prior arrangementsand so missed the Last Supper. A dreadfully disappointing experience
The highlight of this tour is The Last Supper and it was an amazing experience to stand and gaze at a truly unique work of art and humanity. The bus tour was comfortable and the guide was knowledgeable. We enjoyed seeing the interior of La Scala, the Duomo, and the Sforza castle. We were in Milan for only a day so driving around gave us an overview of this fine city.
This was a great tour but I wish we had more time at the Duomo and less time at the Sforza Castle. The Sforza Castle is interesting but the Duomo was FASCINATING!. Milan is VERY easy to navigate via Subway so we left the group after viewing the Last Supper and spent some time at Santa Maria delle Grazie.
An excellent tour!Our guide was so very informative and knowledgeable, the tour included visits to the Duomo, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, Sforza Castle, passing La Scala then through the Brera for a coffee stop. Wonderful tour! and I would recommend it to everyone.
The guide was very friendly and informative. I do think that more time could have been spent at the castle.
This tour was really good and very well organised. I was only in Milan for 2 nights and after doing this tour I felt I really saw all Milan's highlights for a short trip. The information your given on booking for meeting is very helpful and our tour guide was a lovely girl who i think was called Ellyssa but regardless she was so helpful and knowledgeable about Milan and truly loves her city. The last supper was amazing to see but if I had more time I defenitely would have went back to the castle to see the hisotric art gallery and Michaelgo's famous pieces.
The best part was "The Last Supper". The church was very interesting too. Our tour guide was great! This tour should either be longer to allow more time for the castle, or just skip the castle on this tour, as felt we were running through it and had to go back later to really see it.
Not really a walking tour. If the rating for the Last Supper it would be 5*. The guide was excellent. With a group of 50 rather than the advertised 25 the party had to be split at the L.S. Because we had not booked early enough the only way to see the L.S. was on this tour. We did learn of other places to visit during this tour like the Egyptian Museum at the castle. Too little but Hay Ho we saw the Last Supper.
This is the SECOND review I have submitted. The tour guide was a very pleasant enthusiastic young lady. Whose english and knowledge was good. The tour itself was far too expensive for what was included. The La Scala visit was hurried with no access to the auditorium. The Emanuele Vittorio Gallaria was an odd choice - first time I've been taken to a shopping mall on a cultural tour ! To claim the Cathedral is included in the tour, when all we did was stand outside it, is a bit much. Again the Sforza Castle is not a visit because we never went inside to see the treasures in its museums. The "Last Supper" was stunning and I would give up the Gallaria and Cathedral for a double session (30mins) of Leonardo's fresco and a visit to where he lived while in Milan plus a proper visit to the Sforza's museums. I joined the tour because it was the ONLY way to see "The Last Supper" as the tour agencies buy up ALL the tickets (for 6 euro/£4.80) and then charge £51 to be taken to see it. Come on Viator, Milan is a wonderful city, don't spoil it by ripping off its visitors.
Excellent guide of the city's main sights, i.e., Il Duomo, Sforzi Castle, etc, culminating with history about this spectacular paintling.
If you want to see the top attractions in Milan in one half day, this is the tour for you. LaScala, Duomo, Castle Sforza and the Last Supper. This compact tour does it all in a few hours. It is worth the time to see the Opera House (La Scala), for those who like the Opera and those who don't, it was magnificent. We did the tour to primarily see the Last Supper. The tour is worth it just for this emotional experience. Still have chills thinking about it.
the tour was excellent! it packed in more than we'd ever, ever have been able to cover on our own.
we spent the morning touring the Castle on our own before our afternoon tour and highly recommend it - otherwise we'd have not seen its many unique museums and collections
our guide was amazingly knowledgeable and helpful
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