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Milan Travel Tips

3 Days in Milan: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4167 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Milan is like an espresso for the soul. From the Gothic Duomo to the serene canals of the Navigli District to the San Siro football stadium, it’s like stepping back into a beautiful era where ...  Read more

Leonardo da Vinci

By Viator, June 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 3670 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Leonardo da Vinci embodied the Renaissance man. He was a painter, sculptor, architect, musician, writer, engineer, inventor… the list goes on. Some of his images remain our most iconic even today:   ...  Read more

Lake Day Trips from Milan

By Viator, August 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 718 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The northern part of Italy is well-known for its picturesque lakes, but what might not be as well-known is that you can visit most of the lakes from a base in Milan. You’ll either have to make ...  Read more

Swiss Alps Trips from Milan

By Viator, June 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 480 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Take a ride on the Bernina Express, Switzerland's newest Alpine delight. This magnificent 3-hour train journey takes you along one of the most beautiful railway routes in the world over the Bernina ...  Read more

Milan for Art Lovers

By Viator, June 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 340 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

While many people use Milan as a gateway to Italy, most don’t spend much time in the city. That’s a shame, because although Milan doesn’t look as quaint or charming as those hilltop villages in ...  Read more

Shopping in Milan

By Viator, March 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 127 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Milan has always been a city of great designers – from Leonardo da Vinci who was the court artist for the Duke of Milan, to Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace, Miuccia Prada, and Dolce and Gabbana. It’s ...  Read more

Venice Day Trips from Milan

By Viator, June 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 59 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Venice is the kind of city that can inspire heavy sighs, particularly when you first arrive. Few places look so much like a postcard you can walk right into, and in that regard Venice doesn’t ...  Read more

Milan's Christmas Markets

By Viator, November 2013

Milan, like most Italian cities, has a Christmas market that takes over a public square for a time before December 25th. Unlike some smaller towns, however, Milan is home to several Christmas markets ...  Read more

Seeing the Last Supper in Milan

By Jessica , USA, March 2013

Although making time to visit Milan on a short trip to Italy isn’t necessarily the best use of your precious vacation hours, the Milan airport is often one’s point of entry (or egress) – so you ...  Read more

Shopping at the Quadrilatero d’Oro

By Jessica , USA, March 2013

Milan is widely known as a shopper’s paradise, but even in this fashion-centric city there are some places that are more conducive to chic shopping than others. One of the best shopping areas is ...  Read more

Football Games in Milan

By Jessica , USA, March 2013

Sports fans visiting Milan shouldn’t miss out on the chance to see Italy’s favorite game – soccer, AKA football, or “calcio” in Italy – in its grandest stadium, the San Siro. Milan’s San Siro is ...  Read more

Castello Sforzesco

By Jessica , USA, February 2013

Milan’s Castello Sforzesco, once the fortified home of the regional government, now anchors one of the city’s big parks and houses a few separate museums and galleries. The structure dates back to ...  Read more

Romantic Things to Do in Milan

By Jessica , USA, February 2013

Milan is famously Italy‘s capital of banking and fashion, which doesn’t sound like it leaves much room for romance. But any destination can be romantic if you’re there with your sweetheart, and Milan ...  Read more

Milan in Winter: Things to Do

By Jessica , USA, February 2013

Although Milan is often skipped by visitors in Italy, it can be a particularly good city to include on a winter itinerary. Unlike some destinations where major sights are outdoors and therefore rely ...  Read more

Vacation in Lake Como

By Philippa Burne , UK, August 2011

Just the name Lake Como conjures up images of movie stars and waterside palazzos and glamorous wooden speedboats. It’s all true but there’s also room for us mere humans there. The deepest lake in ...  Read more

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