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Tour code: 5829MILANBIKE
See Milan from another perspective with this exciting guided bicycle tour of Italy's fashion capital. Opt to take the tour in the morning, afternoon or evening and then hop on a mountain bike to tour the city. With your guide leading the way, pedal past some of the city's main attractions, such as the Duomo and the Sforza Castle, as well as off-the-beaten path landmarks. Numbers are limited to ten on this small-group Milan bike tour, ensuring you’ll see the sights with personalized attention from your guide.

Highlights

  • Morning, afternoon or evening Milan bike tour
  • See top Milan attractions such as Teatro La Scala, Milan Duomo and Castello Sforzesco
  • Explore neighborhoods like Brera and Darsena del Naviglio with your expert guide
  • Small-group tour with a maximum of ten people ensures a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Milan Bike Tour

Admire the Castello Sforzesco during your Milan Bike Tour

After meeting your guide, get a brief safety instructional and then hop on your bike and start sightseeing in Milan. Stop for photos along the way and learn about the history of each place you visit. Choose between a morning, afternoon or evening tour.
Morning or Afternoon Tour (3.5 hours):
Start by cycling through the downtown streets of Milan, pedaling around the city's glamorous parts of town. Cruise by verdant gardens in Palestro and drink in the chic vibe of the Manzoni district with its luxurious buildings and headquarters of the world's leading fashion houses. Stop for a breather at Piazza della Scala to take in the famed opera house, Teatro La Scala, and learn about the great singers and conductors who have performed there.
Then pedal on to Brera, its streets flanked by historic houses and churches, and marvel at the imposing Sforza Castle, a fortress from the late medieval and Renaissance era. Learn about the history of the structure and how it was built for the first duke of Milan in the 14th-century. 
Other stops include the trendy Ticinese district and Colonne di San Lorenzo, the oldest Roman ruins in Milan. Before finishing the tour, stop at the famed Duomo, Milan's glorious Gothic cathedral, and learn about the building's history.
Evening Tour (3 hours):
Take the evening tour and be prepared to be dazzled by the twinkling lights and lit-up landmarks of Milan. Marvel at the Duomo and the intimidating Sforza Castle. See all the spots that are on the morning and afternoon tours, such as Palazzo Regione Lombardia, Piazza Gae Aulenti, Brera and Piazza della Scala.
After that, hit some of the city's must-see sites, including the Duomo, the city's marvelous cathedral.

Itinerary

The main stops along the itinerary are the followings:
- Palazzo Regione Lombardia
- Piazza Gae Aulenti
- Brera
- Parco Sempione/Castello Sforzesco
- Roman Ruins via Brisa
- Colonne di S. Lorenzo
- Darsena del Naviglio
- Duomo/Piazza della Scala
- Conca dell’incoronata also known as the “Conca di Leonardo da Vinci” which stands upstream of Via San Marco

Customer Reviews

Rebecca F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Fantastic way to see a lot of Milan's history but also back streets and unique residential neighborhoods. Our guide was patient, friendly and knowledgeable.

glenn y

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Bike tour was lovely and informative, not too strenuous and with plenty to see.

LiChung W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Got an opportunity to see much of downtown Milan and the tour ended up being private one.

Joshua D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Outdoor experiences tick all the boxes for me. Exercise, cultural exposure, education and fresh air.
The experience of learning about Milan like a local roaming the streets was a pleasure and our guide gave us fabulous insights.

John S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Our guide was professional and really knew his history. It was fun riding the back streets and alleys of Milan and we also got to see wonderful things off the beaten tourist paths. I would highly recommend this bike tour.

Lindy H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Hi, we thoroughly enjoyed our bike tour of Milan. The city by night was amazing. Our guide was very informative. We got to know a lot of history in a short space of time. We only had a small group which made the ride better. Would highly recommend this bike tour.

Niloufar K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

The guide was fantastic and very knowledgable. The bike ride of the town was very enjoyable and fun. The guide covered the major attractions and some of the hidden places of Milan. It was a great bicycle tour.

amberland

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Such a great guide and and very relax tour.

Jshi United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great way to explore Milan in a short period of time. Tour guide knew Milan city well and due to Milan fashion week we had extra sightseeing on the way. Highly recommended.

Paul G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

especially thankful to our guide who waited for us.. lucky that we were only participants this morning and had the guide all to ourselves.. great way to view Milan.

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