Begin your day in Piazza Luigi Cadorna, where you’ll join up with your guide and small group. Come prepared with comfortable walking shoes and clothing that covers the shoulders and knees, as a dress code is enforced at many of the churches.
Take off into the city, learning about the famous Duomo di Milano as you go. The Gothic cathedral is the largest church in the country and the fifth largest in the world, taking nearly six centuries to complete. Crowds collect early at this showstopper, but you’ll bypass the lines entirely with your direct-access ticket.
Afterward, pay homage to one of the world's largest shopping malls as you pass the 19th-century Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Then skip the line inside the Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore before heading toward other top attractions, including Arco della Pace, Sempione Park and the 15th-century Castello Sforzesco. See artwork from the controversial Maurizio Cattelan and Bramante’s optical illusion inside the Church of Santa Maria presso San Satiro.
After pausing to purchase lunch, head to the UNESCO-listed Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, home to da Vinci's The Last Supper (if option selected). Bypass the crowds with your skip-the-line ticket, get an up-close look at the iconic mural, and learn about its restoration.
Alternatively, head to Leonardo da Vinci's Vineyard (if option selected). After remaining abandoned for many years, this historical treasure was recently restored to exactly as it was during Leonardo’s time. Learn how the vineyard's roots were saved and hidden under the land after the fires of World War II.
Afterward, stroll along Via Montenapoleone in the city's fashion district. After a full day of exploration, your tour will conclude back at your original departure point.
Leonardo's Vineyard is available daily, while The Last Supper option is available only Tuesday to Sunday. On Sundays, the visit to the Duomo can be replaced with the visit to Piazza Gae Aulenti