A fully organized ENTIRE DAY IN MILAN! The greatest way to enjoy the best of the city, with the company and the help of an expert local Guide. The Guide will tell you everything you need to know about the most famous monuments you will admire: facts and figures, but also entertaining stories and secrets; and will stroll with you through fancy streets and their elegant buildings. And, last but not least, you have the warranty to enjoy the worldwide well known “Cenacolo Vinciano” (The Last Supper), painted by Leonardo da Vinci.
|Duomo Cathedral (inside) and its Square|
|Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery, the “living room” of Milan (inside)|
|La Scala Theatre (outside) and its Square|
|Mercanti Square, the medieval city heart|
|Sforza Castle (outside and inner yards)|
|Sempione Park (the Castle’s garden) and Arco della Pace (The Peace Arch – from outside)|
|Da Vinci’s Last Supper and Santa Maria delle Grazie Church (UNESCO site) (inside)|
|Church of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, the “Sistine Chapel of Milan” (inside)|
|Church of Santa Maria presso San Satiro, and its incredible and unique optical illusion created by Bramante (inside)|
|The “Finger” by Maurizio Cattelan (one of the most successful Italian contemporary artists)|
|The fashion district.|
Our legally licensed English speaking
Tour Guide will take you on a journey through the history, from the imposing
Sforza Castle, home of intrigues and backstabbing, and the medieval heart of
the city (Mercanti Square), to the Gothic period (Duomo cathedral) from a surprising
optical illusions created by a Renaissance genius, Donato Bramante (church of
Santa Maria presso San Satiro) and majestic churches of the XVI century (church
of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore), till the provocative contemporary art,
standing in front of “the Finger”, the sculpture of M. Cattelan (one of the
most successful Italian contemporary artists).
But Milan is also a fashion capital, so you will be taken to a leisurely walking tour along posh Montenapoleone Street and Via della Spiga (The “Quadrilatero della moda” – the Quadrilater of fashion), and their boutiques.
You will cross the majestic glass-roofed Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery, also known as the “living room” of Milan, to arrive in front of the renowned La Scala Opera Theatre and dream of operas and ballets.
Last but not least, thanks to this tour you won’t miss the chance to admire the worldwide famous Leonardo da Vinci’s magnificent masterpiece “Cenacolo Vinciano” (The Last Supper), a mix of art, history and mystery that only the greatest Genius of the Renaissance could has given to us.
Free time, for lunch and rest, will be given during the Tour (60/90 minutes).
|Legally licensed English speaking Tour Guide|
|Smaller groups: interact with your own Guide|
|No queues: skip-the-line and access guaranteed Last Supper Tickets|
|No queues: skip-the-line at the Duomo Cathedral, at the church of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore and at the church of Santa Maria presso San Satiro|
|Personal audio headsets provided|
|What to do in Milan: tips and suggestions for your stay in the city|
bad surprises: the price is “all inclusive”.
Dress code: shoulders and knees have
to be covered to enter inside the churches. During hot days wear a hat to
protect yourself from the sun.
Be prepared for a great walk: wear comfortable shoes, preferably with rubber sole.
Food & Drinks are not included.
NB.The itinerary could differ according to the daily opening hours of Churches and religious services, or due to public maintenance works, or also during extraordinary local events (such as Expo2015 ).
Please note: on Sundays, the visit to Milan Duomo will be replaced with a visit to Piazza Gae Aulenti.