Ancient Roman columns, Basilica of San Lorenzo, Milan
Milan sightseeing in a full day private tour
Milan is know all over the world as a business city and the capital of Italian Fashion, not everybody knows it is a city with an ancient and fascinating history and some of the greatest masterpieces of art. This tour will introduce you to the imposing monuments and to the hidden treasures of Milan
Duration: 7 hrs (including one hour for lunch break)
Type of tour/Transportation: Walking tour (also available by limo upon request)
Cost: € 340 total for your party
Highlights: Sforza Castle, Scala Opera House, Vittorio Emanuele Gallery, Duomo, Brera and Brera National Gallery, masterpieces of Mantegna, Raphael, Piero della Francesca and Caravaggio, Montenapoleone Street where the greatest fashion maisons concentrate their shops and laboratories.
Starting times: You can choose your tour starting time; however we recommend starting at 9 a.m.
Meeting place: Hotel pickup
Sforza Castle, this fortress was built by the lords of Milan as an impregnable fortress and a magnificent residence well worthy of an Italian noble family. Your private guide will introduce you to its incredible history and to the contributions made by Leonardo da Vinci as a military engineer and as one of the greatest artists of every time
Scala Opera House, temple of classic music, stage of the greatest artists of every time: Verdi, Puccini, Toscanini, Nureyev and Pavarotti got here their greatest successes and the harshest critics. The piazza in front of the city is the real cultural centre of the city
Vittorio Emanuele Gallery, a covered arcade built in XIX century. Thanks to his old fashioned cafeterias, luxury shops and prestigious restaurants, it became rapidly one of the favourite gathering places in the city. For this specific reason is now known as “the city's living room”
Duomo, the cathedral of Milan is the the third largest catholic church in the world, a massive tribute to the greatness of medieval Gothic architects. Lets discover together the beauties and the mysteries of this temple. At request is even possible to get to the terraces to have a breathtaking view of the city, in sunny days it is even possible to admire the Alps!
Brera district, one of the few neighbourhood of the city that preserves its ancient charm. In the heart of the district there is the Brera National Gallery, a shrine for some of the greatest masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance. You will be able to admire some of the best works of Mantegna, Raphael, Piero della Francesca and Caravaggio.
A short walk from the Brera National Gallery will lead the Montenapoleone Street, the so called “fashion district”, a charming area of the city where the greatest fashion maisons concentrate their shops and laboratories.
The cost indicated is for a party of max 15 people; €10.00 per each additional person in your party. For larger parties we will send you a quote per person, depending on the total number of participants.