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Milan Visitors Guide

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Best of Milan

3 days in Milan
3 days in Milan

Milan is a sophisticated and cosmopolitan place, one that celebrates its business sense and cultural heritage at the same time. And some of its must-see sites hail from both these traditions.

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Family-friendly Milan

Milan for young kids
Milan for young kids

Despite its grown-up reputation, there's plenty for kids of all ages to love about Milan. Here, some options sure to satisfy the whole family.

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Milan on a budget

Milan on a budget
Milan on a budget

Milan's high style doesn't come cheap. Fortunately, the city offers a wealth of reasonably priced and free choices for value-conscious travellers.

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Insiders' Milan

Milan off the beaten path
Milan off the beaten path

A city focused on looking good and being smart, Milan offers off-the-beaten-path treasures that appeal to both.

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Getaways from Milan

Daytrips from Milan
Daytrips from Milan

Milan is surrounded by a wealth of nearby cities, towns and villages that offer great day-trip options. And they'll take you to the sea, to urban centres, and beyond.

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EveryTrail
Milan Highlights Tour
Milan Highlights Tour

For all Milan’s size, its main sights are in a surprisingly compact area, many of them concentrated in the area north and west of the Duomo, a good place to begin any visit to the city. Within this...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Milan Off the Beaten Path Tour
Milan Off the Beaten Path Tour

Milan’s blockbuster sights, for the most part, lie north and west of the Duomo and its large piazza, so most visitors head in those directions, often missing the less-visited (but no less interesting)...

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Arts and Culture of Milan
Arts and Culture of Milan

Even in Italy’s banking and commerce capital, it’s not all about making money. It’s about spending it, too, and the Milanese are known for their largesse in making their city a center for music, art...

Milan Style and High Fashion Tour
Milan Style and High Fashion Tour

Not just about fashion design but the cheeky Milano style as well, this tour takes you past the most outrageous shop windows you’ll ever see, filled with designs you won’t find anywhere but here and...

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Milan Architecture Tour
Milan Architecture Tour

Northern Italy’s main city and commercial capital has for the past century been an important laboratory for architectural design, with works by some of the greatest names: Gio Ponte, Oscar Niemeyer,...

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A Romantic Itinerary
A Romantic Itinerary

Milan is a metropolis of work, business, advertising, and fashion…
When one thinks of love, the italian cities that come to mind are others: Naples, Florence and Rome…
And yet, for the connoisseurs,...

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Touring historic caffés and pastry shops
Touring historic caffés and pastry shops

In Milan, there are several caffès and pasticcerie with long and colorful histories.
Just choose one, enter, and look around: you will see furniture, paintings and press cuttings that will take you...

A stroll through the green
A stroll through the green

When you’ve had enough of the traffic, the crowds and the chaos, and need some peace and quiet, there is nothing better than an immersion… in green!
Even in frenetic Milan, it is possible to follow a...

Via Torino to the Basilicas
Via Torino to the Basilicas

Begin a journey to discover one of the prettiest neighborhoods of Milan.
Here we point out some of the most important attractions, although there are many, not explicitly mentioned, that you will...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
In the heart of the city
In the heart of the city

Between one train or plane and another, do you have only a couple of hours to spend in Milan? Without a doubt, the Duomo is the monument you have to visit. Not seeing Milan’s Cathedral is akin to not...

The sky over Milan
The sky over Milan

This is an itinerary dedicated to those looking to see Milan from another perspective: with their head in the clouds and their feet not on the ground…
Below you will find some of the highest and most...

Perfect Day

Caio Milano! (Geordievic, 14 Nov 2006)
2.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote

Perfect Weekend

Milano lodi (reddosz, 2 May 2011)
4.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote

Best Of

Three days in Milan (rocknroll52, 1 Jul 2013)
4.5 of 5 stars 4 Votes
Complete Unesco World Heritage Sites (nataliegoes, 26 Mar 2008)
3.5 of 5 stars 13 Votes
Adventures of Life (Lyna A, 14 Aug 2013)
3.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote

Recent Trip

Milan in May (musica, 11 Jun 2007)
4.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote
4 days of culture and food in Milan (seolram, 30 Aug 2011)
4.5 of 5 stars 8 Votes
Solo 'Round Europe on Shoestring (FinallyDidIt, 13 Nov 2006)
3.5 of 5 stars 16 Votes