Get a taste of Milan and experience the city's unique culture, cuisine, and history with an expert local guide. Marvel at the must-see historical attractions in this home of cutting-edge chefs and sommeliers. Savor legendary Milanese dishes and sample authentic pizza, local wine, and more!
Taste the flavors of Milan, both literally and figuratively! Prepare your taste buds to savor the flavors of this progressive city, home to cutting-edge chefs and passionate sommeliers, including Gualtiero Marchesi and Alberto Piras. Gain valuable insights into the culture, cuisine, and history of this fascinating and timeless city. Follow your local, food-loving guide through the bustling streets, stopping to sample some of the finest local food and drinks.
Discover the best of Milan
Your expert, professional guide will mix history, food, culture, and fun on this 3-hour walking excursion (2 hours with the guide and then appetizer) through historic Milan. Prepare your palate and meet your guide in the city's center at Lanza Underground Station. Learn the timeworn traditions and unique culture surrounding food and signature cuisine in Italy. Pass by decadent palaces while sampling delectable snacks, including authentic Italian pizza, local wine, and more.
Learn the traditions of Italian cuisine
While traversing Milan, view the city's iconic historic landmarks. including the Milan Cathedral, marveling at its commanding structure and imposing exterior. The Duomo, as it is known, is the 5th largest church in the world and took an astounding 6 centuries to complete. Stroll down Via Dante on your way to Sforza Castle, a grand sight. Listen as your guide explains how and why this marvel was built and takes you on a historic journey through its various reconstructions.
Taste the best of the italian food tradition
Next, make your way to Galleria Vittorio Manuele II, one of the world's oldest shopping malls. Juxtapose its 19th-century exterior with the modern shops inside. Finally, pass La Scala, a world-renowned Milanese Opera House which has received the finest shows and performers for over 200 years. Opened in 1913, the theater museum inside is the perfect place to learn about the history of opera. It's no secret that this fashion-forward city is also pushing boundaries in the culinary world. Milan has a well-deserved reputation for world-class restaurants and cafes that are characterized by innovative and creative cuisine. As you traverse the city's historic center, particularly the Brera and Navigli districts, you'll see many of its historic bars and restaurants. One famous Milanese cafe, Caffè Cova, has been around since 1817, proving that in Milan, history and cuisine are inexorably intertwined!
Milan and the surrounding region is famous for a number of foods, including salami, mascarpone and gorgonzola cheeses, and unique dishes like cololetta alla milanese and risotto alla milanese. It's no secret that this city is a paradise for food lovers, and so is this tour!
More food tours in Milan
If you wish to discover more about Milan cuisine traditions, check out our small group cooking class in the center of Milan or the wine tasting in the centre of Milan with a professional sommelier.