She took us at our own pace which is exactly what we wanted. A great experience.
See Milan's best highlights on this 3-hour guided walking tour of the historic center. Get to know the beautiful La Scala Opera House inside and out, marveling at the treasures it holds within. Admire the Milan Cathedral, Sforzesco Castle, Via Dante, and one of the world's oldest shopping malls.
Watch centuries flash before your eyes as you immerse yourself in historic Milan. This 3-hour excursion will be guided by a knowledgeable professional and will take you to the city's best attractions, including the Milan Duomo, Sforzesco Castle, and Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Receive an exclusive in-depth look at the magnificent La Scala Opera House, which aside from its ornate achitecture and decor boasts an interesting museum inside.
Begin at the Milan Cathedral, staring in awe at its imposing exterior. Also known as the Milan Duomo, it is the 5th largest church in the world and took an astounding 6 centuries to complete. Listen as your expert guide recounts the history and importance of this Gothic gargantuan. Continue on to Via Dante, on your way to Sforzesco Castle. This elegant street named after the famous Florentine poet is known for its fine palaces and theaters interspersed among shops, restaurants, cafes, and bars. Once at Sforzesco Castle, pause to admire this grand sight. Listen as your guide explains how and why the church was built and takes you on a historic journey through its various reconstructions.
Aside from its riverting exterior, this castle now houses some of the city's finest museums and art collections, including museums of ancient art, musical instruments, antique furniture and wooden sculptures. It holds fine relics from ancient Egypt and the long-lost prehistoric eras as well as creations of Renaissance geniuses Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. Next, make your way to Galleria Vittorio Manuele II, one of the world's oldest shopping malls. While it is lined with modern stores in line with Milan's celebrated status as a world capital of fashion, it is an incredible unique to juxtapose these stores with its 19th-century exterior.
Finally, enter La Scala, a world-renowned Milanese Opera House which has received the finest shows and performers for over 200 years. Follow your guide inside this grandiose structure to peruse the Theater Museum inside. Opened in 1913, this museum is the perfect place to learn about the history of this opera house and of opera in general, as it is a huge part of the Italian arts. Admire paintaing, statues, costumes, and other pieces of history preserved in these halls.
Book now for a fabulous walking tour through historic Milan and its best attractions.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest you wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.