Embark on a memorable tour around Milan's most notable highlights and marvel at its hidden architectural gems! This cosy walking tour brings you enlightening insights on Milan's deep history, culture and takes the off-the-beaten-road track to discover the beauty of this robust cosmopolitan.
Discover Milan from a new perspective. With this Small Group Tour, you will admire not only the Sforza Castle, the Brera lush neighborhood and Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery, but also the Terraces of the Duomo Cathedral and the Chapel of Bones.
Your adventure starts at the magnificent Sforza Castle, home to the once powerful ruling family of Milan – The Sforza family, who were also huge art patrons who have funded many art commissions and cemented the strong artistic culture in Milan. Explore their impressive armory followed by their vast collections of famed art pieces, exquisite furniture, and antique musical instruments, and finally, admire Michelangelo’s last great masterpiece, the ‘Rondanini Pietà’. Your expert guide will be shedding insights on the lifestyle of its noble inhabitants and charming stories of their glorious past.
Our all-inclusive entrance ticket also includes an exclusive tour around the castle wall and the famous story of how King Louis XII invaded and conquered Milan, with the famous battleground below converted to today’s vibrant streets.
Next up, sashay through one of the most fashionable district in Milan, the Brera District, which was once the favourite haunt of artists and bohemians. Dazzling with contemporary art galleries and boutiques of top fashion houses, Brera District is bound to enthuse even the most unwavering shopping skeptics. Drop by one of the oldest and stunning shopping malls, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and your guide will highlight some of the best restaurants and bars to check out later in the day.
Slip into one of Milan’s best-hidden and underrated jewels - the San Bernardino alle Ossa or ‘Bone Chapel’. Renowned for its ossuary, which is decorated with numerous human skulls and bones, this striking chapel is located in the core of the city center. Besides the human bones, San Bernardino alle Ossa is also decked with a stunning 17th-century fresco on its ceiling.
The tour comes a spectacular close with a visit to the most anticipated monument, the prominent Milan Duomo (Duomo di Milano). An epitome of gothic architecture, this intricately designed cathedral is nestled in the heart of the ancient Roman city of Mediolanum. Take an awe-inspiring stroll on its special Terraces and admire its many spires and statues. You will be able to walk on all three levels of the roof with our special access tickets and be enlightened by its elaborate construction process.
We suggest our Walking Tour of the Navigli District, or our Guided Tour of the centre of Milan and Last Supper!
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.