See a side of Milan that most tourists don't and discover its hidden secrets on this out-of-the-ordinary excursion. This guided walking tour will take you off the beaten path to alluring and lesser-known Milanese landmarks, each with a mysterious or remarkable past and a compelling story to tell.
Now, for something completely different! Become privy to the secrets of Milan on this exclusive, one-of-a-kind group tour to visit the city's best hidden treasures. Head off the beaten tourist path to locations where even some native Milanese have never been.
Milan is a fashion-forward city abound with historical intrigue. While hoardes of tourists visit the amazing Duomo, La Scala, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and Sforza Castle, most people don't dig any deeper into the city or its history. However, there is so much more to this city's fascinating history than can be told by just its most popular sights. That's where this unparalled experience comes in.
Do you get the impression that there's more to Milan than meets the eye? Do you want to leave Milan knowing that you've dug deeper into its little-known historical mysteries? Do you want to go above and beyond the average tourist and become privy to this city's best kept secrets? Perhaps you just want to get away from the tourist crowds and do something refreshingly out of the ordinary? If you can answer a resounding 'yes' to any of these questions, then this is the perfect tour for you.
Follow your knowledgeable, professional guide on a walking tour through some of the city's lesser-known wonders. Without giving too many secrets away up front, what we can tell you is that you'll encounter numerous churches and an old hospital, each with its own captivating story to tell. Visit the curious church of San Bernardino alle Ossa, learn the interesting history of Ca’ Granda hospital, tour the compelling crypt of San Giovanni in Conca, and explore the architectural wonder that is Santa Maria presso San Satiro.
You're sure to come up with questions of your own during the course of this unique excursion, but here are some thought-provoking queries to get you started: Do you know the meaning behind the name "San Bernardino alle Ossa"? What's the story behind the gigantic Ca' Granda in central Milan? What brilliant solution did Renaissance architect Donato Bramante devise to deal with a lack of space in Santa Maria presso San Satiro? What happened to San Giovanni in Conca, the vanished church in Piazza Missori?
Book now and participate in this exceptional tour to find out...
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We recommend comfortable shoes and, for visits to places of worship, appropriate clothing (shoulders and knees must be covered).