Milan is a famous city in the north of Italy. It is known for style and fashion, the main rival to Paris on the catwalk. A great destination for city-lovers, with shopping and a great night life. There are plenty of sights to visit too. Milan has the fifth largest cathedral in the world, but it has the largest amount of statues of any building in the world and it took 6 centuries to complete.
But there is the most famous art work in Milan, The Last Supper. Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece decorates the wall of the Cenacolo Vinciano next to Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie. We do have tours, but please note that tickets sell out very quickly, so to avoid disappointment please contact us at least 2 months in advance and to be flexible with dates.
Milan is world famous in fashion and shopping is one of the main attractions. A city lovers place, there are many attractions and experience in this exceptional city.
Food is an important part of life in Milan, with historical cafes that have entertained Verdi and other eminent composers. Milan is often considered a place that is full of workaholics that are too busy for eating, enjoying only a quick panini and Aperitivo. But don’t be fooled, Milan restaurants a cultural mix and local ingredients.
Milan has one of the most iconic designs for a Cathedral, with the marble façade and 135 spires and 3200 statues. Around the Cathedral are the Palazzos and the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, a famous place for shopping and eating.
The Last Supper is the most famous image and it is in Milan. The mural decorated the wall of the Cenacolo Vinciano, the adjourning refectory of Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie. To visit, there are timed tickets and they sell out quickly, if you are visiting Milan it is best to look at the tickets and reserve them straightaway if this is one of your main reasons to visit.
La Scala is the legendary opera house of Milan. It played host to most of Italy’s greatest operas and singers. The theatre is regarded as one of the opera and ballet theatres in the world.
Castello Sforzesco was originally a fortress with the defences designed by Leonardo Da Vinci. The castle is now a museum with different interesting collections of antiquity and art, with works by famous artists.
Tours are a great way to experience this wonderful city, discovering the amazing atmosphere of the unique and interesting city.
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