Spend some great days in Milan the capital of fashion and the most important city of Northern Italy. Days of shopping, relax and culture in a city that can offer a lot activities. We'll show you the beauty of a city that perfectly combines ancient and modern with its old monuments and its new skyscrapers. Shopping will be the star of these days since Milan hosts the best Italian and international brands. You will visit the majestic gothic cathedral, admire wonderful works of Leonardo da Vinci and shop in one exclusive boutique. Relax will be important too and you will spend an afternoon taking care of yourself in a nice beauty center.
Once in Milan our staff will drive you to the hotel , soon after this the tour of the city will start.
We will admire the wonderful Gothic art of the Duomo, built in marble and decorated by thousands of statues with the famous golden Madonnina at the top. She's the symbol of the city, 4 meters high made of gilder copper and placed in 1774 at the top of the cathedral (more than 100 meters high) as protection for the people of the city.
We will see her from the terraces of the Duomo then we will have lunch in a nice restaurant in the city center.
The Vittorio Emanuele Gallery is one of the landmarks of Milan and deserves a special visit; it connects the Duomo and La Scala Theatre and it's the most important pedestrian area of the city. In the middle of the gallery there is a large dome of iron and glass inspired by the stations of Paris. We can see mosaics of four continents and, on the floor, the crest of the Savoia family. Turning on yourself on the balls of the bull is a popular milanese tradition and brings good luck.
Inside the gallery we can find elegant stores of the most important Italian fashion brands, restaurants and bookshops. As soon as you walk ouf the of the Galleria, opposite side of the Duomo you will find Piazza la Scala and the world famous Opera Theatre. We will visit La Scala Museum with old musical instruments, costumes, music sheets, pottery and other memorabilia.
After a long day around the city we will relax in the hotel with a good dinner.
Have a walk around Milan by night or just a relaxing sleep
We will have breakfast in the hotel then we'll visit the church Santa Maria delle Grazie and the Last Supper painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
The Santa Maria delle Grazie church was built in 1463 and it's now part of the UNESCO World Heritage list. In the refectory we will see the world's most famous mural, The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci. It was painted using an innovative method, but it deteriorated during times and it took twenty years of restoration to have the mural back to its former splendor.
We will go to the Sforza Castle for lunch and visit
Visit to the Sforza Castle, an hystorical symbol of Milan.
Sforza Castle was built and destroyed many times during the past centuries and now it is an important cultural and artistic center. It is home to many museums, art galleries and hosts 230 prestigious works of art from the XIII to the XVIII century
We will visit Brera, one of the most prestigious areas of the city where you can find the famous Brera Art Gallery and the Brera Academy.
Brera is a very important area of the city, it's the artists' district with the Brera Art Gallery, the Brera Academy and the Piccolo Theatre. The area is full of pretty bars and restaurants.
Breakfast in the hotel and shopping in the world famous fashion streets of Milan
If you visit Milan you have to spend an afternoon shopping. We will walk on the "fashion quadrilateral" with its four streets: via Montenapoleone, via Manzoni, via della Spiga and Corso Venezia. In this area you can find the most important Italian fashion brands as long as elegant jewelry stores and showrooms of the most famous fashion designers.
Lunch break in the fashion streets.
Relax in an important beauty center of the city .
We want to make these days in Milan unforgettable so, after culture and shopping, we will take care of yourselves in a wonderful beauty center.
Visit to Naviglio Grande, the oldest canal of Milan.
This canal was built in 1177, now it is 50 km long and 12-20 meters large. It is a navigable canal that originates from the river Ticino. You can enjoy a drink or aperitif in of the many bars on the Naviglio Grande.