Gain a fresh perspective and unique insights to some of Milan's 'Must-See' sites on this private tour
Explore Italy’s most stylish city with a private licensed tour guide to bring the history of the city to life.
Milan is a contrast of astounding history and up-to-the-minute fashion. This tour focuses on the duality of Italy’s most international city.
Nothing encapsulates Milan’s dichotomy more than the fashion district, where the biggest names in world fashion can be found in one historic and stylish strip visited on this private tour.
We’ll visit the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Within are some of the city’s most historic bars, the favorite hang-outs of Europe’s literary and artistic greats. Guests will discover the strange tradition of one decorative element of the Galleria – Milan’s favorite good luck charm.
The first glimpse of Milan’s Duomo (Cathedral) is truly breath-taking. Gazing upon it with an expert guide to recount fascinating stories about its fabulous history renders this a truly unforgettable experience. Guests will also be shown the nearby La Scala Opera House, one of Europe’s most famed theaters where some of the world’s greatest artists have performed.
This private Milan tour also includes Sforza Castle, a historic fortress built in the 1450s and today one of the city’s most important art museums.
Milan’s history dates back to a Celtic settlement in approximately 400 BC.
Capital of the Lombardy region, Milan is today Italy’s richest city and a true global city. Boasting around 1.3 million inhabitants, its population is second only to Rome.
Heavy bombing during WWII led to a post-war construction boom, giving the city the modern look it has today, complete with skyscrapers and other architectural elements that provide unique contrast with the historical sites that have rendered it a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Thanks to its strategic location, Milan has been a strong trade city since at least the Middle Ages and remains an important transport hub for Europe and the world.
WHAT YOU ARE GOING TO EXPERIENCE
- A professional tour guide will meet guests at their accommodation or prearranged central location to commence a private Milan city tour.
- See the must-see sights of Milan’s in just 3 hours.
- Visit the breath-taking Duomo – Milan’s iconic cathedral.
- Optional Upgrade: Extend this Milan private tour to 4 hours to add in the Cathedral terraces for exceptional views in this exclusive location.
So that this tour may be tailored to individual preferences, all entry costs are additional, to be paid by guests directly on the day. This ensures our guests may experience the best of the city exactly as they wish. If entering all sites, expect to pay approximately 35 Euro per person. Photo ID showing date of birth may also be required to enter certain locations.