- La Scala
- Last Supper
Floating Piers by Christo at Lake Iseo and Franciacorta Outlet Day Trip from Milan
Duration: 12 hours
Enjoy one of the world events of 2016! From June 18 to July 3, 2016, Italy’s Lake Iseo will the set of a fantastical outdoor installation. The bus will drop you off just in front of the Pier in Sulzano from where you will be able to walk for nearly two miles on water, atop 200,000 floatable cubes covered in glittering, dahlia-yellow fabric fashioned from tightly woven nylon designed by the world famous artist Christo. As the artist said: you “will feel the movement of the water under foot, it will be very sexy, a bit like walking on a water bed.”
Milan Highlights and Things to do
Operas and Ballets at La Scala 2016 /2017
- Tourist packages with ticket and hotel are available for the La Scala season 2016 with the operas of Giuseppe Verdi: Giovanna d'Arco, Rigoletto, The two Foscari, Simon Boccanegra, and the opera La cena delle beffe, La Fanciulla del West, L’enfant et les sortilèges and L’heure espagnole, Der Rosenkavalier, Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno, Die Zauberflöte, The Turn of the Screw, L’incoronazione di Poppea, Die Hochzeit des Figaro, Porgy and Bess.
- Simon Boccanegra on 5th and 8th July with Placido Domingo. Opera packages are still available.
- New Year's Eve 2016 in Milan - Packages with the ballet Coppelia at the La Scala
- New packages Formula One to the Grand Prix of Italy in September now available: Basic Package and Ferrari Gift Package!
The Most Beautiful Attractions
- Cathedral Santa Maria Nascente"
In white marble rises the majestic building over the cathedral square. In 108 meters height the golden Madonnina flickers in the sun. The symbol of Milan is visible from afar.
Uniquely are the roof terraces of marble, on which you can walk and has a superior panoramic view over Milan until the Swiss Alps.
Opera House La Scala
- Opera Temple "Teatro alla Scala"
An opera at La Scala is the dream of many opera lovers. The opera season at the La Scala opens every year on the 7th December, the holiday of the patron of Sant'Ambrogio. Enjoy a opera or ballet with the best soloists in the world.
Opera House La Scala
Leonardo da Vinci - The Last Supper
- The Last Supper, Leonardo da Vinci
At the "Last Supper" Jesus announces that he will be betrayed by one of his disciples. The most famous version of the Last Supper ha been created Leonardo da Vinci in the refectory of the Dominican convent of the Santa Maria delle Grazie church. Five years Leonardo worked on his expressive masterpiece. With unusual technique he created atmospheric effects in an impressive atmosphere. 1075 visitors daily visit the masterpiece that is always fully booked.
The Last Supper
Gallery Vittorio Emanuele II.
- Gallery Vittorio Emanuele II.
The Gallery Vittorio Emanuele II has been built in 1877 as a covered connection between Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Scala. It is the salon of Milan with luxury shops and restaurants.
The central cross with beautiful floor mosaics became the "living room of Milan". In the center of the gallery is the octagonal room "Ottagono". Surrounded by coffee bars it is a meeting place and a venue for small artistic performances.
Gallery Vittorio Emanuele II.
Town Castle Castello Sforzesco
- Castello Sforzesco
In the 14th Century the mighty defense castle was built by Galeazzo II Visconti. Leonardo da Vinci worked for the Duke Ludovico il Moro and was responsible for the cultural life and the arts at the court. Today museums are housed in the Castello Sforzesco. Among the masterpieces are the Rondanini Pietà by Michelangelo and the Sala delle Asse by Leonardo da Vinci.
AC Milan and Inter at theSan Siro Stadium
- Football Stadium San Siro Milan
The traditional temple of football, the San Siro Stadium, the two internationally successful football teams Inter Milan and AC Milan play in a spectacular atmosphere for the championship of the Premier League Italy's Serie A and Champions League.
Schedules, tickets and packages for football AC Milan and Inter, Museum and Stadium Tour
Stadium San Siro
Things to do in Milan
- Discover Milan - Itineraries and Tours for Newcomers
Itineraries and Day Trips
Discover Milan - Itineraries and Tours for Newcomers amd Insider tips
You will find individual walking tours of Milano with the main attractions. Discover the ancient Milan of the Roman period, the most beautiful churches, the fashion district, the culinary highlights and the districts where something is going on at night.
Discover Milan - Itineraries for private tours without a guide
Guided Tours in Milan
Discover Milan's must-see attractions with a guided group tour. Enjoy a pleasant walking or bus tour including the guaranteed visit of Leonardo da Vinci’s famous painting 'The Last Supper', the impressive Duomo and tour the breathtaking Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. And the La Scala Opera House.
Guided Tours in Milan
Day Trips to most beautiful Landscapes and World Heritages
- Explore scenic Italian Lakes: Lake Como, Lake Garda and Maggiore Lake.
- Admire the scenic Cinque Terre at the breathtaking Liguria Coast or the Italian Riviera with Genoa and Portofino.
- Visit beautiful towns of Verona, Venice or Bergamo.
- Explore mountains by rail tour from Milan aboard the Bernina Express to St. Moritz in the Swiss Alps or a Dolomites Day Trip to Renon Plateau and Bolzano.
Day Trips from Milan
Shopping in Milan - Explore the Fashion Paradies
- Shopping in Milan
Italian fashion and the names of their designers are known far beyond the country's borders. Milan is a paradise for a shopping holiday.
The most expensive shopping streets can be found in the fashion district around Via Montenapoleone. Who wants to see VIP's and Models up close, visit the designer boutiques and designer bars.
Find tips about shopping streets for young fashion, affordable shopping on weekly and antique markets and we invented tours to the hidden designer outlet stores for you.
Shopping in Milan
Opening Hours and Holidays
Milan for Trade Fair Visitors - Fiera Milano
- Exhibition Center Fiera Milano
The new exhibition center on the outskirts of Milan "Fiera Milano Rho" has direct access to the motorway and is easily accessible by metro red line.
Both Venues (Fiera Milano and Fiera Milano City) are in operation. The fairground is one of the largest worldwide with over 2 million square feet of exhibition space.
The exhibition calendar shows you on which venue the trades take place.
Calendar of Trade Fairs
Milan by Night, Restaurants and Insider Tips
Artists' studios, original shops, traditional pubs, flea markets, and summer concerts make the area the Naviglio Grande and Corso di Porta Ticinese with the Colonne di San Lorenzo a unique venue and popular meeting place.
Locations and nightly pleasure in Milan
Rustic pizzerias and small trattorias offer typical dishes of Milan and Mediterranean cuisine.
Restaurants in Milan
How to get to Milan: Airport Shuttles and Public Transportation in Milan
Information for arrival by plane, the airports of Malpensa, Linate and Bergamo Orio al Serio. Shuttle service to the city center.
Tips for Travel, Shuttle, Underground, Strikes
Formula1 at Monza - Grand Prix of Italy
Monza is located a few kilometers north of Milano. Every year in September, the Formula1 Grand Prix of Italy takes place in the Parco of Monza. The circuit can be visited all year.
Monza F1 circuit and Events
Milan Travel Guide - Things to do, Shopping and Insider Tips
The Milan Travel Guide presents the most beautiful attractions in Milan, current events, venues and disco bars, events at the Opera House "Teatro Alla Scala" and the Giuseppe Meazza San Siro Stadium, suggestions for stroll and shopping tips, gift ideas, short trips, as well as insider tips.
Hotels and Accomodation in Milan
Milan offers a large selection of hotels in all price categories, from luxury to budget hotels, apartments and bed and breakfast sorted by districts. Because of the numerous fairs (Fiera Milano), accommodation is early fully booked. Choose your hotel based on the reviews of our guests and check real time availability.
Accomodation in Milan