Framura, on the Ligurian coast, sitting on the Levante Bay neighboring Cinque Terra, is a three-hour drive from Milan and the perfect place for fresh air, fresh fish and the fresh waters of the Mediterranean. Escaping the city Well, we’re… Continue Reading
Get to Know Milan in 30 seconds Milan is a large city but the architectural jewels are in the center of town and if you are short on time, you can see Milan in a day. Milan is a very ‘walkable’… Continue Reading
4 March 2017 Carnival in Milan 2017 This year Carnevale di Milano will be celebrated 4 March 2017 Carnival in Milan follows the Ambrosian rite and is celebrated one week after Carnival in Venice (Feb 25, 2017 -festivities beginning as early… Continue Reading
14 Feb 2017 Romantic restaurants, enchanting city scenery and charming hotels will make Milan your perfect Valentine getaway. Milan has a particular romance to it. It’s not seen or dipicted as a romantic city in films or art, but it… Continue Reading
Travel Guide to Milan – what you must see on your visit to Milan. Shopping, Duomo cathedral, Sforza Castle, Last Supper by Da Vinci, Royal Palace, Central Station, and more… If you are visiting Milan, you probably already have a… Continue Reading
Walking out of Central Station Milan from under the domineering gallery of this overwhelming building, a large spacious plaza opens to the boulevard heading into the center of town. In the plaza in front of Central Station Milan, there is… Continue Reading
Non ci sono problemi – No problem! With my right foot still on the pavement, the estate agent’s car was already pulling away. My reaction was fast: I pulled both legs inside and slammed the car door, averting an accident.… Continue Reading
A nice day in Piazza Duomo, full of tourists, life and culture. Clear skies over Piazza Duomo, a perfect day to visit the rooftop terrace or do walking tour. Don’t forget the Duomo museum as well. The Duomo is the… Continue Reading
Driving in Italy may seem daunting to many, but I can assure you it’s not that bad! People do drive fast, but they also respect the rules, except when it comes to parking. With no doubt, Italians are “creative parkers”.… Continue Reading
You’ve only got one day to visit Milan – here is a guide on how to best spend your time. You can follow this D.I.Y. tour, or book a 3 hour tour with a guide. Morning Start the day at Bar Magenta… Continue Reading
2016-2017 – Ski Season – If you are a winter sports enthusiast, Milan is a very strategic location for weekend getaways for skiing and snowboarding in Italy. Milan is located at the base of the Alps. You can even see… Continue Reading
Fill your day with art, and see Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” in Milan with a skip-the-line ticket. The biblical scene painting has become one of the world’s most famous pieces of art. So skip past the long lines of people waiting to see it, and head straight inside for an up-close look at the masterpiece itself. From a knowledgeable guide, learn about Leonardo and the Renaissance, and take in the splendor of its setting, a Dominican convent near the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Church of Santa Maria dell Grazie.
Passionate about Italian design? Combine traditional with modern design influences as you seek inspiration from museums, galleries, hotels and monuments showcasing the best of Italian design on this private guided tour. Visti Milan’s showrooms, concept stores, workshops and ateliers. for a real sense of modern Italian design and style.
Enjoy the best Milanese cultural experience that offers a truly great combination of Renaissance art, appetizers and wine. This early evening tour led by a licenced guide specialized in art history and the best wine bars follows in the footsteps of Leonardo da Vinci. Discover the history of the city’s canals known to locals as the Navigli, now the city’s top entertainment district. Chill out in true Milanese style over an aperitivo and glass of wine in one of the district’s most characteristic spots and watch the people go by as things stirs to life.
Italy is not only a country famous for its history but it’s also a country full of many naturalistic beauties. If you love enjoy the nature and photograph landscapes this tour is the right choice!
5 Days and 4 Nights experience visiting Milan, Lake Como and Venice. Itinerary by train with transfers and excursions.
Experience a different cooking lesson in a typical Italian home in Milan and learn Italian cooking, dine and socialize. Classes are held in English by Aurora, the house owner and a certified cook.
Take a guided bike ride through Milan and see the city’s most popular sites as well as areas that are not on regular tour routes.
Ride away from the noisy and busy city centre, visit an aristocratic residential area and a modern city quarter, stop at a typical bar for coffee, home-made ice cream or a Milanese cocktail.
Enjoy a full day trip to the beautiful Valtellina valley, pass along the lake Como and the marvellous paths of Valtellina.
Once in Varenna, meet your guide and explore this fantastic city before to get on board of a private car and start your trip to Valtellina.
Stop for lunch in a typical restaurant and enjoy a wine tasting in the afternoon.
Stop here and there to explore the tiny Valtellina’s historic villages and then head back to Varenna, where you can board your train back to Milan.
Optional trip extension : overnight stay in hotel, in the middle of vineyards. Following day, head to the famous resort of Bormio! Later in the afternoon you will head back to Varenna.
Discover the rich Renaissance beauty of Mantua (Mantova), a UNESCO World Heritage site located beside three lakes. On this full-day guided tour, take a train ride from Milan to this delightful city in northern Italy that locals call ‘Sleeping Beauty,’ then cruise down the Mincio river to enjoy the fairytale skyline of turrets and cupolas, and sweeping views of green landscapes. Wander through Mantua’s cobbled squares and visit the fabulous Palazzo Ducale, former home of the Gonzaga family, the largest residence in Italy after the Vatican.