Six Classic Milan Experiences, Done Differently

Milan cathedral is at the heart of the Centro Storico. Now you can see the city through the eyes of a local |
Milan cathedral is at the heart of the Centro Storico. Now you can see the city through the eyes of a local | | © Pawel Litwinski / Getty Images
You’re spoilt for choice in terms of what to see and do in Milan – and there are many innovative ways to experience the sights that make the city so unique. Let Culture Trip’s curated list of original tours and experiences take you to the very heart of Italy’s northern powerhouse.

There’s so much to explore in Milan, but even more to discover through a local’s perspective. The Milanese do things a little bit differently: theirs is a world of revving engines, strong espressos, and parties that go on long into the night. They’re bolder and more bombastic than their counterparts in Rome or Florence, and as such, they present all manner of ways for you to explore their city. Here is a selection of six of the most daring and original experiences the city has to offer, so you can learn not just about the sights, but about its character, too.

ToursAfter-Hours Leonardo da Vinci Last Supper Tour and Dinner at Eataly Milan
From €167 per person
3 hours
4.3 (2)
Don’t miss the opportunity to visit Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece “The Last Supper” with an exclusive, extended night opening and to enjoy a taste of the best made in Italy food and wine at Eataly Milan.

Italy is well-known worldwide for its incredibly rich art heritage and for the incomparable quality of its food. This tour combines these two, fundamental parts of the Italian culture and history and offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Combine two amazing experiences: visit Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece “The Last Supper” and enjoy an exclusive dinner at Eataly, where food and wine are always of the finest quality.
ToursBike & Milan Highlights
From €38 per person
3 hours 30 minutes
5 (111)
Get the best out of Milan with a bike ride. Join our guided bike tour, designed to offer you a well-balanced mix of unmissable touristic attractions and a special selection of local secrets and hidden gems. You will experience the cozy and friendly atmosphere of a small group, riding your beautiful and comfy bicycle at a leisurely pace. Join us on the very first day of your visit and you will benefit from a complete overview of the city, historical and contemporary, old and new. This will help you decide which unique and personal stops you’d like to further explore after the bike tour or on your next visit to the city!
ToursVintage Fiat 500 Tour in Milan
From €59 per person
30 to 180 minutes
5 (20)
Experience a 30-minute, one hour or more, tour of the city aboard a vintage Fiat 500, a truly timeless classic. Try this different way of discovering the "City of Fashion" and let your tour leader guide you around the city.

Small groups available!

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ActivitiesPiedmont and Lombardy Hot Air Balloon Flight with Transport from Milan
From €259 per person
3 hours
4.5 (3)
Admire Italy’s stunning Piedmont region from above on an exciting 1-hour hot air balloon flight. Bordering France and Switzerland, Piedmont is a land of mountains, surrounded on three sides by the towering Alps. Float over rolling hillsides and extensive valleys dotted with castles and vineyards, and toast this experience with a glass of sparkling wine or juice after landing. Round-trip transport from Milan to the launch field is included.
ActivitiesThe Art of Making Pizza-Cooking Class in Unique Location with Italian Pizzachef
From €72 per person
2 hours 30 minutes
5 (3)
You will learn the secrets of the true Italian pizza by preparing it with your hands, trained by a professional pizzachef, all the techniques of the perfect dough, the rising and baking times, preparation of toppings and how to insert them into your pizza.
You will eat your pizza with you prefer tastes and also some Gourmet Pizzas prepared by Pizzachef, plus all, inclusive drinks; then you will be able to prepare it at home, with the online support of our chef, from the choice of ingredients to the complete preparation. You will have access to the complete Pizzaskill courses and always up to date, which will be of fundamental help. Possibility of booking a private group. Children up to 4 years will be our guests for FREE, accompanied by a participating adult,so you don't NEED to BOOK for your CHILDREN up to 4 YEARS; FREE wifi access and luggage storage.
ToursBest of Milan Walking Tour with Skip-the-Line to Duomo & ‘Last Supper’
From €81 per person
3 hours
4.8 (10)
Spend a day getting under the skin of Italy’s most fashionable city. Skip-the-Line Access at both Milan Duomo and Da Vinci’s ‘Last Supper’ means less time waiting and more time experiencing the city. See iconic attractions like Galleria Vittorio Emmanuele II and discover quieter spots like the artistic Brera district.