Six Experiences That Show the Majesty of Milan

Piazza del Carmine, Brera, Milan. Now you can enjoy a foodie walking tour around this part of the city
Piazza del Carmine, Brera, Milan. Now you can enjoy a foodie walking tour around this part of the city | | © Zoonar GmbH / Alamy Stock Photo
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With so many big-hitting sights, it can be hard to get a fresh look at Milan. Carefully curated by Culture Trip, these handpicked tours and experiences will take you away from the crowds and show the city in a whole different light.

Milan stands apart from the rest of Italy: a city of futuristic glass as much as historic stone, at times it can feel a world away from the ancient cities to the south. There’s something about the Milanese way that’s more chic, more slick, more likely to send you home wanting to buy yourself a Nespresso machine. We’ve put together a list of particularly Milanese experiences that will give you a sense of what makes this magnificent city so different and so special.


Get ready, you’re about to discover a Leonardo never seen before.Most of the inventions attributed to Leonardo are not his original works. What, then, is the secret that made him one of the greatest geniuses in history?With the journey to the Leonardo museum in the Vittorio Emanuele Gallery we will unveil the hidden wonders of his manuscripts.You never stop to learn from a personality as Leonardo da Vinci. I offer you an excellent opportunity to discover the mysteries of our Florentine genius.My name is Natalia. I am a graphic designer and an art expert who graduated from Brera Academy of Fine Arts.


Breathe in the magical atmosphere of Milan by night and discover the city from an unusual perspective.Enjoy this 2-hour walking experience with our tour guide and you will not be disappointed. Hear many stories of Milan, the noble families and the phantoms that walk around the city in the night.From Sforza Castle courtyards to La Scala Opera House, passing by the impressive Vittorio Emanuele Gallery, and arriving in Duomo Square, in front of its extraordinary cathedral.Every secret of the city comes to life. Prepare yourself for an exciting journey discovering Milan by night!


The first and only tour in Milan that has access to the ateliers of the Milanese Fashion District! Enjoy an exclusive 1-hour walking tour that will show you what Made in Italy really is.You will have chance to visit a selection of the best ateliers and fashion stores. A special guide will show you these temples of fashion. Our tour guides have worked for years for the most famous Italian fashion brands, and for this reason they will guide you through the best boutiques only.We work with a huge number of fashion stores and ateliers. If you want a longer Fashion Tour, write to us!

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