Sightseeing

Discover the top tours in Milan.

Tips from the top of Milan

A truly special tour of Milan, far removed from the hustle and bustle of city life. A trip in discovery of the city’s loftiest...
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Welcome to Brera

Brera is synonymous with the artistic heart of the city. In fact, as you stroll along the streets of this ancient district, you cannot...
Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper

Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper

Last updated 13 September 2020 The convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie hosts one of the most famous attractions in the world: Leonardo da Vinci’s...

48 Hours in Milan

So much to see, so little time... Discover the many treasures Milan has to offer with this sample 2-day itinerary. With its rich history and...
Photo of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II - Inside

Visiting Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

Situated in the centre of Milan, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is an extraordinary feat of architecture, an emblem of Milanese identity featuring a...
Foro Romano

A Journey Through Roman Milan

There are still a few archaeological remains of Roman Milan, many of which have come to light in recent years. There are also fragments...

Pusterla di Sant'Ambrogio

Near the Basilica of Saint Ambrose is situated one of the old entrances to the city, the Pusterla di Sant'Ambrogio. This postern was originally...

Piazza Mercanti

Piazza Mercanti is a charming small square situated in the vicinity of Piazza Duomo. Overlooking the square are a group of buildings serving as...
The Pirelli Skyscraper

Palazzo Pirelli

Standing 127.10 meters tall, the Palazzo Pirelli “skyscraper” was designed by architect Gio Ponti and inaugurated in 1960. Additionally, until just a few years...

Palazzo Marino – Milan's Town Hall

Situated in front of Milan’s famed Teatro alla Scala, Palazzo Marino takes its name from Tommaso Marino, a Genoese banker who commissioned architect Galeazzo...
Palazzo of the Lombardy region

Palazzo Lombardia, Great for Panoramic Shots

Palazzo Lombardia is a single complex of public buildings, including a skyscraper standing at a height of 161.3 meters hosting the new offices of...

Conca di Viarenna – Viarenna Lock

The so-called "Conca di Viarenna" is what remains today of one of the 5 canal locks used to navigate through Milan from the Darsena...

San Lorenzo Columns

Lying just beyond Porta Ticinese, this is the best-known Roman ruin in Milan featuring 16 marble columns located in front of the Basilica of...
Photo of Santa Maria delle Grazie

Santa Maria delle Grazie

The Santa Maria delle Grazie was built between 1466 and 1490 to a design by architect Guiniforte Solari. The design of the church's apse...