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Vintage Fiat 500 Tour in Milan
"During the 30-minute tour ""Fast Tour"" you will see the heart of the city the Sforza Castle the Montenapoleone Luxury District the Brera Art District the Scala Opera House Modern Art Gallery Modern Art Pavillion
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Milan City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
"Step aboard the Milan city hop-on hop-off bus tour at any of the stops along the three available bus routes. With more than 30 stops to choose from you can easily find a stop that’s convenient for you.Find a seat on the open-air double decker bus and look out at the sights of Milan. Stay on Line A (red line) for its total 90-minute route and pass by the 14th-century Castello Sforzesco (Sforza Ca the world-renowned La Scala opera house and Piazza Duomo the square where Milan Cathedral (Duomo) stands.Line B (blue line) boasts highlights including the historic Porta Venezia city gate Il Cenacolo Vinciano and Palazzo Lombardia home to Milan’s modern skyscrapers. Jump aboard line C (green line) to see the Monumental Cemetery or San Siro football stadium. Then disembark at San Babila to browse the luxury stores on Milan’s fashionable Via Montenapoleone.Pick out the places that you want to see most and create your own perfect sightseeing experience. Want a closer look at one of Milan’s landmarks? Go ahead a
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Villa Necchi Campiglio Small-Group Tour
"Villa Necchi Campiglio is a magnificent treasure of art and architecture in the centre of Milan.The Villa was built by Piero Portaluppi between 1932 and 1935 for the family of Angelo Campiglio his wife Gigina Necchi and his sister-in-law Nedda.The world of the Necchi Campiglio family was that of bourgeoise Lombard industrialists comfortably well-off but also hard-working and up-to-date whose wealth was based on the invention of the well-known Necchi sewing machine. Portaluppi was succeeded by Tomaso Buzzi who after the second world war imbued the rooms with a more classic
From EUR10.00

Most Viewed Local Customs in Milan

Local Customs

Torino's Bull at the Gallery (to be squeezed)

This bull is depicted in the coat of arms of Torino. You see that there is a hole on its genitals and may wonder why. Well, a tradition says that if you put your right heel on this hole and turn on...
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Dining and Drinking

The custom of aperitivi is helpful when you're on a budget. Many of the bars in Milan, for the price of a drink, will give you food to go along with it. You can easily make it into a light...
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Fashion

Here ... city of fashion. You will not see anyone wearing a simple shirt or dress when they out to town. Most of ppls here, are beautiful with their dress. Not only for woemn, also applicable for a...
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Courtesy

I've noticed that Italians don't buy into the whole stand-in-line concept. At a ticket counter, it's just a crowd of people and eventually you get to the front. It's the same at a buffet. You just...
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Sports

I suppose old Cliffie has to be fair and mention that Milan has another football team that at times has been the best in Europe. In the late 1960s AC Milan won two European trophies with a team...
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Work addicted ??

Yes, the Milanese rae certainly very industrious. In fact, they are the European version of the Japanese i.e. they are so hardworking! Most of them tend to work continous hours from 9.00 a.m. to as...
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Ciao: when to use it!

English is hardly spoken in Milano. Oh dear, huh?. ;-) Nevertheless, don't let this deter you from visiting this great city. You can pick up some Italian before your trip to Italy. Memorize common...
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The Duomo

The Milanesi (if you haven't already discovered it yourself) are really a very nice bunch of people with exquisite taste in dressing and business sense. They are also very cultured, with a great sense...
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Navigli

By night many persons go to Navigli, where there are hundrends of restaurants, pubs, disco-pubs... A common meeting point is Porta Genova station (it's a train station), then if you are by car a...
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Multicultural place

Milano is cosmopolitan place, open for many different cultures, religions and traditions. Most Italians welcomes foreigners and is tolerant towards their lifestyle. Racism is almost non-existent...
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Graphiti

Dopo un percorso di "mille" kilometri, a 38 gradi, ero stuffo di tutto. Non avevo piu voglia di caminare ne cercare i luoghi asegnati nel mio itinerario. Mentre passavo Via Carducci, come un robote,...
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The Italian Version Of A "Chuck Wagon".

I noticed a couple of these around the city centre and couldn't help but be impressed by the functionality of the design. These are basically mobile "sandwich bars" - "Paninoteca" which as well as...
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A Functional Oddbod - Palazza della Ragione

I came across this building whilst randomly wandering in the area around the Duomo and was struck by how out-of-place it was amidst its Gothic and Neo-Classical neighbours. So a little research had to...
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A Well Spent Two Euros!

As with any city centre you'll find a variety of buskers around who have varying degrees of proficiencly. This guy tho' was excellent and as you can see well set up in a little piazza at the end of...
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Top Hotels in Milan

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Piazza Della Republica 17, Milan, Lombardy, 20124, Italy
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Via Spadari, 11, Milan, Lombardy, 20123, Italy
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Via Tommaso Grossi 1, Milan, Lombardy, 20121, Italy
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29 Via Manzoni, Milan, Lombardy, 20121, Italy
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Via Napo Torriani, 18, Milan, Lombardy, 20124, Italy
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Viale Certosa, 68, , Milan, Lombardy 20155
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Top Things to Do in Milan

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Duomo - Cathedral

I made an effort, and was able to get to the city centre where I made a visit to the Duomo. It was a reasonably warm day and waiting for a ticket was not an unpleasant experience. Security seems to...
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

This arcade links Duomo Square with the La Scala Opera House. It was designed by architect Giuseppe Mengoni, and named after King Victor Emmanuel II. The Galleria was inaugurated on September 15,...
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Theater alla Scala

Perhaps the most venerated temple to opera in the world is the Teatro alla Scala but its outside appearance seems to belie its internal beauty. Designed by architect Giuseppe Piermarini, La Scala...
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Castello Sforzesco

Castello Sforzesco is a large brick castle that has undergone many constructions and rebuildings over the last 700 plus years. Originally developed as a fortress to defend the city in the late 1300's...
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Pinacoteca di Brera

Pinacoteca di Brera Gallery starts its history in 1776 when in palazzo belonged to Jesuits disbanded three years earlier was organized first permanent collection of fine arts. It took place when Milan...
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Cenacolo - Last Supper

Viewable only in small groups it is ESSENTIAL to book up in advance here : - http://www.vivaticket.it/index.php?nvpg[member]&change_language=1 Da Vinci's Cenacolo is on eof the highlights not of...
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"MILAN - As I've always wanted to visit"
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"Home sweet home!"
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"La Dolce Vita In Milano ;-)"
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"Milan - surprising and fascinating"
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