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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
From EUR60.00
 
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
 
Milan Fashion District Tour
"Explore Milan’s Quadrilatero della Moda the city’s glitzy fashion district on a 2-hour walking tour.Often called Milan’s fashion quadrangle the glamorous neighborhood is home to a litany of the world’s leading fashion designers who have spread their shops over famous streets like Via Montenapoleone.Stroll down pedestrianized Via della Spiga seeing well-heeled locals shopping for Italian designers like Bulgari Sergio Rossi and Dolce & Gabbana
From EUR175.00

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Central Station

Just outside the station there are large numbers of migrants, they gather during the day and as dusk falls the place can be feel very threatening. Lots of them sleep across the road from the station...
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Pick Pockets

I was a Victim at Milan Centrale Metro Station. I was just coming to the end of the escalator down to the platform for the train to the Duomo but 2 men ran down behind me, one dropped his phone and...
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Traffic

as others have said, traffic is crazy. they do NOT stop at crossings, they ignore red lights. they drive around other cars that are waiting and don't get me started on the motor bikes I've only been...
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Night Time Robbery

Be very very careful late at night in milan. I came out of a club (Club Haus Milano - via Vatellina) late at night and on my own and a huge guy literally ran up to me snatched my phone out of my...
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Safety

My visit to Milano was short and nice Absolutely nothing bad happened to any of my friends or me BUT I've seen people being beaten up and/or robbed literally in the middle of the street. So enjoy your...
MariaA56
Feb 05, 2016

Learn the Italian for "Tap Water Please"!!

After a morning's wandering around the central touristy bit I fancied putting my feet up for a bit and just watching the world go by. This little cafe, whose name may, or may not, be Caffe Portioli,...
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johngayton
Jul 19, 2015
 
 
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A Rip-off Restaurant!!

This tip also appears under "Restaurants" but 'll repeat it here just in case someone is checking out just the "Warning or Danger" tips - After a long day's travelling (about 26 hours all told) I'd...
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johngayton
Jul 17, 2015

Bracelet Street Vendors

Though Milan has a lovely atmosphere, the pushy street "vendors" can ruin a bit. They are around the main hotspots, especially il Duomo and the street just after it (heading north). There are a few...
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theenglishway
Apr 12, 2014

Problem Areas

I was a little wary of Milan, but after a day or two about the city I quickly became very relaxed, as if I'd lived there all my life. There are a few areas you need to show caution, but for the most...
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antistar
Nov 20, 2013

Touts, hawkers and others... Not really dangerous!

First of all, I need to say that this is a warning, but not really a danger. I never really felt threatened in Milan, and I think that the touts and other people like that are not worse there than...
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ettiewyn
Aug 20, 2012

Beware of the hot climate during summer

We visited Milan in August 2012 during a heatwave, and the heat was absolutely terrible. I don't know the temperatures and I think they were not even that high compared to what I had experienced in...
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ettiewyn
Aug 18, 2012

Cover your shoulders when visiting a church!

As far as I know this is a custom throughout the whole country of Italy, and I am sure most VTers know about this, but I still wanted to write a tip here because it was new to me before I read about...
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ettiewyn
Aug 18, 2012

Central Station, Milan

I've been through Milan Central Station four times over the past two summers and have spent a night in a hotel only a few hundred metres away. I have felt safe in the station and in the neighbourhoods...
CanuckPaesano
Jun 13, 2012

Rip off prices

This bar/restaurant across from the central station was a major rip off. 30 euros for a small pizza for two and two small beers!! They done us and were rubbing it in our faces as well - wankers. Were...
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celtic67ie
Dec 03, 2011

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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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Castello Sforzesco

I liked Milan Cathedral, but when I abandoned my attempt to go on the roof due to the queue, I re-entered the Duomo Square still holding the money for going on the roof, not very visibly, in my hand....
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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

This building is set on a beautiful square, but is possibly the least attractive building on the square. The square also houses a museum and has a statue of Leonardo Da Vinci. The La Scala was built...
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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...
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Pinacoteca di Brera

Bernardino Luini (1480/82-1532) was the North Italian painter from the circle of Leonardo Da Vinci. His canvases are in many famous museums of the world. His wonderful frescoes you can see in the...
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Diana75

"MILAN - As I've always wanted to visit"
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draguza

"Home sweet home!"
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Krystynn

"La Dolce Vita In Milano ;-)"
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Henrik_rrb

"Milan"
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ettiewyn

"Milan - surprising and fascinating"
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