Travel to Milan, Italy

A sprawling metropolis of under-stated charm

Beneath the framework of Milan is a passionate and ballsy city. See how the people of this modern city show their class on the catwalk and on the streets. Feast your eyes on the marbled facades of the Milan Cathedral and see the wonders of Da Vinci’s ‘Last Supper’. 

Leading Italy since the Renaissance, this city continues to push boundaries in all fashions of industry.

Suggested stay
3 nights

Best things to do in Milan, Italy


Duomo Cathedral in Milan, Italy
Milan Duomo Tour
Enjoy skip-the-line access to the Milan Duomo, the city’s cathedral, with this guided tour. Go underground to explore the crypt to see the tomb of a 16th-century saint, and admire the spacious interior of the largest cathedral in Italy.

Book, from € 31

Opera House in Milan, Italy
Sightseeing tour
Check out Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘The Last Supper’ and La Scala opera house with a local guide, and learn the history behind each of the sights. After spending time with the masterpiece, explore La Scala and the glamorous shopping arcade of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele.

Book, from € 75

Segway tour in Milan, Italy
Milan Segway Tour
Cruise through the streets of Milan on this three-hour guided Segway tour of one of Italy’s most popular cities. Once you’ve mastered the self-balancing, two-wheeled machine, take off and explore the landmarks of this fashion and commerce capital.


Book, from € 68

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Recommended hotels in Milan, Italy


We have carefully selected the following list of hotels, based on ratings, customer reviews, location and price. Choose from three classes:
1. Economy – good quality at a reasonably low price. 2. Comfort – a little extra luxury for a good price. 3. Premium – the finest features for a luxurious stay.

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Hotel Teco
The Hotel Teco was renovated in 2012, incorporating into the hotel the lastest technology. The hotel is located in the commercial heart of Milan, among the hustle and bustle of shops, restaurants and nightlife. Milan’s Cathedral, along with its other attractions is just a few minutes walk from the hotel.

Distance from City Center: 2.2 km

Hotel Canada
The Hotel Canada is just minutes walking distance from Crocetta metro Station. It offers rooms with modern decor and an LCD TV. Surrounded by good access to public transportation by metro and tram, the Canada Hotel is a walkable distance from La Scala Theater and a few minutes walk to the city center.

Within the City Center

Milan Suite Hotel
Milan Suite Hotel is a sign of elegance and sophistication. The hotel focuses on every detail of its property, welcoming guests into an intimate and familiar atmosphere. Well located next to the main exhibition center of Milan, the hotel can be easily reached by car on the main highway, this providing easy access to and from the airport and attractions throughout the city. Public transportation is also available within steps out of the hotel and takes only a few minutes to the city center. The hotel provides rooms, furnished with the traditional Asian style with colors of earth and natural fabric.

Distance from City Center: 5.3 km

 

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Glam Milano
With an ideal location right in front of Milano Central Train and Metro Station, Glam hotel offers elegant and sophisticated rooms.With an ideal location right in front of Milano Central Train and Metro Station, Glam Milano offers modern rooms with air conditioning and free WiFi. Guests will find a restaurant and a bar on site where guests can relax after a long day sightseeing through Milan.

Within the City Center.

Bianca Maria Palace Hotel
Located just outside of the historic district of Milan, the hotel is situated in the heart of P. Vittoria district next to art galleries, Piccolo Teatro and L’Ultima Cena. The Duomo Sqaure is within a short walk or to guests who prefer public transport, a tram stop is located close to the hotel. This hotel is ideal for travelers who enjoy being in the city but just slightly out of the commotion, and those who are interested in food, shopping and sightseeing.

Within the City Center.

Windsor Hotel Milan
Windsor Hotel is located in the Center of Milan and offers an unique combination of tradition, design and innovation. The hotel is close to the main tourist attractions and shopping streets and it is easily reachable from any area of the city. Hotel Windsor is the ideal destination to discover the trendiest venues and the most prestigious spots in Milan. All rooms are designed for the most sophisticated and elegant guests.

Within the City Center.

 

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Hotel Principe Di Savoia
The Hotel Principe de Savoia provides the true Milanese experience with elegance and tradition. The hotel showcases a combination of Old World Luxury and the lateset technoloy. The hotel offers elegant furnished rooms featuring all the luxurious amenities. The hotel is located just steps away from Milan’s Republica Metro and as a free service from the hotel, they provide free limousine service to the city center.

Within the City Center.

Excelsior Hotel Gallia – Luxury collection hotel
The Excelsior hotel Gallia is a hotel that represents the essence of Milan’s sophistication, giving a doorway to Milan’s fashion, design, and cuisine. The hotel has been recently renovated by renowned Milanese designer Marco Piva who has created an extraordinary architecture of jewel of Belle Epoque grandeur. The hotel offers rooms of refine elegance and 51 themed suites that all come with butler service.

Within the City Center.

Palazzo Parigi Hotel & Grand spa Milano
Located in the heart of the fashion district, this luxurious hotel rises the concept of hospitality itself and is just a few steps away from the fashion district, Brera and Teatro alla Scala. Palazzo Parigi captures you with its majestic spaces providing it with surrounding light, precious works of art and antiques, marbles and rich woodwork, the century old garden, its cosy rooms and suites with private terrace.

Within the City Center.

 

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More info about Milan, Italy


Malpensa Airport is the biggest airport in Milan area, situated 50 km away from Milan.

How to get from Malpensa to the City Centre and back?

By bus/ private shuttle:
Malpensa Shuttle Bus: It will take you directly from Milano Malpensa Airport to Piazza Luigi di Savoia, located in the centre and next to the main station: Milano Centrale and vice versa.
When: It runs every 20 minutes.
Journey Time: 50 minutes Price: €10 -16 For more information, see here.

By taxi:
Price single ride (from Milano Malpensa to the city centre and vice versa): €90. Journey Time: 50 minutes, outside peak traffic hours.

icon train orangeAt the train station

Milano Centrale is the main train station in Milan.
Services: Left Luggage, Banks and Exchanges, Car Rental, Post Office and more.
For more information, visit their website.

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By Metro: This is the most convenient way of transportation.
Tickets are sold at the metro stations:
Single ticket: €1.50, valid for: one metro ride or up to 90’ minutes travel on buses and trams.
10-ride pass: €13.80
Unlimited one-/two-day tickets for bus, tram and metro for €4.50/8.25.
Don’t forget to validate your ticket at the trams and buses!

By bike: BikeMi is a public bicycle system with stops all around the city.
For more information, see here.

Best time to go
Between March and October

Language spoken
Italian

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Milan Free Internet Area: Free Internet Connection in many areas of the city

Make sure you take the right adapter for your devices. Voltage: 220-240V/50Hz