• Jacqlyne Mba-Jonas

Milan Itinerary - Tours and Activities

Updated: Feb 23

The global capital of fashion and design, high-end stores and restaurants, and centuries of art, culture, and architecture, Milan is a metropolis in Italy's northern Lombardy region. Below is my extensive list of things to do while in Milan.


Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.


Prices listed are when booking for a single adult and are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.

Highlights of Milan Private Tour

This Walking Tour will show you the historical center of Milan, with 7-8 amazing stops, from the main tourist attractions to secret treasures hidden in the intricate maze of narrow lanes. Starting from some hidden beauties, far from the tourist crowd, unfold the different phases of the history of the city, as well as many funny facts about it. A fascinating walk through the heart of the city, discovering medieval churches, Roman ruins, small squares and even the Sixtine Chapel of Milan. Move not only in space, but also in time during our walk; from before Christ to contemporary art installations.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Everyday at 3pm

Price

$23 per person

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Treasures of Milan: Fashion & Design Private Tour

Learn about the world’s premier fashion capital on this private tour through Milan’s fashion district. Explore the Navigli district and explore its canals and discover a few hidden, fashion gems like local artisan boutiques as well as big-name designer stores while learning about the fashion industry from your informative guide.


Duration

2.5 hours

Availability

Tuesday - Saturday every half hour from 10am - 4pm

Price

$73 per person

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Milan Cathedral and Rooftop Ticket

Access all areas of the Milan Duomo, including its terraces, cathedral, museum and archaeological area. Marvel at the stained glass windows and visit the Church of St. Gottardo in Corte.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Everyday every half hour from 1:30pm - 5pm

Price

Starting from $19 per person

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La Scala Theatre and Museum

Discover the Teatro Grande alla Scala, which is one most important focal points of both Italian and European culture. Built in 1778, the theater has hosted some of the greatest operatic artists, and many of the finest singers from around the world. Enjoy views of the famous stage from the third-level boxes. Explore the theater's Museum, which features a large collection of paintings, sketches, statues, original costumes, and other things related to opera. See musical instruments and other curios that tell the story of the theater.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Everyday at 10am

Price

$14 per person

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La Scala Theatre and Museum Guided Experience - $54 per person


The Last Supper Tour - Leonardo Da Vinci

Follow in the footsteps of Leonardo da Vinci and marvel at his masterpiece mural of The Last Supper in the Dominican convent church of Santa Maria delle Grazie. Discover other fine features of the UNESCO World Heritage church, where highlights include an apse attributed to Donato Bramante and frescoes by Gaudenzio Ferrari in the Chapel of the Holy Crown. Hear about the 15th-century dukes of Milan during the Renaissance before ending back on Piazza Santa Maria delle Grazie.


Duration

1.5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 3:15pm

Price

$43 per person

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Sforza Castle and Museums

Visit one of the most important landmarks in the city and experience the history of medieval Milan. Take a 2-hour tour of the Sforza Castle and Museums to learn about the history of the fortress, the Dukedom of Milan, and more.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Everyday at 10:30am

Price

$45 per person

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Florence Day Trip From Milan

Drop into Florence for a day on this action-packed day trip to Florence from Milan. Hop on a high-speed train in Milan and enjoy the amazing Italian countryside on your way to the capital of Tuscany. Enjoy a hop-on hop-off bus tour, a great primer for getting to know the city. And then hit the must-sees of this Renaissance city. Visit the Duomo, Florence's grand cathedral and spend some time lingering in well-known Gothic churches such as Santo Maria Novella. If selected, get skip-the-line admission to the amazing Uffizi Gallery. Also, upgrade to get more comfort with business-class seats on the train.


Duration

12 hours

Availability

Everyday at 7am

Price

Starting from $163 per person

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Lake Como, Bellagio & Lugano from Milan

See the best of Switzerland and Italy on a day trip to Lugano and Lake Como from Milan. Led by a local guide, cruise Lake Como on a sightseeing boat while you keep your eyes peeled for celebrity villas. Then, make a stop in Bellagio, known as the 'pearl of Lake Como.' Continue into Switzerland, where you enjoy some free time to soak up the sights in Lugano. Check out the lakeside views or shop for Swiss chocolate before heading back to Milan.


Duration

10.5 hours

Availability

Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8:30am

Price

$126 per person

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Milan Football Tour With San Siro Stadium And Casa Milan

A must-do tour for all football (soccer) fans! Prepare yourself for a trip through football history and visit the legendary San Siro stadium and Casa Milan. This half-day tour includes transport by open-top City Sightseeing bus, so you can spend as long as you like at each site. Discover San Siro, home to two Italian football giants, AC Milan and Inter Milan. Then head to AC Milan’s stylish new headquarters at Casa Milan.


Duration

3.5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 10:35am

Price

$69 per person

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Casa Milan Admission Ticket - $17 per person

Milan Luxury Spa Evening with Aperitivo

Soothe your body and soul with an evening at the spa in Milan, followed by an Italian-style ‘aperitivo.’ Check into QC Termemilano to soak in one of the warm-water pools, detox in one of the saunas, or book an essential-oils massage. When you’re completely relaxed, enjoy an aperitivo—a drink and buffet of light snacks—just like the Italians do. Rejuvenated and re-energized, you are ready to enjoy a night on the town in Milan.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Everyday at 6pm

Price

$53 per person


Art Class: Oil painting, Water color Or Acrylic painting

You will learn to paint with colors and tools like brushes, spatula, canvas, cotton paper with acrylic, watercolor and oil. Choose a theme and develop your artist experience creating your artistic project. Choose between oil painting, water color and acrylic painting.


Duration

2.5 hours

Availability

Everyday from 10am - 8pm

Price

Starting from $92 per person


Milan Food Walking Tour of Brera

Indulge in tasty Italian delights on this tour of the Brera neighborhood, one of Milan's hippest neighborhoods. With your foodie guide by your side, traverse the intimate streets of Brera, stopping at various spots to sample Parma ham, Milanese meatballs, artisan beer, and other local delicacies.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Friday, Saturday and Monday at 10am

Price

$88 per person

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Milan Wine Tasting Experience

Indulge in fine Italian wines on this wine tasting experience in a unique and traditional wine bar in the heart of Milan. Attended by a sommelier, you will sample red and white wines while tasting luscious regional delicacies from Lombardy.



Duration

1 hour

Availability

Everyday 10am

Price

$55 per person

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