Top things to experience in Milan
This Capital of Italy’s Lombardy region, Milan is home to more than 5 million residents. While Florence may be known as the cradle of the Renaissance world, the elegant and sophisticated Milan seems to have jumped right into the 21st century and is home to multiple buildings and works of art that reflect everything from 20th century art to art deco. Visit the city’s Design Museum to shows the best works from the 1930s and onwards. Milan’s history, however, is deeply rooted in multiple civilizations, all of which have left a mark on its development.
Dinner &Cooking Class
Immerse yourself in Italian cuisine with this Milan market tour and cooking class. Start by following a chef-guide through a typical street market to learn about choosing the freshest fruits, vegetables and fish. Enjoy samples of cheese, ham and salami, and purchase ingredients for your cooking class. Then head to the chef’s home, where you’ll receive a welcome drink and begin your lesson in how to make an Italian meal. End the experience by eating a special desert.
‘The Last Supper’
Hit Milan's greatest sights as well as some of its hidden gems in this entertaining and informative 2-hour guided walking tour. Get skip-the-line access to Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, 'The Last Supper.' Then step inside the 16th-century Church of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore to marvel at the amazing artworks on the walls and ceiling. Visit the Church of Santa Maria presso San Satiro and see the controversial 'L.O.V.E.' sculpture.
La Scala Theatre and Museum
Whether you love opera or you hardly know it, this tour of legendary La Scala Theater and adjoining museum is a unique and fun way to get an inside look at one of the most famous opera houses in the world. With an expert guide by your side, tour La Scala Museum to see intricate outfits, musical instruments and various stage props. Then stroll through the foyer of the theater, taking in the beautifully designed 18th-century auditorium.
Milan Street Art
Learn about the thriving street art scene in Milan from an art historian guide during this walking tour. Explore Milan’s alternative side in the neighborhood of Isola and hear stories about the techniques and styles of street art while seeing it up close. Led by a private guide, this tour can be customized according to your interests.
Food and Fashion
Combine two of Milan’s most famous pastimes on a 3-hour food and fashion tour of the city. Alongside your guide, you’ll explore Quadrilatero della Moda, one of the best shopping districts in the world. Made up of four streets (Via Montenapoleone, Via della Spiga, Corso Venezia and Via Alessandro Manzoni), this is where you’ll find the top designers and the world’s most expensive retail space per square foot. Learn about the history of Italy’s fashion scene and sample local delicacies such as pizza, gelato, and ‘panzerotti’ (savory pastry).