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Milan City Breaks

Exuding Italian style, Milan is everything you imagine; cosmopolitan, glamorous and chic. The fashion capital of Italy, this modern city is also home to the world's largest Gothic Cathedral, the magnificent San Siro football stadium and the best known of all the great opera houses, La Scala.

Insider Tip

For a special occasion take the opportunity to see an opera at the world-famous La Scala Opera House. There is a magical atmosphere which will make for an enchanting evening an is perfect for a celebration.

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Must See

 

must see in milan

Il Duomo The world's largest Gothic Cathedral is a must-see and is located right in the heart of the city. See the underground chamber or visit on a sunny day for the best view of the large interior lit by colourful rays from the windows. 

Galleria Vittorio Emmanuele The ornate ad elegant glass-domed shopping arcade known as Milan's 'living room'.

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Must Do

must do in milan

If you have a head for heights, take the lift to the roof of the Duomo to see the gothic carvings and the fabulous views across Milan.

Visit the Pinacoteca di Brera museum in the cultural Brera district, home to some of the finest Italian Renaissance paintings.

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Food & Drink

food and drink in milan

Typical Milanese dishes are risotto all Milanese, rice simmered in a saffron-flavoured stock, and the traditionally heavier dishes such as polenta and salamis are all considered as specialities of this city.

The Emporio Caffe Armani in Piazza Duomo is ideal for a light lunch or frothy cappuccino in stylish surroundings. For an authentic Milanese experience, the quirky Ristorante Bagutta restaurant is considered an historical landmark, and the melt-in-your-mouth spinach gnocchi with gorgonzola are popular with locals and visitors alike.

 

 


Shopping

shopping in milan

The heart of Italian fashion and the city in which all the latest trends and designs are decided, a visit to Milan is not complete without a touch of shopping! Home to fashion greats like Armani and Versace the streets of Milan are sure to delight fashionistas with their range of stores and arcades.



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Excursions

excursions in milan

Gran Tour of Milano

Guided coach and walking tour of some of Milan's most famous attractions including a visit of the Duomo, La Scala, the Gallery Vittorio Emmanuele and Da Vinci's Last Supper..

Departs: daily except Mondays. Duration: half day.
Adults from £57.

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