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.
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.
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'.Read more
Leonardo Da Vinci's Last Supper One of the most famous paintings in the world is housed in the Dominican convent of Santa Maria Delle Grazie.
Museum of historic art, Sforza Castle See Michaelangelo's last work, the unfinished Pieta Rondanina, and marvel at the museum's larges collection of paintings.
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.Read more
Milan is a young and cosmopolitan city with a vibrant nightlife. Head to the Navigli district where many bars and restaurants serve aperative (a buffet of antipasti, free with drinks) in the early evening.
Food & Drink
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.
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.
For the designer boutiques that the city is best-known, make your way to Via Monte Napoleone and Via Della Spiga, where you will find all the famous names from Gucci and Prada to Valentino and Versace. For the more price conscious head to the wide shopping street, Corso Buenos Aires, where you are sure to find plenty to please at all budgets. There are also many designer outlets in the vicinity of Milan which offer some serious retail therapy opportunities.
Around the Naviglio Grand, to the south of the city, antiques fairs are popular at the weekends, and there is a street market on the Viale Papiniano on Saturday.
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.
Lake Como & Bellagio Tour
Experience the beauty of Lake Como from the water with this tour. Includes a visit of Como Town and boat trip on the lake, viewing the magnificent villas, with their beautiful gardens and rare plants.
Departs: Wednesday and Saturday. Duration: full day.
Adults from £76.
Designer Outlet Serravalle
Located outside Milan, the Serravile outlet is a unique shopping village which boasts 180 stores including top Italian and international brands and bargain prices all year round.
Departs: daily. Duration: full day tour
Adults from £19.
Milan San Siro Stadium Tour
See the real 'temple' of football, the iconic stadium which is home to two of Italy's footballing giants; AC Milan and Internazional Milan..
Departs: Thursdays. Duration: half day tour
Adults from £27.
Bernina Train & St Moritz
A spectacular journey on a panoramic train tour from Tirano to St. Moritz. The train spirals up the viaduct at Brusio, over the Bernina Pass and into Switzerland, to the exclusive resort of St. Moritz.
Departs: Thursday. Duration: full day tour
Adults from £115.