tickitaly.com offer an ever-increasing range of Milan guided tours, and on this page we attempt to summarise them for you. From gallery tours, walking tours, art tours, and tours with lunch included, to cooking courses, tours by bike or Segway, all the way up to customised tours to suit your interests, we hope to cover most everything that could possibly enhance a visit to the unforgettable city of Milan.
Again, everything listed below is a Milan guided tour, in one form or another - if you're after straightforward ticket booking for Da Vinci's Last Supper or Da Vinci "Codice Atlantico" exhibition, then, please use the links to the left.
If you're looking for excursions from Milan (outings and day trips to places nearby) then we have those also - click here for details.
Simply select the ideal date for your visit by clicking on the calendar to the left.
Once you've selected a date on the calendar we'll show you the tour options that are available, one or more of which may be of interest to you.
Milan Food Tour
This three hour English-language guided tour offers a chance to sample some traditional Italian delicacies while exploring the historical Brera district in the company of an experienced guide.
The tour makes six stops to sample classic Italian and Milanese delicacies, such as Cannoli cream pastries, Melanzane alla Parmigiana, dry cured Culatello Ham, Mondeghili meatballs, pizza and of course gelato. You'll have a chance to sample artisanal Italian beer and a spritzed sample of aged grappa. Please note the menu may change according to seasonal availability of ingredients.
As well as a detailed and interesting explanation of the various foods and their sources, your experienced guide will give you a colourful history of this historical neighbourhood, including the ancient canals or Navigli and the futuristic Porta Nuova - constructed especially for the International Expo in 2015.
The tour runs from Mondays to Saturdays throughout the year (apart from August), starting at 10 AM and lasting about 3 hours.
Milan Skyline Tour
Explore the futuristic architecture of Milan's Porta Nuova on a bus tour with an expert guide, taking a 'panoramic' aperitivo or coffee at the Skyline restaurant, and finishing with a walking tour of Corso Como shopping arcade.
A chance to see the best of Milan's redeveloped, lively Porta Nuova and Corso Como - an area of development leading the world in eco-sustainability, and a hub of design and fashion which incorporates itself remarkably into the historical and cultural aspects of the city. As well as a bus tour, you'll be walking through the Corso Como, with a stop at a concept store.
The tour is conducted in English, and runs on Monday afternoons until 31st March 2014 lasting about two and a half hours.
Milan Fashion Tour
A guided tour of Milan's 'Quadrilatero della Moda', one of the world's most prestigious shopping districts. Your expert guide is a mine of interesting facts and unusual details about the many fashion houses and boutiques that are concentrated in this zone.
The tour is in English and runs on Friday mornings(Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Firday from 1st April to 31st October), lasting two and a half hours. You'll set off from Via Manzoni and visit Via della Spiga, Via Santo Spirito, Via Gesù, Via Sant’Andrea, Via Bagutta, Corso Venezia, Piazza San Babila, Via Montenapoleone, Via Manzoni, Piazza della Scala finishing at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.
Brera art district
A stroll through the narrow cobbled streets of the Brera art district, visiting the church of San Marco and the Accademia di Belle Arti.
This atmospheric walking tour will take you through the historical Brera district with its wealth of artists' workshops, a visit to San Marco and a guided tour of the 14th century Pinacoteca - one of Italy's foremost art galleries, hosting numerous masterpieces by Raphael, Caravaggio, Piero della Francesca, Titian and Rembrandt (to name but a few).
The tour is conducted in English and runs on Sunday mornings throughout the year.
Milan bike tour
An unmissable, fun way to discover Milan by bike, with an experienced guide giving you a tour of the historical centre's key attractions.
This expertly guided tour gives a unique perspective of the city, exploring the historical centre with the Castello Sforzesco and its park, the art district of Brera, La Scala Opera House, the Duomo and the Golden Quadrilateral fashion district.
The tour is conducted in English and runs on Fridays, lasting from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM - please note that participants must be at least 12 years old.
The tour is available only from 1st April to 31st October.
Museo del Novecento - Museum of the Twentieth Century
A guided tour of the Museo del Novecento - a celebration of the pinnacles of Twentieth Century Italian art, from Futurism to the Metaphysical, Arte Povera, and the groups of Milan, Rome and Turin.
This English-language tour runs on Saturdays throughout the year and takes place in the striking Palazzo del'Arengario in Piazza del Duomo. Your expert guide will take you from Pelizza da Volpedo's Quarto Stato through to exhibitions by De Chirico, Fontana and Morandi. As well as Italian masterpieces, the gallery boasts works by Klee, Mondrian, Matisse and Picasso.
The tour starts at 10:30 AM and lasts two hours.
San Siro Stadium Tour
A guided tour of the San Siro Stadium - Italy's largest stadium and home to Inter and Milan.
San Siro Stadium (Stadio Meazza) is a temple of football - the biggest stadum in Italy with 80,000 seats. This tour, conducted in English, will visit the stands, the locker rooms, the benches (or bleachers) and the pitch. The stadium is home to both A.C. Milan and F.C Internazionale Milano, and the tour includes free time to visit to the 'Inter and Milan' museum which houses an impressive display of trophies, players' shirts and other memorabilia. There will also be time to pick up a souvenir in the stadium shop.
This tour operates on Mondays throughout the year, and on Thursdays between April and November 2013, starting at 10.30 in the morning and returning to the pickup point at 1 PM.
Milan Monumental Cemetery guided tour
A guided tour of Milan's 'Cimitero Monumentale', opened in 1866 and notable for its architecture and funerary sculptures.
This afternoon tour covers the highlights of this famous cemetery, and is conducted in English by an informative and interesting guide. The tour includes a visit to the neo-mediaeval Famedio and the Civico Mausoleo Palanti, as well as the artistic tombs, temples and monuments of notable artists, composers, industrialists and politicians.
The tour runs on Sunday afternoons throughout the year, starting at 2 PM until March and 2.30 PM from April. The return to the pickup point is at 4:30 PM.
The "New Milan" tour
Discover the soul of contemporary Milan on this two and a half hour guided tour of the modern city centre.
Starting at the Palazzo Lombardia you'll visit the Regional Government Headquarters. Proceeding to Piazza Gae Aulenti in the Porta Nuova District, you'll enjoy breathtaking views of famous skyscrapers such as the Pelli Tower and the 'Bosco Verticale' or vertical forest! You'll then walk along Corso Como to the Eataly delicatessen, renowned for its selection of top end Italian gourmet products.
The tour runs on Saturday afternoons and includes all taxes and the services of your English speaking guide.
Please note that this tour is available for a minimum of 2 people.
Milan in one day Tour
A carefully planned day tour seeing the highlights of Milan in the company of an experienced guide and covering various attractions including the Cathedral, the Sforza Castle and of course Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper. The tour runs on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and is divided into morning and afternoon sessions.
This tour includes skip-the-queue tickets for the Last Supper, the Gothic Cathedral and the churches of San Maurizio and San Satiro as well as public transport where necessary. The tour also takes in the imposing Sforza Castle and the exterior of the renowned La Scala Opera House as well as Cattelan's provocative L.O.V.E ("The Finger"). You'll visit the more modern side of this fashion capital, with a leisurely walking tour along the elegant Via Montenapoleone and Via della Spiga and the cafès and boutiques of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele.
You'll receive audio headsets so that you can hear your fluent English-speaking guide as you visit the attractions of the city, and groups are kept small so that you'll have more opportunity to interact.
The tour runs between April and the end of the year, and is split into morning (9:30 to 12:30) and afternoon (2 to 5:30 PM) sessions with an hour and a half of free time for lunch (not included). The itinerary will vary depending on entrance times for the Last Supper, as well as religious services and local events.
Please note that since the tour includes a visit to the Cathedral there is a strict dress code - Please do not wear shorts, sleeveless tee-shirts or other inappropriate clothing or you may not be allowed to enter the Cathedral.
Navigli walking tour
Explore the picturesque canals of Milan's Navigli district in the company of an experienced guide on this two-hour afternoon walking tour.
Your guide will explain the history and traditions of this fascinating area as you stroll along the canal sides. Points of interest include Piazza Sant'Eustorgio, Darsena, Ponte del Trionfo, Naviglio Pavese, via Magolfa, Ponte dello Scodellino, Naviglio Grande and Vicolo Lavandai.
The tour runs on Fridays from May to September and lasts 2 hours, leaving you to explore the area (famed for its night life) on your own at the end.
Milan, 'Fashion & Cocktails' tour
Enjoy a small (maximum 15 people) group tour in around the designer district of Milan; yes, you'll get an insiders view of this most exclusive destination but, uniquely, it'll be backed up by the history of 'what came before'. The tour ends with a signature cocktail in a rarefied atmosphere! Tour runs every Thursday and starts at 4.20 PM.
Immerse yourselves in the glamour of Europe's fashion capital with this journey through glamour and elegance, backed up with historical detail and insight. The tour begins with a brief visit to Palazzo Morando in the very heart of Milan's designer district. Bequeathed to the city council in 1945, it is know home to the civic costume and portrait museum. The property has been maintained in the style of an 18th century aristocratic dwelling and, amongst other things, is home to a fine collection of paintings of Milan through the ages.
It's then on to the designer-heaven of Milan's select shopping thoroughfares, with some surprising tales of what this area was before it become the most sought-after shop window for the world's leading ateliers. A tour that is definitely much more than 'just' fashion, it ends in style with a signature cocktail in the rarefied atmosphere of one of the city's most exclusive locations.
The tour is only for those aged over 18 and, cocktail time aside, lasts around 2 hours 30 minutes. Total distance covered is around 2 kilometres.
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