You can choose between cultural tours or mix-up tours
(art, culture + shopping, where shopping doesn’t mean that you HAVE to buy,
but that you HAVEN’T to feel guilty if you like having a look…).
If you’re interested in a tour which is not mentioned, let me know :
I’ll prepare a tailor-made tour just for you!
The Highlights : Duomo (Cathedral),
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele ( “the shopping arcade”),
the Scala Operahouse and museum,
Sforza Castle with the Sculpture Museum
(walking tour / art: 3 hours )
Milan and classical music :
the Scala Operahouse (museum) ,
the composer Giuseppe Verdi ,
Casa Verdi and the Monumental Cemetery
(music tour / walking + public or
private transport needed : 3 hours)
Secret churches of Medieval and Renaissance times:
real art jewels : S.Satiro, S. Maurizio, S. Ambrogio
(walking tour / art: 3 hours ) .
The Brand New District Porta Nuova:
one of the biggest requalification urban project of Europe,
( architects’ studios: Caesar Pelli, Boeri Studio, Muňoz + Albin, Pei Cobb Freed),
and few meters ahead : the old area Corso Como
(with fashion , design, food and concept stores)
(walking tour /contemporary architecture + shopping: 2,5 hours)
The charming district Navigli :
stroll through the banks of the old canals of Milan, discovering beautiful courtyards,
typical restaurants, walking through the previous factory district of Milan, now
become the center of the design week with fashion, handicraft shops and concept stores, visit of the New Armani Silos.
(walking tour /history + fashion : 3 hours )
The Brera district: visit of the Painting Gallery of Brera discovering the Renaissance artists
(like Mantegna, Bellini, Bramante, Raphael, Piero della Francesca, Caravaggio)
and walking tour up to Corso Garibaldi enjoing the typical italian style, through the cafès, restaurants,
boutiques, design shops… (walking tour /art + fashion and design : 2,5 hours)
Contemporary Art in Milan: the Art Gallery “Gallerie d’Italia” or “the Novecento museum”
(both can provide a full immersion in XX Cent. painting and sculpture), the Arengario, the tower Velasca,
Piazza Affari , the Stock Exchange and the monument by Cattelan.
Leonardo’s tour : you can book the visit of the Last Supper by yourself through the official web site “Vivaticket”.
Then we can arrange a tour visiting the Last Supper, the Church Santa Maria delle Grazie, the Sforza Castle and the
Codex Atlanticus. (Art / half day tour ).
Fashion Tour : Milan is the capital of italian Fashion! Though a nice walking tour in the fashion district,
we’ll discover the story of the main and oldest fashion brands, we’ll try to understand the philosophy
which is behind every fashion-house and to point out why “the know how” of the “Made in Italy” makes
every idea a big success. (walking tour / 2,5 hours)