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Free Art Tour of Milan from Leonardo's Canals

Duration: 2h and 45min
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Gigio
Quality Verified Registered on June 13, 2019

I am Italian-Chilean, grandson of Milanese migrated to South America and owner of a tourist services company, with experience in sharing with many travelers every important detail of this magnificent city, showing places and traditions that are not known to the naked eye, in the fascinating tour that they will do with me. .

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
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Tour description

This tour will show you Milan from a much more fascinating point of view than the common one and will give you the feeling of being part of this magnificent city.
Our tour begins at Gae Aulenti Square ; modern Milan. I will show you the new buildings awarded worldwide for their beauty and design. Then we will continue along Corso Como to the Comasina Gate , current Garibaldi Gate , and it is from here that we will learn the great secret of this city as we will head to the center of Milan crossing the "Ponte delle gabelle" , the place where the "Naviglio della Martesana", where we will find the great hydraulic work designed by Leonardo da Vinci to connect the city through "i navigli": the canal locks.
We will follow the route that the canals took and we will arrive at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts and its bohemian neighborhood. We continue walking until we find the Sforzesco Castle ; We will get to know its impressive and imposing architecture.
Later we will go to the Milanese agora of the previous millennium where we will visit the Italian Stock Exchange, and I will introduce you to LOVE .
In the end we finished our tour at the Milan Duomo.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Torre Unicredit, Piazza Gae Aulenti, ...
    Torre Unicredit, Piazza Gae Aulenti, 1, 20124 Milano MI, Italy
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    Just outside the Garibaldi metro station (M5-purple line and M2-green line) you will find the large Unicredit Tower. Go up the escalator and you will immediately find me outside the Venchi ice cream parlor (the image of the meeting point is in the gallery of this tour).

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Piazza Gae Aulenti
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Duomo di Milano
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Palace of Reason
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Sforza Castle - Museums
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Piazza Affari
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Porta Garibaldi
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Palazzo Brera
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Ponte delle Gabelle

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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4.43
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4.49
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4.58
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MAITE 25 Feb 2024
Córdoba

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2024
Excelente
Ricardo 24 Feb 2024
Madrid

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Travelled alone - Feb 2024
Top
Marina 16 Feb 2024
Buenos Aires

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Travelled in group - Feb 2024
Maravilloso y sorprendente. Gigio hizo muy interesante el recorrido con información y anécdotas muy valiosa. Recomendable 100%
CRISTINA 11 Feb 2024

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2024
Muy recomanable si tienes poco tempo.
Miriam 10 Feb 2024
Cádiz

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Travelled in group - Feb 2024
Gigio de un guía magnífico. Explicaba muy bien nos motivaba a todos aunque estuviéramos bajo la lluvia.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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