A walk through the history of Milan

Duration: 3h
Languages: English, Italian
Guru: Clara
Registered on February 21, 2022

HI! My name is Clara, I am passionate about my city, the tour I propose is a journey through the spaces, the architecture, the highlights that tell the story of Milan.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Welcome to Milan!

We will start our tour from the magnificent Cathedral , the DUOMO with its 145 towers and more than 3000 statues, a construction site that has been under construction for more than 700 years.

We will visit the large " living room " of the Gallery and the most famous theater in Italy: the SCALA .

Then we will move nearby to see the political and justice center born in the Middle Ages, the beating heart of business: the ancient Broletto and its square .

We will see the oldest symbol of Milan, a sow that was sighted for the Celtic founding motif Bello vero in the 4th century BC

We will discover where the Roman Forum was, which is the center of the ancient Roman city: Mediolanum .

We will walk through narrow alleys of the medieval city , which will not even seem to be in one of the most modern metropolises in Europe.

Finally we will arrive at the ancient remains of the Roman city, the IMPERIAL PALACE ! In fact, our tour wants to discover the history of this city and its beauties....

We will see wonderful frescoes in a convent church considered the Sistine Chapel of Milan: San Maurizio .

Finally, the tour will continue with the symbol of medieval cities, first a fortress and then a ducal residence, embellished by Leonardo Da Vinci for the wonderful and sumptuous courtly parties between ladies and lovers...

The tour will end in the beautiful Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie , where Leonardo da Vinci's "The Last Supper" is located and we will visit the Church of the Sforza , the most important family that linked the name of Leonardo da Vinci to Milan.

For those who want, we will move to Brera, a historic artists' quarter (15 minutes on foot) for a final aperitif.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Via Guglielmo Marconi, 1, 20123 Milan...
    Via Guglielmo Marconi, 1, 20123 Milano MI, Italy
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    Museo del novecento entrata/ behind the Duomo, guarding the Cattedrale

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Duomo di Milano
  • 2
    Outside visit
    La Scala
  • 3
    Outside visit
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Mediolanum Forum
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Imperial Palace of Massimiano
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Sas Di Pierluigi Menna Fortress
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Santa Maria delle Grazie
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Sforza Castle - Museums

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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Antonella 27 Nov 2023

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Travelled in group - Nov 2023
Clara è entusiasta di fare il suo lavoro, trasmette passione. Molto professionale. Brava
Lucy 16 Nov 2023

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
Great tour with Clara! she was a great tour guide, full of info of the lovely locations we stopped at , would recommend!
christine 13 Nov 2023

In depth visit of Milano, going to unexpected places that couldn't be found without a guide. You have the feeling you could go on and on walking and listening to Clara's explanations. The tour is an introduction on all the things that you can see when you are in the City. So I guess it's nice to do it when you arrive. Thank you
Michele 06 Nov 2023

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
We have been to Milan many times and most tours are very similar. Clara took us to places we didn't know even existed. Her knowledge of history and architecture were extensive and we were EXTREMELY happy with the tour.
Mary 10 Oct 2023
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Travelled alone - Oct 2023
Great overview of Central Milan. I would highly recommend this tour with Clara. The tour was only two hours and not three hours and expect to walk approximately 5kms.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
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
Only cash payment is accepted.
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