Travel Tips for Milan

Expect to buy a Metro card to get around the city.

  • You’re very safe as long as you stay within the city.
  • Expect to buy a Metro card to get around the city.
  • Think about taking Italian. While some in the city speak English, most do not.
  • Most, if not all, public buildings and ways of transportation in Milan have strict “no smoking” policy.
  • The people of Milan are very religious, most are Catholics, and there are also a large number of churches that welcome visitors (some even hold English masses).
  • Italy’s country code is 39, and Milan’s area code is 02; dial 113 for police emergencies.