Milan (Milano), a fashion capital of the world, is all but vein. Aside from the trendsetting fashionistas and modern architecture sure to keep your gaze for days, Milan is also the heart of the country’s economy and home to Italy’s most infamous art and history.While shopping at the original stores of Armani, Versace, Prada, Dolce&Gabbana, Pucci, Gucci in one of the world’s oldest malls, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, you can also take in the breathtaking views from the Duomo in the city center then hop over to the Milan Museum to see Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper. We definitely recommend a Milan city pass for your full day adventure.
Milan is full of different experiences waiting to be had. One big thing is the famous San Siro Stadium where you can see the AC Milan or the FC Internazionale, both worth a trip if you like football. Tickets can be purchased in advance or the day of but beware of scalpers. Milan is also home to many different exhibition fairs ranging from wines to computers and are located in central Milan.
Looking for a more local flair? Milan is much like Venice as a city of canals. Take a quiet cruise on the still waters and along the way, be sure to check out the Navigli’s canal-side cafes and gelaterie (ice-cream shops) or the unusual design district of Isola. After a full day of shopping, art and exploration, you will definitely be ready for one of the best Italian meals of your life. Be sure to indulge in a creamy pasta dish paired with a seafood or meat dish and a glass of the district’s finest wine for an unforgettable experience in Milanese culture.
Whether you are in Milan for a day or a week, there is something for everyone. Relax, party and explore where history meets modern age.