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Tour of Milan, Italy

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Milan (Italian: Milano) is the second largest city in Italy, situated in the north of Italy. Milan is known as one of the worlds top city's for design and fashion.

Tourist attractions include shopping, the finest in Italy, restaurants/bars, historic buildings, and a number of tours available of the city or surrounding area such as other northern Italian cities, lakes, Swiss Alps, Ferrari Museum & more. There are also Ski Resorts situated close to the City.

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Flights take about 2 hours 25 minutes between UK Airports and Milan Airports.

Ryanair provide regular flights between Milan Bergamo Orio Al Serio Airport and UK Airports such as: Bristol . Cork . Dublin . East Midlands . London/Stanstead . Manchester .

Milan Bergamo Orio Al Serio Airport / Wiki is situated about 33 miles northeast of Milan, 2 miles southeast of Bergamo. The 'Terravision Shuttle Bus' operates out of Bergamo Orio Al Serio Airport to Milan Central Station. The journey time from Bergamo Airport to Milan is approximately 60 minutes by coach and costs about 5 euros single and 9 euros for a return ticket.
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Milan Malpensa Airport / Wiki for British Airways, easyjet and Flybe is situated about 30 miles northwest of the center of Milan. Trains, the Malpensa Express, runs from Terminal 1 to Milano Cadorna Station, journey time - 40 minutes, in the centre of Milan. Buses Depart from: Terminal 1-exit 6-stop 3 from 06.00 a.m. to 12.30 a.m. Every day. Tickets can be bought at Agenzia Autostradale - arrivals floor or on the bus.
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Milan Linate Airport / Wiki for British Airways, easyjet is situated about 8 miles east of the center of Milan. There is an inexpensive Airport Coach service that runs between the Air Terminal and Milan Central Station.
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Milan Cathedral (Italian: Duomo di Milano), is situated in the centre of Milan overlooking the City Square.

This is a really large Gothic cathedral, one of the most notable buildings in Europe. This is the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, and second largest Catholic cathedral in the world, only the Cathedral of Seville in Spain is considered larger.

You can tour all over the cathedral, including the roof top.

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Piazza del Duomo is a piazza (City Square) in the centre of Milan that is named after Milan Cathedral, that looks over the square.

The square is a favourite meeting place in Milan.

Long streets lead off this square to other attractions in the city.

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The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is a large covered shopping arcade in the City Square.

Named after Vittorio Emanuele II, the first king of the united Italy, it was built by Giuseppe Mengoni between 1865 and 1877.

The Galleria also leads to the Teatro Alla Scala, Opera House.

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The Teatro alla Scala (or La Scala), is one of the world's top opera houses, opened in 1778.

Situated a short distance north behind Milan Cathedral.

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Via Dante is Milan's most prominent street leading off the City Square.

This is one of the most scenic streets with a number of shops, cafes and restaurants.

The statue at the far end, as seen left, is the Garibaldi Statue, with the building behind being Milan's second most visited attraction, the Castello Sforzesco, castle.

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Castello Sforzesco is a castle in the centre of Milan that now houses some of the city's museum and art collections. Situated about 0.7 miles west of Milan Cathedral.

The original castle on this site was built in the 1300s. Francesco Sforza began enlarging the building in 1450, and it has been further added to over the centuries.

The castle was severely damaged by the allied bombing raids of Milan in 1943, during World War II. The building was restored after the war to seves as a museum.

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Santa Maria delle Grazie is must visit church and convent in Milan, included in the UNESCO World Heritage sites list.

The church is best known for housing the mural of the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci, situated in the refectory of the convent.

Situated a short distance west of the Castello Sforzesco, castle, 1.3 miles west of Milan Cathedral.

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The Giardini Pubblici was designed by the architect Giuseppe Piermarini.

With this being the most central of Milan's gardens, it is the most popular place for tourists to take a stroll.

The park also houses the Hoepli Planetarium, and the Museo di Storia Naturale, a natural history museum.

Situated about 1 mile north of Milan Cathedral.

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Milan Central Train Station is situated about 2 miles northeast of Milan Cathedral.

Trains are an ideal way to visit nearby cities such as Turin 141 km or 87 miles, Genoa 145 km or 90 miles, Verona 166 km or 103 miles, and Venice 279 km or 173 miles.

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Lake Como, situated in Italy's stunning Lake District, can be visited on a day trip from Milan. The scenic town of Como is just a short drive from Milan, normally surrounded by snowcapped mountains.

The tour allows time for shopping and dining in Como, then you embark on a two-hour cruise on Lake Como to the village of Bellagio.

Lake Como is situated about 50 miles north of Milan.

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The Bernina Express is a train that takes you on one of the most amazing routes in the world, through the Bernina Pass to the Swiss mountain resort of St. Moritz, 106 miles north of Milan.

This train crosses the huge viaduct at Brusio, passes through the Bernina Pass, and onto St. Moritz. This is a full day tour.


Venice can be visited on a day trip from Milan.

This tour allows you to visit another of Italy's top tourst attractions when staying in Milan. This full day tour includes a walking tour as well as a boat trip along the Venice lagoon.

Situated about 173 miles east of Milan.

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For more tours of Milan and northern Italy, visit the website: www.viator.com/Milan.

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For more information on Milan, visit: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milan.

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