Milan is home to the second-largest and second-busiest airport in Italy. So it might be where you fly in and out of the country, but this doesn’t mean it should necessarily be on your Italy itinerary.
Category: Day Trips
February 12, 2016
November 24, 2015
Milan may have been the host of the 2015 Expo focused on food, but there are other Italian destinations with more of a reputation for great cuisine. Luckily for visitors to Milan, many of them are in the Emilia-Romagna region right next door.
September 1, 2015
After a few days in Milan, it’s natural to want to escape the busy city for more relaxing environs. Many head north for the lakes, but if you want to explore an interesting city on the coast, take a day trip from Milan to Genoa.
June 30, 2015
When you stand atop the Milan Duomo on a clear day, you can see mountains on the horizon. If that’s not close enough for you, then consider a day trip from Milan to see the Dolomites and the town of Bolzano.
June 23, 2015
From the busy and bustling city of Milan, you can escape to the charming historic center of Verona to explore the place made famous by a doomed love story and one of the best-preserved Roman arenas.
June 16, 2015
Rome deserves more than just a day trip – there’s no denying that. And yet if a day is all you have, then it might still be worth it – even if you’re starting out in Milan. Yes, you can do a day trip to Rome from Milan, thanks to Italy’s fast trains.
June 12, 2015
Milan may be a major player on the world stage of fashion, and it’s a great city to visit in Italy, but it doesn’t have the cobblestoned charm of the Renaissance capital of Florence. Luckily, the fast train connects the two cities, making Florence an excellent day trip option from Milan.
June 9, 2015
When you’re planning an Italy trip, it can be hard to choose where to visit – especially when you have limited time. This is one of the reasons why day trips are such a good idea. Base yourself in one city and you’ll have many options for visiting nearby destinations for a day. From the transport hub of Milan, for instance, a day trip to Venice is quite easy.
June 2, 2015
Milan can be an ideal starting point for many day trips into Italy – and when you only have limited time, those day trips can help you add to your itinerary without too much hassle. A popular day trip destination from Milan is to the Cinque Terre, those fishing villages on the Ligurian coast.
March 30, 2015
Milan has been gearing up to play host to Expo 2015 for years, and all that hard work is about to pay off. The city has more than 7,000 events planned during the Expo, which runs from May 1 through October 31, both on the Expo grounds and elsewhere in the city. And this is, of course, in addition to the countless things to do and see in Milan that have nothing whatsoever to do with the Expo.