The Milan Duomo is the city’s most recognized symbol, the monument at the heart of its historic center. No visit to Milan is complete without seeing the Duomo, but you can do more than just gaze at its gorgeous facade. While it’s free to enter the cathedral, there’s a fee to visit the roof — known as the “terraces” — and cathedral museum. For a complete experience, book a Milan Duomo ticket and terraces audio-guide tour.
Category: Tours & Activities
July 1, 2016
May 31, 2016
While checking out the fancy cars as you walk by is fine, it’s nothing like getting behind the wheel of one. It’s a dream for many travelers, but it doesn’t have to remain mere fantasy. Various options are available for those interested in driving experiences in Milan.
May 24, 2016
Milan may not be on everyone’s must-see list when first planning an Italy trip, but it’s an ideal base for exploring the popular Italian Lakes District in the northern part of the country. Whether you’re interested in a simple day trip to nearby Lake Como, a combination tour including a lake visit and another town, or a multi-day excursion to several lakes, there are appealing options.
March 28, 2016
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.
October 27, 2015
The 2015 Milan Expo focused an already food-centric country on food in an even bigger way, so there’s no better way to carry the Expo’s message into the future than by taking a cooking class in Milan during your stay.
August 18, 2015
When you visit the fashionable city of Milan, you might feel spoiled for choices in the evening. Rather than simply going to a night club, however, consider starting your night with a dinner show extraordinaire.
August 11, 2015
Milan’s cathedral is one of its most recognizable buildings. All spires and white marble, it’s one of the world’s largest churches, and it’s particularly impressive when it’s lit up at night. Which is why taking an evening tour of the Duomo is a great idea.
August 4, 2015
Milan is well-known as a global fashion capital. Many Italian designers have their headquarters and flagship stores in Milan, and it’s not uncommon to see a fashion photo shoot taking place as you’re sightseeing. So, when in Milan, why not get in on the photo shoot fun yourself?
February 17, 2015
Whenever I tell people that I live in Italy, I’m met with oohs and ahhs and, “Italians are so fashionable!” My reality is that I live in a tiny town where I’m often transported back to the ‘80s. Perhaps it is a good thing, because it squashes my urge to shop. Until I hop the train to Milan, that is. Stepping off the metro at Via Montenapoleone is like walking in to runway fashion show. Elegant European women strut down the avenue in couture, Dior handbags dangling off their slender arms. It can be a little daunting, but with the help of an expert local guide on a Milan Fashion Tour, you’ll have the confidence to shop until you drop.
January 13, 2015
One of the best ways to get your bearings in a place is to get up high – really high. Looking down over a city gives you a chance to see how one monument relates to another in space, not to mention the ability to see what might lie in the distance beyond the city limits. In Milan, you can climb to the top of the Duomo for a look around, but to get an even better view you’ve got to take to the skies – with, for instance, a hot air balloon flight.