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Bolzano Day Trip

June 30, 2015

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The scenery in the Dolomites around Bolzano is stunning.

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.

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Verona Day Trip

June 23, 2015

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Dante statue in Verona

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.

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Rome Day Trip

June 16, 2015

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Rome's iconic Colosseum

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.

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Florence Day Trip

June 12, 2015

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Overlooking the picturesque city of Florence

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.

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Venice Day Trip

June 9, 2015

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Take a gondola ride in Venice

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.

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Cinque Terre Day Trip

June 2, 2015

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The pretty harbor of Vernazza in the Cinque Terre

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.

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Family Friendly Experiences in Milan

May 18, 2015

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Feeding pigeons in the Piazza del Duomo is always a hit with kids

Milan has a grown-up reputation – and that’s justified. But that doesn’t mean it can’t also be a family-friendly city. There are plenty of attractions that can appeal to children of all ages, plus the adults in your travel group.

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Milan Expo 2015

May 5, 2015

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Milan Expo 2015

Starting in May of 2015, Milan will be hosting Expo 2015 – otherwise known as the 2015 World’s Fair – which will last for six months and draw countless visitors to the northern Italian city.

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Milan Expo Transportation

May 4, 2015

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Milan Expo 2015 grounds

The Milan Expo isn’t right in the historic center of the city – there would be no room for such a thing there. It is, however, extremely easy to reach via public transportation.

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How to Get Tickets to the Milan Expo

May 1, 2015

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Milan Expo grounds, including Lake Arena

Milan has been abuzz with the preparations for Expo 2015 for years, and now that the event has officially kicked off the city is even more appealing to travelers. Even if you hadn’t planned on going to Italy this year, perhaps hearing all about the Expo has you looking up Milan airfare – and if that’s the case, the next thing you’ll need to know is how to get tickets to the Expo.

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