Milano is a surprising city! The richness of its history can be seen in its monuments and architectures, from the Castello Sforzesco to the skyscrapers of City Life to the Bosco Verticale, in its great museums, in its cozy little corners and areas still to be discovered: Vicolo dei Lavandai on the Navigli, the Brera district, the Cinque Vie….

 

Its center, which is not excessively vast, allows visitors to walk around in all tranquillity. Here is where the majority of museums and exhibition spaces is concentrated.

 

Visitors wishing to take a guided tour have many options: 

Bus tours with a multilingual guide

Operators organizing the service:

 

Hop on Hop off bus tours

This formula allows to get on and off at the several stops located in various tourist parts of the city, with no limitation to the validity of the purchased ticket (one day, 48 or 72 hours).

Visitors can hear explanations in several languages through the headphones located on board.

Multilingual explanations for kids are also available.

 

Operators providing the service:

 

Boat tours along the Navigli

Historical and cultural itinerary along the Naviglio Grande: starting from Alzaia Naviglio Grande 4 (M2 Porta Genova).

The service is seasonal according to the possibility of navigating the Naviglio, generally between April and October and during some periods in December and January.

Multilingual audioguides available for free downloading the App POPGUIDE included in the tour price.

Info on itineraries, prices and bookings on the official website.

Tour guides Associations

Multiple Associations reunite specialized and authorized guides, some of them offering programmes with due dates, focusing on monuments, artistic periods or specific areas of the city; walking tours or bike tours. Generally, reservation is mandatory.

 

Upon contacting a private guide, it is better to make sure that this person is regularly authorized, therefore in possession of an official badge allowing the practice of the tour guide profession.

 

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Milano by tram

It is possible to visit Milano aboard a streetcar using a regular single ticket.

 

On some lines the historical streetcars from the Twenties with a certain retro taste are still circulating.