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Milan (2 days)

Milan (2 days) Two days to discover the design and fashion capital famous all over the world, the Italian Exchange, the financial reference point and much more. The Duomo Cathedral and the “Last Supper” fresco by Leonardo da Vinci in the Holy Mary of Grace convent are just two examples of the artistic and cultural…

Milan and Alessandro Manzoni (3 days)

Milan and Alessandro Manzoni (3 days) “That branch of the Lake of Como, which extends towards the south …”. This is the incipit of Alessandro Manzoni masterpiece “the Betrothed” which will lead you in this journey at the discovery of some places of Milanese history in XVII century, without ignoring the evolution of the city…

Milan and Como (4 days)

Milan and Como (4 days) A beautiful itinerary to discover Milan, the italian exchange and fashion reference capital all over the world, but also the artistic and cultural face of this evolving city with the Duomo Cathedral, the “Last Supper” fresco by Leonardo da Vinci and much more. In addition, you will visit the city…

SAN MAURIZIO AND THE ROMAN REMAINS

SAN MAURIZIO AND THE ROMAN REMAINS Personalized visits for small groups Built in 1503, on the ruins of an early Christian worship site, this was the church of the former Monastero Maggiore (Major Monastery), which hosted cloistered Benedictine nuns who could not come into contact with the public. Hailed as the most important, largest and…

THE SFORZA CASTLE

THE SFORZA CASTLE Personalized visits for small groups Being a construction essentially for military purposes, the Castle was built on the city walls. Damaged quite a few times over several wars, it was repeatedly restored and modernized over time. Your tour companion will tell you the story and many anecdotes … such as the “sun…

SANT’AMBROGIO

SANT’AMBROGIO Personalized visits for small groups This church is of the utmost importance to Milan because it was founded by Saint Ambrose, the Ancient Roman-born citizen who was elected bishop of the city by popular acclaim, in 374 A.D, and is now the patron of Milan. One of the most ancient churches in Milan, it…

THE LAST SUPPER AND SANTA MARIA DELLE GRAZIE

THE LAST SUPPER AND SANTA MARIA DELLE GRAZIE Personalized visits for small groups The Last Supper In addition to the religious themes, Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece reveals a fascinating historical and artistic study about this art work which hides many astrological, numerological and philosophical aspects typical of the Renaissance. Simple, clear and easy to understand,…

THE BRERA PALACE AND THE DISTRICT

THE BRERA PALACE AND THE DISTRICT Personalized visits for small groups General Description The Palace itself is exceptional; it was constructed from 1591 as a Jesuit theology college, and greatly extended by the architect Richini from 1651. Under the rule of Maria Teresa of Austria, in the 18th century the Jesuit order was suppressed, and…

BASILICA OF SAN SIMPLICIANO AND GRANDE CHIOSTRO

BASILICA OF SAN SIMPLICIANO AND GRANDE CHIOSTRO Personalized visits for small groups Saint Ambrose, bishop of Milan in the 4th century, founded this Basilica of San Simpliciano outside the city walls, at a location notorious for prostitution. For this reason, Ambrose dedicated the church to virgins, and named it Basilica Virginum. The enormous ashlars’ blocks…

DUOMO CATHEDRAL

The Duomo cathedral, symbol and heart of the city, contains precious treasures and testimonies of high historical, cultural and artistic value. Every day is visited by about 13.000 people among tourists and faithful of different nationalities for a total annual of about 5 million people. The venerable Fabbrica del Duomo, the historical institution that from…