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Milan: Leonardo da Vinci City Exploration Game

1. Milan: Leonardo da Vinci City Exploration Game

Discover Milan's fascinating history and attractions while you solve clues around town. You will help Leonardo da Vinci finish his famous mural, The Last Supper, by solving enigmas around Milan's city center, going to places where he lived or worked. You won't need a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point, and be ready to begin the adventure. Each clue will lead you from one place to another, giving you exact directions, so you won't need a map, a GPS, or a guide. When you solve it and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked. After you book the quest, you will get your access code by email, to be used in the app. The tour will take you about 1.5 hours to complete, but there’s no time limit, so go at your own pace.  You can play as a group and solve the clues together as you walk. Or you can split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the other groups. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group and meet the group at the end.

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Milan: 3 Hour Private Guided Walking Tour

2. Milan: 3 Hour Private Guided Walking Tour

Meet your guide in Piazza del Duomo and begin the tour with a stroll through the city’s historic center. As you explore Milan’s bustling streets, learn about local history, life, and culture from your knowledgeable guide. The tour passes by an array of the city’s most famous landmarks, including Castello Sforzesco, Merchant Square, Piazza della Scala, Cordusio, and many more. At each site, listen to stories about their history and importance. Arrive at the stunning Milan Cathedral, the third-largest Christian cathedral in the world. Head inside and marvel at the cathedral’s richly-decorated interior and ornate architecture. Hear how the cathedral inspired the works of many artists while admiring its colorful stained-glass windows. At the end of the tour, stop at a trendy hotspot only the locals know about for a classic Italian apéritif.

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Milan: City Highlights Exploration Game

3. Milan: City Highlights Exploration Game

Have fun and discover Milan with an exciting city exploration game. You will follow the steps of the main character of the game, a distressed man wearing a cloak and a red cap that needs your help. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and provides exact directions to move into the next location. The city game will take you around 2 hours to complete. Benefit from exploring at your own pace. Pause the game and resume anytime from the location where you paused it. After your booking, you will receive an email on how to download the game to your phone. You can play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game.

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Milan: Highlights Walking Tour

4. Milan: Highlights Walking Tour

Experience Milan and discover the history and culture of this gothic city. Stop at Parco Sempione and Castello Sforzesco, a Medieval stronghold rebuilt and embellished by the Sforza family in 1450 that is surrounded by a beautiful park. Pass through the park and marvel at the castle from the outside. Walk across the beautiful streets of Milan to reach the Scala Opera House, the Milanese hall, and Temple of Opera. See the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, an opulent shopping mall topped with vaulted glass and iron arcades, named after the first king of Italy. Admire the beautiful gothic Duomo cathedral from the outside, a true architectural wonder and the fifth-largest cathedral in Europe.

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Milan: City Highlights Tour with The Last Supper

5. Milan: City Highlights Tour with The Last Supper

Start your 6-hour Milan experience in Piazzale Cadorna, and enjoy a guided walk to the Duomo. Skip the lines waiting to enter the city’s Gothic cathedral. Continue to the city’s fashion district and explore the trendy Vittorio Emanuele Gallery, a 19th-century architectural treasure. Stop at Piazza della Scala, home to the world-famous opera house. Take a break and enjoy lunch in the historic center. Visit the UNESCO-listed church of Santa Maria delle Grazie. Skip the lines to see da Vinci’s The Last Supper. Head to the 16th-century church of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, known as the Sistine Chapel of Milan, before visiting Castello Sforzesco. End the tour at a museum that’s home to Michelangelo’s unfinished sculpture, the Pietà Rondanini.

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Milan: 3-Hour Sightseeing Tour with Duomo and La Scala Entry

6. Milan: 3-Hour Sightseeing Tour with Duomo and La Scala Entry

Take a 3-hour tour Milan, one of the world’s greatest fashion capitals, and gain entry to some of city’s most impressive monuments. Visit Milan’s famous Duomo, a stunning Gothic cathedral. Explore the beautiful square the cathedral is set in, including Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, the oldest shopping mall in Italy.   Then make a stop at Milan’s renowned opera house, La Scala. See the place where the works of composers such as Verdi and Puccini debuted, and artists such as Maria Callas and Luciano Pavarotti enchanted audiences. Your ticket provides entry to the theater and museum, which you may revisit after the tour for a longer period.   Finally the bus will transfer you to Santa Maria delle Grazie. This church and Dominican convent is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is conveniently located next to the famous Last Supper painting by Leonardo da Vinci (entrance not included).

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Skip-the-Line 2.5-Hour Milan Duomo and Terrace Tour

7. Skip-the-Line 2.5-Hour Milan Duomo and Terrace Tour

Skip the lines and enter Milan’s Duomo without waiting on this 2.5-hour small-group tour. Milan’s Duomo, or Cathedral, is one of the city’s most impressive sites, and among the most famous cathedrals in the world. Your licensed English-speaking guide will tell you about some of Milan's curiosities, from the Sundial Trail to the Ritual of the Holy Nail, to the story of the Apostle who was skinned alive, and more. After admiring the interior of the Duomo, you’ll head to the elevator to reach the Terraces of the Cathedral. Please note that there is no skip-the-line access available for the elevator. Experience breathtaking panoramic views over the city. After climbing up just 50 steps you’ll feel that you have Milan at your feet. You’ll have time to take photos of the spires, shining skyscrapers, and iconic medieval towers. Take a closer look at the Duomo’s incredible sculptures that represent mysterious animals, monsters, and other peculiar creatures.

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Milan: Historical Center Legends and Traditions Walking Tour

8. Milan: Historical Center Legends and Traditions Walking Tour

Listen as your guide tells you about symbols of the medieval past on a walking tour through the historic center of Milan. Hear about ghosts, superstitions, culinary traditions, habits, legends, customs, and the trades of Old Milan. Begin in the shadow of the Sforza Castle under the Tower of Filarete. See a Biscione, the animal symbol of the city and of the Sforza family. Hear about the specter of a veiled lady with a magnetic charm that is said to haunt the area near Sempione Park. Follow your guide through Milan's historical center, to the ancient Broletto in via Mercanti to see a half-mouthed sow on the top of the façade of an imposing medieval building. Find out what this creature has to do with Milan's name. Walk in Piazza Duomo and under the crystal dome of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Stroll up to Palazzo Marino in Piazza Scala. Uncover the origin of the dishes Risotto alla Milanese and Panettone. Hear about traditional recipes.

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Milan: Iconic Sights Walking Tour with Milan Cathedral

9. Milan: Iconic Sights Walking Tour with Milan Cathedral

Explore Milan's stunning highlights on this walking tour. Admire the architecture at the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II shopping center, the La Scala theater, and the Marino and Beltrami palaces. View the ornate designs inside the Milan Cathedral. Meet your guide in front of the Arengario palace and stroll to the 14th-century, Gothic Cathedral of Milan. Hear stories behind the Cathedral's golden statue of Mary and its many spires. Step inside to learn about its colorful stained-glass windows and to appreciate its use of space. Make your way to the the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II shopping center which is a covered gallery built by Giuseppe Mengoni that links together Duomo and La Scala square. Listen as your guide tells you about its frescoes and about the local custom regarding the Taurus symbol. Continue to the La Scala Opera theater which whose stage has been graced by composers such as Giuseppe Verdi. Complete your tour with an overview of the architecture in La Scala square which hosts the Marino and Beltrami palaces. Uncover information about the personalities who lived in these palaces.

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Milan: Guided Tour of the Duomo Terraces

10. Milan: Guided Tour of the Duomo Terraces

Marvel at the arches and 135 spires of the Duomo Cathedral on this shared group or private walking tour. Save time with skip-the-line tickets. Be suspended between heaven and earth at a height of over sixty meters. Let your guide take you on a journey between light and stone as you ascend the Duomo Cathedral. Choose to use the elevator or walk up the stairs for more of a challenge. Marvel at panoramic views of Milan. Learn more about the unique features of the terraces and see some of the 180 statues on its rooftop. Listen to your guide explain the history of the Cathedral and watch as they point out interesting details. Combine the old with the new as you gaze out onto the modern skyline of skyscrapers in Porta Nuova. Look out beyond the city to the beautiful mountain landscapes.

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What people are saying about Milan Cathedral

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4.7 / 5

based on 99 reviews

Very reliable, competent and friendly guide. It was three very interesting hours in which some secrets about Milan were revealed to us. The time flew by. A must-do for those interested in history and culture. Highly recommended!

Thank you for the wonderful tour. Our guide, Marco, was great and provided a very diverse and interesting tour through Milan.

Donatella was a wonderful tour guide! Full of information and extremely kind. Would do it again!

Mirko responded to ours and made it possible for us to visit La Scala inside

Enthusiastic, energetic, informative guide. Easy to understand.