Total Milan Experience
Have a short time in Milan? Skip the lines and enjoy city top sites!
Our full-day walking tour of Milan (6 hours approx.) covers all the must-see sights including direct access to Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘The Last Supper’, the impressive Duomo Cathedral and Michelangelo’s “Rondanini Pietà”, his last unfinished marble masterpiece. Our knowledgeable local English-speaking guides will share their passion for Milan and make you feel engaged all day long. With Skip-the-Line Access and guaranteed small group sizes you will not waste precious time waiting in line and live an immersive experience!
What you can expect
Start your Total Milan Experience in Piazzale Cadorna, one of the main squares close to the top attractions of the city. Meet your expert local guide next to the huge “Needle,Thread and Knot” monument and get fascinated by this contemporary art piece. Then stroll through Milan city center, wandering around a few of the numerous picturesque streets and squares and reach the most iconic symbol of Milan, the Duomo. Skip the long lines and get into the Gothic cathedral, the biggest church in Italy, and admire the statues, the decorations, the stained-glass windows that tireless craftsmen designed along the centuries. Be truly amazed by all that you see while hearing about the stories of the “Holy Nail” from Jesus’ True Cross and the Sundial Trail and its zodiac signs. Leave the Cathedral and become a milanese ‘fashion addict’ while walking along the chic and trendy Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, a 19th-century innovative architectural piece, now the most exclusive and elegant shopping gallery in Milan full of boutiques and fashion brands. The tour continues onto Piazza della Scala, home to the worldwide known milanese Opera House. Here, from outside, the guide will share curious facts and anecdotes about this remarkable temple of classical music. Conclude the morning with the ironic L.O.V.E. monument set in front of the Italian Stock Exchange, designed by the provocative contemporary artist Maurizio Cattelan and find out why Milan is considered the most ‘open minded’ Italian city!
It’s time for a break! Have your lunch in the historic city centre, full of places to sit and rest and taste the local Milanese dishes.
Ready to go? Along the afternoon you will dive into the Renaissance side of Milan. Enter the UNESCO- World Heritage church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, a true architectural masterpiece, and visit the Dominican convent where the world-renowned “The Last Supper” is displayed. Skip the lines and be impressed of this iconic mural painting designed by the Italian genius of Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci. While revealing curiosities about the Florentine artist our guide leads you to a hidden pearl of Milan, the 16th-century church of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, the “Sistine Chapel” of Milan, where disciples of Leonardo left paintings of uncomparable beauty! Proceed to the huge Castello Sforzesco, a majestic Renaissance court surrounded by the amazing Sempione Park. Cross the Clock Tower, walk through the Army Courtyard and learn more about the Sforza Family and the reasons why the dukes of Milan hired Leonardo who lived here as a guest for decades. End this exciting full-day tour by reaching the museum dedicated to another top Renaissance artist, Michelangelo. Marvel at the stunning view of the moving “Pietà Rondanini” sculpture and hear the guide pointing out the secrets of this Michelangelo’s unfinished marble masterpiece!
Still not tired? Feel free to extend at your pleasure the Milan discovery visiting the Duomo Museum by using your Free Pass (valid for 3 days).
- Legally licensed, English-speaking tour guide
- Small Groups
- Skip-the-line ticket to the Last Supper Museum
- Skip-the-line ticket and visit to the Duomo Cathedral (inside)
- Access to the Museum of Michelangelo’s "Pietà Rondanini"
- Priority access at the church of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore
- Pass for the Duomo Museum (valid for 3 days)
- Audio Headsets (if more than 5 people)
- The Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci – skip the line
- Duomo, the majestic gothic Cathedral, true symbol of the city (inside – skip-the-line)
- Sforza Castle, the medieval fortress of Milan's Lords (inner courtyards)
- The Sempione Park, the largest in Milan
- The ‘Pietà Rondanini’, the last unfinished masterpiece of Michelangelo (*)
- Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, a UNESCO Word Heritage site (if open)
- Piazza dei Mercanti, the medieval heart of the city
- Piazza della Scala and its celebrated Theatre (outside)
- Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, an amazing treasure of XIXth century engineering
- Church of San Maurizio, a Renaissance jewel in the city, known as the ‘Sistine Chapel of Milan’
- The “LOVE” statue in Piazza Affari, a provocative Contemporary Art piece
The sequence of the visited sites could be different due to organizational reasons.
For the Last Supper visit, children up to the age of 1 do not need a reservation if they are carried by a parent and enter without a stroller.
Please wear comfortable shoes. During hot days, wear a hat to protect yourself from the sun.
A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered by both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements.
Due to increased security measures at many attractions, strict rules apply to enter the venues (no knives, no scissors, no glass bottles, etc.).
Due to new security measures, large bags are not allowed inside the Last Supper Museum. If necessary, your guide will escort you to security lockers to leave them during check-in.
No food or drinks are allowed inside the Last Supper Museum.
On this tour, some of the venues or parts of them, could be subject to last-minute, unpredictable closures. If this occurs, we offer the customers an extended visit of the outside and/or of other attractions according to the advertised total length of the tour.