The city's main attractions include the Cathedral, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, La Scala and the Navigli. The city offers a unique combination of ancient monuments, modern neighbourhoods, haute couture boutiques, historic cafés, prestigious museums and vibrant night life venues.
Breakfast at hotel Rex
Discover the world's fashion capital after a genuine and abundant breakfast at Hotel Rex. Mke your way to the centre for a visit to the Cathedral, located in one of Italy's largest and most beautiful squares, a spectacular 17,000 sqm, the fulcrum of Milanese social life. The equestrian statue of Victor Emmanuel towers at the centre of this square, marking the main entrance to the Galleria.
The Milan Cathedral
Without a doubt the first attraction on your list, Italy's most important Gothic monument which stands proudly in the centre of Milan. It is one of the earliest churches in the world and took almost 600 years to complete. You will be overwhelmed by its forms and the golden Madonna positioned on its highest spire, which protects Milan. Look for the ticket office on the left side for a chance to visit the cathedral terraces and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the entire city.
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Leave the Cathedral and its terraces behind you and head towards another emblematic attraction of Milan: Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, accessible directly from Piazza Duomo. The Gallery is a cross-shaped indoor shopping mall connecting Piazza Duomo and Piazza della Scala, the perfect place for a spot of shopping thanks to an array of haute couture boutiques.
Teatro alla Scala
The Gallery leads to one of the world's most famous theatre, La Scala, whose name derives from the Church of Santa Maria alla Scala, demolished in the 18th century to enable the construction of a theatre. Via Manzoni leads to one of the world's most famous shopping streets, via Montenapoleone, part of the fashion Quadrilateral, home to expensive designer brands, elegant boutiques and haute couture establishments.
After your shopping spree, you deserve a moment to relax in the Sempione Park, or a visit to one of the museums in the Sforza Castle.
The Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci
After a moment of relaxation, your journey of discovery will continue with a visit to one of Milan's most fascinating locations: the refractory of the Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, home to one of the most important works of all time: The Last Supper, by Leonardo Da Vinci.
The monumental Cemetery
Let us now head towards the Monumental Cemetery, a veritable open-air museum, a journey through art and architectural history as well as Milanese socio-political life, among tombstones and mausoleums.
Our last stop on our visit to Milan is an aperitif, a veritable cult of the Lombardy capital. The Navigli is a renowned venue, bustling both during the day and in the evening, the perfect time to experience Milan's night-life.