Milan

Travel Guide
Milan showing heritage architecture, street scenes and a sunset

Wander the streets of Italy’s stylish northern capital to discover its artistic legacy, its culture of fashion and one of the largest churches in the world.

The capital of Italy’s Lombardy region is a pulsating metropolis defined by its cosmopolitan culture. Known around the world as a fashion destination, Milan is also Italy’s financial center. With an urban population of more than 5 million residents, it is one of Europe’s largest cities. Milan was partially destroyed during World War II, but countless beautiful, old monuments remain.

Visit Milan’s many stunning churches to discover its rich religious history. In the heart of the city lies the Cathedral of Milan, known to locals as the Duomo. As one of the largest churches in the world, it is one of the most popular attractions in the city. Cross the Piazza del Duomo to reach Santa Maria Delle Grazie, a church and convent that is home to da Vinci’s Last Supper. The Chiesa di San Maurizio features many notable frescoes and hosts Milan’s archaeological museum.

See art without religious context as well. The beautiful Villa Reale is home to two of Milan’s best secular galleries. Browse works by some of today’s best artists at the Contemporary Arts Pavilion, or see masterpieces from the 19th and 20th centuries at the Modern Art Museum next door. From here it’s just a short walk to the Brera Art Gallery where you can see works by Raphael and Carravagio.

Eat hearty risottos and pastas or visit pizzerias and gelaterias you’ll find on most streets. Italy is known for its aperitifs and wines; enjoy your favorite or sample something new in one of the city’s many bars. Explore the Navigli nightlife district after an event at the Teatro alla Scala to mingle with locals in the fresh air. In summer, the city remains warm throughout the night. In winter, make a trip to the nearby Italian Alps for skiing and snowboarding.

Milan is served by an international airport but can also be reached by train from many European cities. Once in town you’ll find the metro and tram systems easy to use and affordable. Join the locals and walk around, soaking up the style and grace of one of Europe’s most fashionable cities.

Where to stay in Milan

Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Center
Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Center
4 out of 5
S.S. 336, Ferno, VA, 21010
The price is CA $205 per night from Jun 19 to Jun 20
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Ferno. Enjoy breakfast, WiFi, and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,067 reviews)
"The property was perfect for walking to the connecting Terminal. Breakfast was good. However there was no shopping access to the airport shops or anything nearby. Arriving with no luggage, some shops would have been a tremendous help or at access to them."

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Center
Uptown Palace
Uptown Palace
4 out of 5
Via Santa Sofia N.10, Milan, MI, 20122
The price is CA $231 per night from Jun 2 to Jun 3
Stay at this 4-star boutique hotel in Milan. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in our reviews. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (973 reviews)
"Decent property within 20 minutes walk to the centre."

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

Uptown Palace
Rosa Grand Milano
Rosa Grand Milano
4 out of 5
P.za Fontana 3, Milan, MI, 20122
The price is CA $364 per night from Jun 19 to Jun 20
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Milan. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 restaurants, and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (972 reviews)
"The only hotel I stay at every time I come to Milan"

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Rosa Grand Milano
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Milan Apartment Rental
Milan Apartment Rental
Via Pergolesi 31, Milan, MI, 20124
The price is CA $137 per night from Jun 22 to Jun 23
Stay at this business-friendly apartment in Milan. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and limo/town car service. Our guests praise the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
3.4/5 Good! (143 reviews)
Great Value near Milano Centrale
"If you are looking for a clean room at a great price, this is your place. Breakfast in the morning delivered to your room was an extra nice touch."

Reviewed on Jan. 7, 2022

Milan Apartment Rental
Duomo Hotel & Apartments
Duomo Hotel & Apartments
Via San Paolo 13, Milan, Lombardia, 20121
The price is CA $236 per night from May 31 to Jun 1
Stay at this business-friendly apartment in Milan. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (620 reviews)
"An immaculate hotel that couldn't be better located for exploring the Duomo! It was literally a 3 minute walk but actually located in a quiet side street. Perfect! Rooms were lovely, good value and front desk staff very polite and helpful! Highly recommended!"

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Duomo Hotel & Apartments
Torre Galfa Milano UNA Esperienze
Torre Galfa Milano UNA Esperienze
Via Alfredo Campanini 12, Milan, 20124
The price is CA $295 per night from May 29 to May 30
Stay at this business-friendly apartment in Milan. Enjoy free WiFi, dry cleaning or laundry services, and concierge services. Popular attractions Teatro alla ...
5/5 Exceptional! (7 reviews)
"I loved that it was clean, amazing views, easy check in"

Reviewed on Mar. 14, 2022

Torre Galfa Milano UNA Esperienze
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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