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Enjoy this action-packed half-day guided tour through the historic heart of Milan with a local insider and discover not only the best of Milan but also the magnificent Duomo. This comprehensive guided tour with a local expert is the perfect way to discover this stunning city, its history and its people!


  • A 2-in-1 combo to take in the best of Milan in just a half day
  • Gain insight to Italy’s most modern city with a local expert guide
  • Express guided tour with priority tickets to visit Duomo di Milano and terraces


Start your guided tour today with one of the most sought-out spots in all of Milan known for people watching, fashionistas and more: Navigli! Next, together with your expert local guide, you’ll walk through the city center to admire the San Lorenzo columns, one of the oldest and most visit (visited)archaeological Roman sites located in front of the Basilica di San Lorenzo in central Milan. Continue your guided tour around the beautiful streets of Milan to reach the heart of the Italian Stock Exchange: Piazza Affari. Follow your guide to your next stop, Piazza Mercanti, a hidden gem with the most famous medieval buildings in the world, which once held the most important and traditional fair of Milan, just a few steps from the Duomo. Your next visit will be La Scala Opera House, the stage where some of history’s greatest Sopranos rose to fame and dominated the stage, along with Temple of Opera and the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

With the heart of Milan behind us, we’ll change gears and head to Milan’s top attraction – the majestic Duomo, a true architectural wonder and the third-largest cathedral in the world. Once inside the cathedral, discover a treasure trove of art, history, and religious significance. The interior is also adorned with stained glass windows, intricate marble floors, and impressive statues.

Learn the macabre folklore surrounding the creation of the Duomo and how in 1386 the devil purportedly materialized in the dreams of Gian Galeazzo Visconti, the visionary aristocrat behind the its construction. As legend would have it, the devil ordered him to erect a church adorned with diabolical imagery, lest he forfeit his soul. After visiting the interior, gain special access to the panoramic rooftop terraces (by lift) and enjoy the breathtaking unparalleled view – the gargoyles, the statue of the Madonna and so much more.


  • Guided walking tour of Milan city center
  • Licensed English-speaking guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the duomo and the rooftop


  • Gratuities
  • Personal extras

Know before you book

  • Tour departs rain or shine
  • You will meet your guide on site
  • Due to the route covered and/or the means of transportation used, it is not possible to participate in this tour using a wheelchair, scooter, or other aid. Please contact us to inquire about customized tour options for guests with mobility challenges

Know before you go

  • Bring a hat and sunblock during summer months
  • Bring water to drink
  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes

Cancellation Policy

  • Up to 48 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 48 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

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