Immerse yourself in the architecture and history of Milan with a private guide. Explore Milan’s most impressive cathedral and discover beautiful hidden gems along the way.
Meet your local guide at Piazza Missori and start your private tour. Make your way to the Milan Duomo and get ready to discover the hidden gems along your walk. Start your tour with a stop at Piazza St. Alessandro and visit the nice church placed on there. Follow your local guide and stroll through the charming streets of Milan while listening to insights about the places you pass.
Take a look at the controversial building Torre Velasca, considered by some a masterpiece of modern architectures and by others a horrible construction. Move on to the University of Milan, one of the most important monuments of Milan from an artistic point of view.
Next stop, is a truly unique hidden gem. Located on Via Brolo, the church is unusual in many ways: its architecture and ossuary chapel are worth seeing. Your private guide will give you all the insights about the church and tell you the legend the only Milanese people know about.
The highlight of your tour is your next stop, the Gothic style Milan Duomo. The cathedral is the fifth largest in the world and the largest in all of Italy. Once you’re there, admire its magnificent exterior. Follow your private licensed guide and pass the line with your skip-the-line ticket.
Proceed inside to the cathedral itself and admire the different styles artwork from Modern to Medieval. Inside the church, you can find 3400 statues and 55 stained glass windows. Hear about the 600-year history and be amazed by the main altar. Your local guide can tell you about the symbols placed there and why they are associated with paganism.
The tour ends outside the cathedral in Piazza Duomo but if you wish you can stay in the cathedral as much time as you like.
This is the plan
Meeting point: Piazza Missori
Stop 1: Piazza S.Alessandro - A local hidden spot full of history and away from the hustle and bustle of the main streets.
Stop 2: San Giovanni in Conca - Take a quick visit to the crypt below on of the busy streets of Milan
Stop 3: University of Milan - Enter one of the many beautiful courtyards that is open to the public
Stop 4: Velasca Tower - Take a look at the ugliest building in the city and possibly the world
Stop 5: Santuario di S. Bernardino alle Ossa - Make a wish at this hidden sanctuary
Stop 6: Duomo cathedral - Time to visit the magnificent Duomo