Italy is a tourist destination of great importance in Europe. Every year millions of people visit Milan, the great Italian city, in search of enjoying a unique experience where art, architecture, history, fashion and a wonderful gastronomy mix. Milan is a modern city but full of historical monuments of impressive beauty and it is worth at least one visit.
In general, tourists have little time to tour the entire city, so it is important to prioritize. With so many points of interest, it can be a bit difficult to do this, however, most of us only have one weekend to visit the city and therefore we have prepared a list with everything you must see on your three-day trip to Milan.
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First day in Milan
The first morning in the Italian capital we started by heading to the Piazza del Duomo where we can visit the Cathedral and the Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery and the La Scala Theater. In case there are no works for that day, you can request a tour of the interior with the company of a guide completely in Spanish.
A mandatory stop in Milan, is the Quadrilatero d´Oro. It is about four streets full of shops that make up the most luxurious area of the city; It does not matter that you do not plan to spend money on shopping, you can simply walk around the area and admire the historic buildings in the area. Continue to Sforzesco Castle and the nearby Sempione Park.
End the afternoon arriving at the Santa Maria delle Grazie church to see The Last Supper, a masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci. At dusk you can go Piazza Mercanti and visit one of the restaurants in the area to try a delicious pizza or a delicious ice cream.
Second day in Milan
We start with the Monumental Cemetery, an amazing place. Then we continue with the Piazza Gae Aulenti, a beautiful square that rises 6 meters above the street; In the same area you will find one of the most spectacular viewpoints in the city, located in the Unicredit Tower. The tour ends arriving at Brera, an exclusive neighborhood heading to the center of the city.
Other unmissable points are the Basilica of San Ambrosio, the Church of San Lorenzo Maggiore, the Navigli district, the Chiesa di San Cristóforo and the alley of the washerwomen.
Third day in Milan
To close your view of the city, you can choose an excursion, such as the Lake Como and Cinque Terre. The first is a wonderful tour, considered the most beautiful lake in the world, which is located less than an hour by train, in an environment surrounded by mountains, vegetation and beautiful villages that are worth a visit.