• Art & Culture

Sforza Castle Express Guided Tour

Discover the Sforza Castle with your guide. Learn about its secrets and surroundings and admire Parco Sempione.

Availability
Every day
Duration
1 hour
Costs
Starting from
15 €

Experience the life and history of medieval Milan - learn about the Dukes, Leonardo da Vinci and more while visiting the Sforza Castle!Join a tour of one of the most important landmarks in the city to get a real taste of medieval life. Enjoy your officially licensed tour guides’ descriptions and juicy anecdotes - the only way to truly feel part of the monument and not to just stand there looking at the walls.Out of the thousands of castles you can find in Italy, understand how important a fortress can be from military, political and cultural points of views. Erected upon one of the ancient Roman gates of the city, the castle has been a social gathering hot spot for millennia. The current version dates back to 1450 and was built under the rule of Francesco Sforza. The castle was also home to Leonardo da Vinci for years, as Milan was one of the most advanced European capitals in terms of engineering and culture. Another important guest was Donato Bramante, architect of Saint Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican.This tour will take you through the inner courtyards as well as the immediate surroundings of the fortress where you will get to know the life of the court and the intrigues that only these kind of places conceal.

Meeting point

In front of the main entrance of Sforza Castle, under the flags on the right side of the tower in Piazza Castello

Funzionalità

  • INSTANT CONFIRMATION

Costs

Starting from 15 €

Places

Sforza Castle

Social life in Milan has always revolved around the Sforza Castle, a symbol of the city’s renowned industriousness and its love of beauty
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Sforza Castle
188 mt

Sempione Park

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Sempione Park
262 mt

Needle, Thread and Knot

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Needle, Thread and Knot in Piazzale Cadorna
290 mt

Piccolo Teatro

"An Arts Theatre for Everyone" since 1947.
  • Art & Culture
Piccolo Teatro
347 mt

Triennale

  • Art & Culture
Triennale
492 mt

Basilica di San Simpliciano

  • Religious Tourism
Basilica di San Simpliciano, Churches of Milan
504 mt

Church of San Maurizio

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  • Religious Tourism
Church of San Maurizio
567 mt

Roman Theatre of Milan

Discover the Roman Theatre of Milan
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Roman Theatre of Milan
665 mt

Brera Picture Gallery

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Brera Picture Gallery
683 mt

Brera Botanical Gardens

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Brera Botanical Gardens
750 mt

Leonardo’s Vineyard

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Vigna di Leonardo, Musei Milano
759 mt

Arco della Pace

Numerous architectural symbols of Milan. The imposing arch that stands out in the middle of Corso Sempione is one of these
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Arco della Pace, the Arch of Peace
775 mt

The Last Supper

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  • Unesco Sites
The Last Supper
832 mt

Santa Maria delle Grazie

An impressive piece of architecture in the heart of Milan, inextricably linked to the fresco by Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper
  • Religious Tourism
Santa Maria delle Grazie, inspiring churches in Lombardy
855 mt

Teatro alla Scala

One of the most famous international opera temples, the Teatro alla Scala in Milan enchants the world with opera, concerts and ballets.
  • Art & Culture
Teatro alla Scala
868 mt

La Scala Theatre Museum

  • Art & Culture
La Scala Theatre Museum
904 mt

Ambrosian Picture Gallery

It houses the largest collection of Leonardo's sheets, the Codex Atlanticus, exhibited thanks to temporary thematic exhibitions
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Ambrosian Picture Gallery
937 mt

Conca dell'Incoronata

It's located at the end of Via San Marco within the city’s Spanish walls after the “Tombun de San Marc”.
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Conca dell'Incoronata
939 mt

Museo Mangini Bonomi

Housed in an elegant Milanese building, the museum exhibits an extensive collection organized in 40 sections
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Museo Mangini Bonomi, Musei Milano
945 mt

Sant'Ambrogio Basilica

One of the symbols of the city of Milan, is dedicated to its patron saint, whose feast is celebrated every year on December 7th
  • Religious Tourism
Sant'Ambrogio Basilica, a monumental landmark
971 mt

Events

26° Th Rina Sala Gallo Piano Competition

Teatro Manzoni
via Manzoni, Monza
27/09/2020 - 04/10/2020
  • Art & Culture
Concorso pianistico
14.42 km