Guided tours and itineraries Milano

There are many ways to explore the city and breathe in the atmosphere. From the windows of a historic tram, from the roof of an open-top bus, from the deck of a canal boat, Milan offers a thousand interesting scenarios.

 

City Sightseeing

The red open top double-decker buses have already become part of the city of Milan and they are becoming more and more appreciated by tourists from all over the world and by those people who want to know Milan from a different perspective, without having to cope with the hectic pace of this metropolis.

The 3 lines and a commentary in 8 languages (Italian, French, English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese and Russian) are the necessary ingredients to explore the city and visit its most popular attractions and places of interest: The Sforza Castle, Sant’Ambrogio Church, Parco delle Basiliche and Leonardo’s Navigli area. Here you can take a ride on a boat tour for a mini-cruise and discover the canals.
Then the bus takes you to the Duomo, Milan’s most famous landmark, and you can see the Golden Madonnina perched on top of the tallest spire; then you reach the Scala Opera House.
The blue line reaches the new skyscrapers area and takes tourists around the luxury shopping area in the core of the fashion district which attracts visitors from all over the world, also the most demanding ones.

Line A and B have a special commentary for kids, made up of anecdotes and more interesting information to entertain them.

Tickets can be used for 48 hours.

Tour details (90 minutes rides):

Line A: Castello – Cadorna – Cenacolo - Sant’Ambrogio – Solari/Tortona - Porta Ticinese/Navigli - Parco delle Basiliche – Sfoza - Duomo - Manzoni/Scala – Manin - Moscova - Castello.
 
Line B: Castello - Triennale - Arco della Pace - Garibaldi – Corso Como - Repubblica – Palazzo Lombardia – Stazione Centrale - Buenos Aires - Porta Venezia – S. Babila - Duomo - Manzoni/Scala – Brera - Castello.
 
Line C: Castello – Acquario – Garibaldi – Monumentale – Sempione – MICO Congress Centre – Fieramilanocity – Lotto/Montebianco – Lido – Ippodromo – Stadio San Siro – Lotto/Monterosa – Buonarroti – Pagano – Conciliazione – Parco Sempione – Castello 

Contacts:
Foro Bonaparte, 76 (corner via Cusani)
Ph. +39 02 867131
Email: infomilano@city-sightseeing.it

 

Gran Tour

A cultural itinerary of around three and a half hours allows one to get to know the city of Milan through its principle cultural attractions.

With the support of multi-lingual specialist guides and coaches, it is possible to visit:
- the Last Supper, avoiding the long waiting lists or lines at the ticket office, as they have up to 50 entrances available per day
- an hour long tour on foot of the centre of Milan
- visit to the Duomo di Milano (cathedral)
- entrance to the Teatro alla Scala and to the Museum of the Teatro alla Scala

City Tour runs from Tuesday to Sunday.

Programme:
MORNING TOUR (commentary in two languages)
09:30 Departure from Milan, Zani Viaggi agency / Milan Visitor Centre - Largo Cairoli / Via Cusani, 18 (MM1 Cairoli). 
Visit of the Museum and Teatro alla Scala. Tour on foot through the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and visit of the Duomo.
Tour on board towards the Sforza Castle.
12:00 Departure towards Santa Maria delle Grazie
12:30 Visit to the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci
13:00 Return to Largo Cairoli / Via Cusani, 18 

Commentary in: English and Spanish (Tuesdays and Fridays); English and German (Wednesdays and Saturdays); English and Portuguese (Thursdays); English and Italian (Sundays) 

AFTERNOON TOUR (commentary in English)
14:30 Departure from Milan, Zani Viaggi agency / Milan Visitor Centre - Largo Cairoli / Via Cusani, 18 (MM1 Cairoli). 
Visit of the Museum and Teatro alla Scala. Tour on foot through the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and visit of the Duomo.
Tour on board towards the Sforza Castle.
17:00 Departure towards Santa Maria delle Grazie
17:30 Visit to the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci
18:00 Return to Largo Cairoli / Via Cusani, 18 

More information and Bookings: 
Largo Cairoli / via Cusani 18  
tel. +39 02 867131  
e-mail: escursioni@zaniviaggi.it
www.zaniviaggi.it

 

City Tour LookMi

A tour of approximately three and a half hours that enables visitors to get know the city through its main cultural attractions.

The tour includes:

- Tickets booked for the Last Supper
- 45-minute walking tour of the centre of Milan
- entrance to La Scala theatre and the La Scala museum
- Visit to Castello Sforzesco and the Pietà Rondanini by Michelangelo
- Professional tour guide

Tours held from Tuesdays to Sundays.

Programme (commentary in two languages)

h 9.30 - Departure from Milano, Piazza Duomo, in front of Passaggio Duomo

Walking tour of the centre through the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and visit to the La Scala Theatre Museum

h 10.45 - Panoramic city tour by bus through Via Manzoni, Porta Nuova and the Monumental Cemetery. Stop at the Castello Sforzesco and tour of the Pietà Rondanini by Michelangelo

h 11.45 - Bus transfer to the Basilica of Santa Maria delle Grazie

h 12.00 and 12.15 - Visit to the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci

h 12.45 - Return to Piazza Duomo. Individual visit to the Duomo (ticket included)

Commentary in various languages: English and German (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday), English and Spanish (Wednesday, Friday and Sunday)

For further information and reservations 
Piazza Castello 1 
Tel +39 02 30089900
info@autostradaleviaggi.it
www.autostradaleviaggi.it

 

Historical Trams

Hiring an historical tram is ideal for those seeking an out-of-the-ordinary and original idea for celebrating a birthday, organizing a press conference, transporting a group of guests or perhaps even for celebrating ones wedding in truly original fashion.

The historical trams are carriages on rails that date back to the 1920s and 1930s and represent a piece of the history and tradition of Milan. For their timeless beauty and appeal, they are considered true jewels of the ATM fleet. The internal furnishings of these carriages have been partly restored and are offered to private individuals and organizations for personalized tours.

Historical Tram 609
Historical Tram 1503
Generic Tram, model K35, with or without electricity plugs
Historical Tram 1723
Tram with on-board catering
Tram with interior fitting
TraMito, the children’s tram

The trams can be made even more original, from their on-board furnishings to a catering service that can provide either a simple aperitif or a buffet dinner.  Furthermore, the atmosphere is versatile and can be adapted to hold various types of events and performances (live music, mimes, musicians and other entertainers). 

Bookings and contact details
It is recommended to agree on the terms of the booking and to sign the rental contract at least 20 days prior to the date of the service.
Historical Trams rental
ATM Servizi Diversificati – Servizi commerciali e turistici
Foro Buonaparte 61 – 20121 Milano
Phone +39.02.48.03.95.32/95.26 (from 13hr30 to 15hr30, Mon/Fri)
e.mail: tramstorici@atm.it

 

ATMosfera

A dinner with the Tram Ristorante ATMosfera allows you to enjoy a unique experience in the most exclusive mobile venue in the city!

Imagine combining the magic and beauty that fills Milan in the evening with the delight and emotion of riding  in timeless old Carelli carriages, not to mention the pleasure of savouring delicious food and sipping good wine.

You can enjoy all of this on ATMosfera1 and ATMosfera2, ATM’s two restaurant trams that allow you to enjoy an exclusive dinner in a unique environment where class, refinement, and elegance accompany you, both day and night, on your discovery of the charming city of Milan.

The colonial atmosphere that is reminiscent of the “Orient Express” is the ideal setting in which to enjoy lunch, a romantic dinner or a business meeting, tasting Milan’s traditional dishes, prepared by internationally renowned chefs.

Both trams offer three types of menus, Meat, Fish and Vegetarian, which include: entrée, first course, second course with a side dish, chef’s dessert  and coffee with sweets. 

There is also a bottle of mineral water and a bottle of wine for every two people and the latter can be chosen from a wine list.

The dishes are made with high-quality ingredients by chefs that work with passion and professionalism to ensure the best flavours and ambience.

Reservations

Advance booking is compulsory. You can book via ATM online booking system (link on the right of this page). For amendments, cancellations and assistance only (if you wish to inform about food allergies or intolerances, for instance), you can also contact ATMosfera: 

1. by telephone, on ATM Infoline at +39 02 48607607 from Monday to Friday, 2pm to 7pm;
2. by emailing atmosfera@atm.it.

Bookings are taken up until daily availability is exhausted, up to 75 days in advance. The booking service opens halfway through each month for two months on (meaning bookings made between 45 and 75 days in advance). 

When booking you must give the name, surname and mobile number of a person who can be contacted regarding the meal, both in the days leading up to the meal as well as the day of the meal itself. We also ask you to choose the menu and wines – which can be modified up to four days before the date booked – and an email address to which we will send payment information. 

Any modifications or cancellations must be communicated by telephone at Infoline ATM 02 48607607 or email at atmosfera@atm.it

 

Navigating along Leonardo’s Navigli

One can choose to navigate the Navigli (canals) for a few leisurely hours or an entire day admiring a myriad of landscapes along the way. The boat trips proceed by bicycle or by horse drawn carriage along naturalistic and historical paths with a pause to satisfy the palate with local wines and typical dishes like risotto, cheese and the famous salami.

Traveling along the Navigli is a wonderful way to discover the traditions and the artistic beauty of the land and, above all, perfect for emerging oneself in uncontaminated beauty.
 
The itineraries: 
- Itinerario delle Conche (Canal basins)
- Itinerario delle Delizie (Gastronomy)
- Itinerario della Martesana

- Itinerario dei fontanili

- Intinerario del Ticino
 
Information: 
The service has 3 options:
- Tourist packages: routes linked to excursions of half a day or an entire day. As well as the navigation there are itineraries that allow the visitor to fully enjoy the territory, its historical and artistic beauty and local gastronomic specialties.
- Pre booked programmes: fixed routes and timetable.
- Private and evening bookings: it is possible to rent different types of boats for events, meetings and parties choosing one of the itineraries available.

Navigli Lombardi s.c.a.r.l.
www.naviglilombardi.it
Tel + 39 02 33227336

Navigare in Lombardia 
www.navigareinlombardia.it/ 
Tel. +39.02.92273118


THEMATIC ITINERARIES IN MILAN

Art
Milan is fashion, design, finance and also art thanks to its precious heritage sites, famous architecture and esteemed masterpieces safeguarded in the city’s many museums. Here we present a selection of the most evocative itineraries.

Leisure and shopping
Milan & shopping: the perfect binomial known worldwide. That said, the city offers countless other leisure opportunities: children's play areas, sports facilities, parks with cycle paths perfect for exploring agricultural Milan or just for gazing upwards to admire the awesomely modern skyscrapers.

Culture
Milan offers any number of inspirations for cultural routes: visitors can stroll around the ancient cloisters of the Milanese universities - considered amongst the most prestigious in Italy - they can discover the venues once frequented by the great names in music and literature or even visit museums and historic buildings that are lesser-known but still testimony to a constantly changing Milan.

Creativity
There are numerous good reasons why Milan is a point of reference for creatives: the academia of style and research find fertile ground here, the best international designers are drawn to work in the city and many annual events attract a public from around the globe, guaranteeing a showcase of emerging talents.

Enogastronomy
Let's explore the ambrosial relationship between Milan and food: the museums, historical places, food-related institutions, the shops steeped in tradition and the inner-city farms that are a living testimony to ancient agricultural traditions.

History
A choice of itineraries that summarise the most significant events on the city’s historical timeline. Capital of the Western Roman Empire, home to great artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Milan has developed and expanded its horizons, becoming an economic centre with international allure.