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Milan: 1, 2, or 3-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket

1. Milan: 1, 2, or 3-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket

Take advantage of this pass for Milan’s open-top hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus and enjoy panoramic views of the city. This ticket gives you access to 4 separate but connecting bus loops and allows you to jump off at the attractions you want to explore further. Choose from commentary available in 10 languages via audio guide and hear facts about notable buildings like the Opera House and the Castello Sforzesco. You'll also learn about local food, including the recipe for Cotoletta alla Milanese and the history of the panettone. Buses run every 60 minutes, and should you need further information on board, assistants will be happy to help you with tips about monuments, shops, restaurants, and walking tours. Take the full Line A loop in 75 minutes, or hop off to explore any of the following attractions: Line A:  Stop 1 - Castello Stop 2 - Cadorna Stop 3 - Cenacolo Stop 4 - Corso Magenta Stop 5 - Duomo Stop 6 - Manzoni - Scala Stop 7 - Manin Stop 8 - Moscova Line B: Stop 1 - Duomo Stop 2 – La Scala Stop 3 - Manin Stop 4 - Repubblica Stop 5 - Palazzo Lombardia Stop 6 - Stazione Centrale Stop 7 - Buenos Aires Stop 8 - Porta Venezia Stop 9 - San Babila Line C: Stop 1 - Castello Stop 2 - Acquario Stop 3 - Garibaldi Stop 4 - City Life Stop 5 - Casa Milan Stop 6 - Mico - Congress Centre Stop 7 - Lotto -Montebianco Stop 8 - Lido Stop 9 - Ippodromo Stop 10 - Stadio San Siro Stop 11 - Lotto - Monterosa Stop 12 - Buonarroti Stop 13 - Pagano Stop 14 - Conciliazione Stop 15 - Parco Sempione Line D (from April to October): Stop 1 - Castello Stop 2 - Cadorna Stop 3 – Cenacolo Stop 4 - Navigli Stop 5 – Via Olona Stop 6 – Corso Magenta Stop 7 – Duomo Stop 8 – La Scala Stop 9 - Brera

Milan: 1-Day Open Bus Tour

2. Milan: 1-Day Open Bus Tour

Explore the most symbolic and fascinating sights of Milan on a 1-day tour by an open-top double-decker bus. See the Basilica of Sant’ Ambrogio, San Babila, the Cathedral, La Scala Opera House, and more while hearing the stories, facts, and history of the city.  Enjoy these comfortable open buses equipped with a transparent roof, to let you enjoy the city sights even during bad weather, and special platforms to provide disabled access. The full loop takes 90 minutes including the various stops. The bus takes about 5 minutes between scheduled stops, and it’s possible to jump off at any of the following points along the way. City tour: • Castello Sforzesco • Cadorna • Cenacolo • Sant'ambrogio • Museo Scienza E Tecnica • Navigli • Parco Delle Basiliche • Universita' Studi / Policlinico • San Babila • Duomo • Scala • Palazzo Dugnani • Repubblica • Stazione Centrale • Palazzo Regione Lombardia • Gae Aulenti / Staz. Garibaldi • Cimitero Monumentale • Lega Lombarda • Acquario / Parco Sempione There is also a highlights route available with the following stops: • Piazza Castello • Duomo, Scala• San Marco• Brera, Lanza• Castello Sforzesco• Cairoli• Cadorna Station• Cenacolo• Litta

Milan: Piazza Gae Aulenti and Pelli Tower Walking Tour

3. Milan: Piazza Gae Aulenti and Pelli Tower Walking Tour

This brand-new walking tour takes you into the contemporary soul of Milan. Start from the Palazzo Lombardia, where you’ll visit the new headquarters of the Lombardy regional government. With your guide, you will head to Piazza Gae Aulenti, the amazing center of Porta Nuova District. Here you will have views of the skyscrapers that have been built since 2009, such as the Tower Pelli and the Bosco Verticale. Continue your walk along Corso Como to find Eataly, located in the former Teatro Smeraldo. This delicatessen boasts a vast variety of high-quality typical Italian products. Here, at the end of the tour, you can choose to immerse yourself in a complete food shopping and tasting experience or to enjoy an aperitivo in one of the many area cafés.

Milan: Private Porta Nuova Walking Tour with Food Tasting

4. Milan: Private Porta Nuova Walking Tour with Food Tasting

Discover Milan's Skyline on this guided tour. Learn how the city has changed in the last few years. Your professional tour guide will show you the project of the urban renewal of Porta Nuova area, which took place during the last few years. Admire Palazzo Lombardia, the Vertical Forest which is known as the Bosco Verticale, made by the Italian architect Stefano Boeri. See the Diamond Tower made by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates. Then, visit the Piazza Gae Aulenti, famous for its art installations, water features, plays of light, and the Unicredit Tower. From Piazza Gae Aulenti, enjoy a nice walk through Corso Como until Eataly Smeraldo. Where you will enjoy an authentic Italian food tasting experience. Discover the ex Smeraldo Theater, as well as their philosophy. The itinerary has been selected with the help of certified guides in order to show you more than just the tourist attractions that everyone knows. With this tour, you are guaranteed a unique experience. See Milan’s new skyline and make sure you have your camera with you as you won't want to miss out on photo opportunities.

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Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 2,359 reviews

The day was rainy, so the bus trip was ideal. It goes through several iconic points of Milan and the audio gives context to what is observed. The time between buses seems long to me (1 hour) compared to others I've used in other cities, but it seems that all companies have this same time in Milan.

A good tour to locate yourself and see everything that one will be able to see in later days. It helps a lot because Milan is extensive. If you don't have several days it's a quick superficial way to get to know Milan

It was really good !! pity that we are not on a guided tour, that is to say that we cannot visit the monuments at the same time. But for the price it's worth it.

It was not easy for us to find the departure point. Could have been written better.

Great tour of important areas of Milan. Comfortable ride.