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Milan: Half-Day Food Tour on Foot

1. Milan: Half-Day Food Tour on Foot

Savor the flavors of Italy on a 3-hour walking tour of Milan, focused on the historic district of Brera, one of the oldest neighborhoods of the city, where old world charm meets a trendy and youthful vibe. Explore the colorful history of Milan as you tour, learning how it has transformed throughout the centuries, from the use of the navigable "Navigli” canals to the new and futuristic area of the Porta Nuova, constructed to host the International Expo 2015. Your guide will entertain and educate you about the origin of the food produce you will taste, explaining how each one is made. Learn how to identify traditional melanzane alla Parmigiana (eggplant parmigiana), cannoli (Sicilian cream horns), traditional Milan dishes, and some of Milan’s finest wines. Taste Grappa in a new way, and appreciate the rich and fruity taste of this ancient drink. Try some of Italy’s legendary culatello (dry-cured ham), Milanese-style meatballs, Parma ham aged for 24 months, authentic Italian gelato, and some Milan-style aperitifs at trendy art bar La Bicicletta.

Milan: 2.5-Hour Segway Night Tour

2. Milan: 2.5-Hour Segway Night Tour

Discover Milan's most spectacular sights by night on a 2.5-hour Segway tour. Your Segway experience starts off with an orientation session and once you’re comfortable riding the Segway, you’ll embark on a journey through the futuristic districts of Milan! Your guide will escort you in a small group as you glide from the historical sites in Milan's city center, such as Piazza 25 Aprile and Porta Garibaldi, to an area of new, cutting-edge skyscrapers. Admire the Unicredit Tower, Italy’s tallest skyscraper, and marvel at the innovative Vertical Forests and glittering Diamond Tower. Learn about the newest trends in Milan, projects that are under development and the architects responsible, and also about daily life in the city from your friendly, English-speaking guide.

Milan: Food & Wine Experience Private Tour

3. Milan: Food & Wine Experience Private Tour

On this tour you will be guided through the spectacular glass constructions and modern architecture of the Porta Nuova district. This impressive project was built for the Milan Expo in 2015, which saw the participation of great stars including New Yorker Perr & Cobbs, Cèsar Pelli and the Italian Stefano Boeri of Boeri Studio, who designed the Vertical Forest that was named, “the World's most beautiful and innovative highrise”. As you walk through the area you will be experience a new vision of a sustainable city where past meets present in harmony, and you will be able to visit the historic areas of Porta Garibaldi and Porta Nuova Isola. The cultural tour ends with a gourmet experience where you will enjoy food and wine made in Italy. Starting with an aperitif (Milan is the home of the aperitivo), you will indulge in local foods like parmigiano cheese, mozzarella cheese, Prosciutto crudo di Parma served with creamy focaccia. Your guide will accompany you and explain the Italian food and wine you are tasting.

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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What people are saying about Porta Nuova

It was a great tour! Daniele was very knowledgeable as he lived in Milan for years. He showed us all the great places to experience the food culture of Milan as well as enoteca’s to try the best wines in the region. We were the only 2 people of the tour that day so fortunately it turned out to be a VIP tour. Definitely recommend anyone!

This was a great experience to get to know the non-touristy part of Milan, while also learning about its rich food and cultural history.

Paola was awesome - she was very knowledgeable, and the variety of food was great. I highly recommend it.

Great tour, learned a lot about Milan and culinary delights. Guide was very good, was really fun.

Our guide was amazing and very knowledgeable in Italian history.