Milan City Tour: Discover the Main Attractions on Foot With a Local

About this activity

Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 5 km
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Duration 1h 30m - 2h
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
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Tour preview

Hosted by Alina
  • See the city through the eyes of a local with the self-guided audio tour
  • Find the most scandalous monument in Europe and its hidden meanings
  • Explore the semiotic of medieval Milan, which helps you actually to make a wish
  • Discover the Milan palaces such as Castello Sforzesco and Palazzo Reale
This walking tour explores Milan's past and present through the eyes of a local. You'll see all the main attractions that the city has to offer. The tour begins with a visit to Piazza Cadorna. Here you'll find the Needle, Thread, and Knot monument. In addition, you'll learn that Milan isn't just the fashion capital, but also the financial, and culinary center of Italy. It'll become clear to you why so many Italians dream of living here. Passing through the famous Parco Sempione, you'll arrive at the magnificent Castello Sforzesco. On that pass, you'll find information on medieval Milan and lifehacks for the apperitivo. After walking through the shopping street via Dante, you will come to Piazza dei Mercanti. It's there that you'll be able to try the messenger used by the merchants of ancient Italy. This tour features a visit to the famous Piazza dei Affari to see what has been called the most scandalous monument. You'll discover that the term "L.O.V.E" stands for freedom, hate, revenge and eternity for Melaneses. A visit to Piazza Duomo will give you the opportunity to learn more about the history of one of the world's largest cathedrals. You'll also learn how Napoleon became the King of Italy. Additionally, you'll find a spot in the Galleria where you can make a wish. At the exit of the Galleria you'll find the monument to da Vinci and La Scala Theater. The tour will conclude with an exploration of the most artistic district of the city: Brera.

What's included

  • Recommendations for bars and restaurants
  • Walk with a local insight into the city
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Recommendations on further activities and tours
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Needle, Thread and Knot
Piazzale Luigi Cadorna
Accademia delle Arti
Via Fiori Chiari, 8
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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Meet the host, Alina
On WeGoTrip since 2022
My career has been in tourism for the last 10 years, so I will do my best to give you a sense of Italy based on my personal experiences. I am one of the most cosmopolitan people on earth: native to Russia from georgian-russian...

3 ratings & review

December 2022
a lot of cool historical notes, even for someone knowing Milan pretty well!
November 2022
wonderful tour! thank you
November 2022
Very interesting and pleasant tour through the best attractions in Milano. Highly recommended!

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