Renaissance in Milan

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City, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (fluent)

Art, architecture and hidden corners of Milan in a three hour walking tour

In this walking tour you are going to discover some hidden sides of Milan. Some unaspected building or facade hide true tresures of art and architecture.

We will start the tour from what was the ancient hospital of the XV century, called Ca' Granda. you'll be charmed by its history and the architecture. Now the building is a University, so you can also enoy the presence of many young students.

You'll also be surprised by the illusionism of the Church of Santa Maria presso San Satiro created by the well-know Renaissance architect Donato Bramante.

In the last visit is at the Church of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, where you'll be fascineted by the frescos that cover its walls. Here worked some of the pupils of Leonardo da Vinci and some other painters such as Bernardino Luini, who was influenced by Leonardo's style.

This is a tour to discover something more about Milan and its art and architecture.


- Ca' Granda, the privious ancient hospital of XV century, now University
- Church of Santa Maria presso San Satiro
- Church of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore

The order of the itinarary may be different in order to cope with the opening times.
Itinerary may be flexible if you like, please contact me if you have any special request.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: By the main entrance of the University, via Festa del Perdono 7 or by the main door of the Duomo or by the nearby subway line (line 3 Yellow stop Missori)

End location: By the Church of San Maurizio Maggiore or by the nearby subway line (line 2 green stop Cadorna)

Duration: 3 hours


It's a walking tour.

What’s Included

- Visit with a professional tour guide
- Visit of hidden sites in the city center

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 euro - A few euros for a offer for the churches.

What’s Extra

- No transportation is included, but upon request that can be provided
- Any personal purchases or expenses


I do not have any restrictions in regard to my guiding, I can offer a full range of experiences.

I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

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