Milan is one of the top fashion cities in the world but there is much more to see in this trendy, urban metropolis! It is also home to an incredible heritage of art and culture which includes one of Leonardo da Vinci’s greatest masterpieces: the Last Supper. Guarantee your visit to see one of the most famous masterpieces in the world: reservations to see this legendary painting are limited and sell out quickly, sometimes months in advance. Choose this tour and be guaranteed advance booking and skip the line tickets. Plus you'll take part in a half-day tour of Milan.
First of all, you will visit Milan’s most famous opera house, the fabulous La Scala Theatre. Founded in 1778 and still in use today, some of the world’s greatest musicians and opera singers have performed here, including Pavarotti and Giuseppe Verdi, whose famous operas such as 'Falstaff' often premiered here.
Your half-day sightseeing tour of Milan also includes a walking tour, that will allow you to get to know the most stylish city in Italy. Stop by the alluring Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, built in the 19th century and featuring a glass vault. Full of fashionable shops and cafes, it is called the 'living room of Milan' because of its importance over the years as a meeting point of Milanese inhabitants.
The next stop will be the splendid Duomo (internal visit, except for exceptional religious services), one of the largest and most evocative Gothic cathedrals in the world. About 135 spires and 3,200 statues are arranged on the roof and facade of this breathtaking church.
You will then take a panoramic tour by sightseeing bus, which will allow you to visit the medieval Sforza Castle (external visit from the bus). An imposing medieval castle and fortress, it was once the seat and residence of the family that ruled over Milan and now houses some of the city's museums and art collections.
Last but not least, the Last Supper is kept inside the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan, earning a place as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The delicacy of this painting and its importance are such that tickets to visit the Last Supper are strictly limited to those who book in advance. With this skip-the-line ticket, you will be guaranteed access with advance booking, avoid queues at the entrance and enjoy an intimate view of the Last Supper.