Travel to Milan, the most elegant city in Europe
Milan may be known for its great contribution to fashion, but those who have visited it have loved it for its charming culture and all the natural and historical beauties it has to offer.
Wander through a city of intense artistic activity, and enjoy a refreshing trip to the Vittorio Emanuele Gallery and the Brera Gallery where you will find works by great Italian Renaissance artists. Complete this artistic wandering with a visit to the world-famous La Scala in Milan, the temple of opera that combines aristocratic grandeur and elements of contemporary art, magnetizing every visitor.
Of course, the view of the 2nd largest Gothic cathedral in the world will take your breath away, as the imposing Duomo is the jewel of this city. Take a stroll to Duomo Square, visit Sforza Castle and enjoy a stroll between the lush park and its medieval buildings.
For all visitors there is a wandering in the most famous market of the world, in the golden square, where the four streets of fashion meet.
A gastronomic journey in Milan
Like all Italian cities, Milan hides delicious surprises for those who visit it. Start your culinary journey with the famous local gorgonzola cheese, accompanied by the local salami of the city. Continue tasting a Milanese risotto, an osso buco (beef shank) or a brasato (beef krasato). Lastly, make room for the baked chiacchiere puff pastry sprinkled with icing sugar.
The best season to visit Milan
Milan is a destination that you can visit all months of the year. In spring, summer and autumn you will enjoy the warm and favorable weather, but in winter you will be enchanted by a spectacularly decorated city to spend your Christmas holidays.
How to move around Milan
Transfer from/ to Milan
In Milan you can travel by air with flights from Thessaloniki or Athens. The airport is located 50 km outside the city and your transfer to the center can be done either by bus (8 euros) or by train (13 euros).
Milan has an organized public transport network consisting of metro, buses and trolleybuses. One ticket costs 1.50 euros and allows you unlimited use of all media within the time limit of 90 minutes. For your convenience there is the option of issuing a multipurpose ticket, daily or weekly.