See Milan by bike! The busy city will show its more relaxed side and you are bound to fall in love with the quaint streets and green areas.
Cycle along the tree-lined streets and ornamental bridges lead by your licenced guide and get to know Milan through the eyes of a local. During your journey you will see such historical sites as the Sforzesco Castle, the gothic Duomo, the artists’ Brera district and the La Scala Opera House in the fashion district of the city.This tour is the best way to get your bearings if you’re a first-time visitor!
10:00am: Meet your guide at Arco della Pace (Sempione square) and mount your bike.
Your tour starts from the Arco della Pace (Arch of Peace), an impressive neoclassical arch at the north entrance of the Parco Sempione: the most beautiful park in all of Milan. Milan is relatively flat so you can peddle with ease through the tree-lined streets.
You will pass through the entrance of the 15th century Sforzesco Castle, built by the Duke of Milan. Nowadays the castle houses several of the city's museums and art collections. The tour continues to the Duomo, one of the world’s largest Gothic cathedrals with 135 spires and 3,200 statues crammed onto the roof and façade. Next you will see the world-famous La Scala Theatre where the likes of Pavarotti have performed throughout the centuries.
Finally, you cycle through the Brera district, an area rich in history, art and culture making it one of the most distinctive and fascinating places to visit in the city. Brera is the true soul of Milan with its many art galleries and historic bars and "literary cafes" featuring outdoor seating which were frequented by artists and students of the Art Academy. Nowadays, these cafes are still a popular meeting place for the Milanese of all ages.1:00pm: You will return to Arco della Pace, Sempione Square.
01 Apr - 31 Oct: Daily
2 hours 30 minutes
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Tour departs from Arco della Pace, Sempione Square.
The tour ends at Arco della Pace, Sempione Square.
Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the details. Times subjected to organization and/or traffic problems.
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