Decked in Versace or Prada, Milan makes a fabulous and fashionable first impression. This is the centre of Italian industry, where modernity mingles with prestige. Hop from a Wes Anderson-designed bar to the world's third largest church. Follow up an evening at the opera with a night of electronic music. Anything goes, as long as you follow the dress code and end your day around an aperitivo.
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Make the most of Milan by discovering its top attractions. Spend a day visiting the Milan Cathedral, or Duomo, and catch a show at the world-famous Teatro alla Scala opera house. Stroll through the fashion district of Quadrilatero della moda for the best shopping in Milan. Check out our packages for a stay at the best Milan hotels and great guided tours.
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What to eatRisotto, veal, hearty cassoeula (pork stew), and panettone for the holidays. See our breakdown of Italian cuisine by region here!
What to bring backFashion! Italian-made shoes, leather bags… and an A.C. Milan jersey for soccer fans.
Fun FactThis sleek and stylish city boasts a surprisingly scruffy symbol: the scrofa semilanuta, or half-woolen boar, the ancient emblem of the city. Legend claims that the Gallic founder of the city dreamt he followed this fictional, hairy sow to the valley where Milan would eventually be built.
Important InfoFor more information on all necessary travel documents and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page and the Government of Canada’s Travel and Tourism website.
Milan Tour Packages
The Italian ExplorerSet off for adventure by train to fashionable Milan, classic Rome and more.
The Italian AdventureSet off on an action-packed Italian adventure by rail! Begin in Milan and enjoy Italy’s northern lakes. Discover Venice’ and Florence’s secrets, then continue to Rome and Sorrento.
Northern Italy's CharmFall in love with Northern Italy over 9 days in Milan and Bergamo, with stops to Lake Como and St. Moritz.
Lake Como and the Pearls of PO ValleyExplore the rich tapestry of the Medieval, Neoclassical, and Renaissance Eras of Mantua and Sabbioneta
Northern Italy & Bernina ExpressFall in love with Northern Italy over 9 days in Milan and Sondrio, with stops to Lake Como and St. Moritz.
Milan, Padua, River Cruise to VeniceExplore the transition from Lombardy to the Veneto region through a captivating journey combining train travel and a scenic river cruise.
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