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Our most recommended Brera District Tours

  • Best of Milan Tour with Skip-the-Line to Duomo & Last Supper

    1. Best of Milan Tour with Skip-the-Line to Duomo & Last Supper

    Led by your local, English-speaking guide, you’ll visit some iconic sights and some off the beaten track. Skip the line at Milan Duomo and experience this world-famous cathedral without waiting. Then, admire the medieval Sforza Castle from the outside.

    Explore the cobbled streets of the Brera district, the beating heart of Milan’s social and cultural life. Hear about all the famous artists and thinkers that have called Brera home. Also, get some up-to-date recommendations of places to revisit later for a drink or a meal. Finally, admire "The Last Supper", Leonardo Da Vinci’s phenomenal mural. Tickets for this masterpiece can be a challenge to acquire, but yours are included with special skip-the-line access. Listen as your guide points out the details and enjoy your guaranteed 15 minutes with the fresco.

    We loved the tour. We learned so much. Barbara has great energy. It was a great introduction to Milan.

  • Milan: Brera District & Pinacoteca Guided Experience

    2. Milan: Brera District & Pinacoteca Guided Experience

    Start your day of adventure at the famous Pinacoteca, Milan's premier art gallery, housing some of the world's most important classical paintings. With this tour, you will get to experience a 2 hour guided experience through the gallery with a monolingual tour guide. Don't miss this unique opportunity to visit the Pinacoteca and be hypnotized by Milan's most famous collection of paintings. The gallery has on offer, artworks by masters like Raffaello, Caravaggio, Hayez and many others. Enhance your experience walking amongst these relics with a friendly and informative guide who can teach you about the works and the artists themselves.  Follow up your tour of the art gallery with a stroll through the charming street of Brera and immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere. Your guide will be sure to show you the abundance of small artisans and local shops of canvas, perfumes and so on tha...

    Our tour with Laura was very enjoyable. She is very knowledgable and passionate about the artwork. We had taken similar tours in Florence at Uffizi Gallery and in Rome. Being with a guide is so much more enjoyable than the headphone tours or just wandering aimlessly. They know how to pick a good cross section of artwork and bring the paintings to life in their time periods by pointing out details that the regular person may overlook. It was a relaxed, very informative tour.

  • Milan: Half-Day Food Tour on Foot

    3. Milan: Half-Day Food Tour on Foot

    Savor the flavors of Italy on a 3-hour walking tour of Milan, focused on the historic district of Brera, one of the oldest neighborhoods of the city, where old world charm meets a trendy and youthful vibe. Explore the colorful history of Milan as you tour, learning how it has transformed throughout the centuries, from the use of the navigable "Navigli” canals to the new and futuristic area of the Porta Nuova, constructed to host the International Expo 2015. Your guide will entertain and educate you about the origin of the food produce you will taste, explaining how each one is made. Learn how to identify traditional melanzane alla Parmigiana (eggplant parmigiana), cannoli (Sicilian cream horns), traditional Milan dishes, and some of Milan’s finest wines. Taste Grappa in a new way, and appreciate the rich and fruity taste of this ancient drink. Try some of Italy’s leg...

    Very nice tour, a lot of tastings and a very informative and friendly guide. I highly recommend

  • Milan: Private Fashion Tour

    4. Milan: Private Fashion Tour

    Led by a fashion expert, your 3-hour tour begins in Milan’s Navigli district. Admire the artisan boutiques and hear the stories behind the showrooms. Stop at the Antonio Marras concept store – a space that contrasts modern clothing with the elements of the old factory building. Continue to one of Milan’s hidden gems, known for its quality fabrics. Walk along the chic streets and stop to visit a Japanese jewelry shop and atelier, where the designer makes her jewelry. Enjoy a coffee break at a rustic-chic café before heading to the Cavalli e Nastri boutique, known for its stylish garments. Your last stop is the Armani boutique, an impressive building filled with luxurious items.

  • Historic Milan 3.5-Hour Afternoon Segway Tour

    5. Historic Milan 3.5-Hour Afternoon Segway Tour

    Jump on your Segway and ride effortlessly to the most famous attractions in Milan’s historic center. On this 3.5-hour tour you’ll start off at Sforza Castle, where your guide will provide interesting historical commentary. The tour will take you to the Arco della Pace (the Peace Arch) and the Piazza della Scala, home to the world-famous Teatro alla Scala (Scala Opera House) and Palazzo Marino. Next you will see the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and then Piazza del Duomo, where you will be able to take in the beauty of Milan's massive cathedral and learn about the other monuments lining the square. If you like, the guide will take your photo in front of the iconic cathedral. Next head to Piazza Mercanti, then travel the Chinese district passage along via Paolo Sarpi to Porta Garibaldi (the Garibaldi Gate) and Corso Como. Then see Milan's new skyline and learn about the history of the ne...

    The Segway tour took us around the old, new and Chinatown areas of Milan. This tour is perfect for anyone who hasn't used a Segway before as we had a basic understanding within 5 mins and the guide took the time to ensure we were safe and had enough breaks throughout the journey.

  • Milan: 2.5-Hour City Tour by Tram

    6. Milan: 2.5-Hour City Tour by Tram

    Discover Milan on a slow tram ride through the city center, starting in Piazzale Cadorna, under the famous "Needle-and-Thread" monument. Visit Sforza Castle, where your guide will tell you the history of the Ducal residence and one of the largest citadels in Europe. Located at the margins of Sempione Park, the castle provides panoramic views of the Arch of Peace, Milan’s commemorative arch, built by Luigi Cagnola at the request of Napoleon. Traveling on Line No. 1, cross the city center to see the historic streetcars of the 1930s. Pass through the Brera district en route to Cordusio, the heart of Milan’s Financial District. Then, take a walking tour of the city center to see the imposing Duomo (Cathedral), covered Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, and La Scala Opera House. Back on Tram No. 1, ride through the Fashion District. Pass the consulate buildings of the Diplomatic Quarters, and adm...

  • Milan: 2-Hour Rickshaw Sightseeing Tour

    7. Milan: 2-Hour Rickshaw Sightseeing Tour

    Travel in style as you explore Milan's most beautiful locations from the comfort of an eco-friendly rickshaw accompanied by a multilingual personal guide. Admire monuments, palaces, churches, squares, and parks as you zip around the city. See sights such as the majestic Duomo Cathedral, Szfora Castle and Sempione Park with its impressive Arch of Peace monument. Marvel at the architecture of Santa Maria Delle Grazie Church, home to Da Vinci's famous Last Supper painting, admire the facade of the Sant’Ambrogio Basilica and discover the financial district, where you can spot the provocative L.O.V.E statue. Soak up the rich atmosphere of traditional Italian plazas such as Mercanti Square and La Scala Opera House Square and visit the elegant Brera District as well as many other attractions on this sightseeing tour.

  • Milan: Favorite Foods Private Tasting Tour

    8. Milan: Favorite Foods Private Tasting Tour

    Journey through the cuisine of Italy on a private tasting tour of Milan exclusive to you. Indulge in a variety of sweet and savory treats, and get recommendations on what to do and where to eat during the rest of your time in the city.  Start in the hip Brera neighborhood and experience the intimate streets with your guide. Sample local delicacies such as cured ham, a gelato made from organic produce, and a popular sandwich known as tramezzino, typically sold throughout the day. Learn the history of the city and its traditions from a local perspective along the way. Stop at an artisan chocolate shop to meet the local chocolatiers and sample a selection of their tasty treats. Continue to another area to try a delicious pizza at a chic bakery, and take part in a cheese tasting at the Eataly food emporium. Sip a glass of local wine at a popular bar, and more.

    Was very interesting and great food. It was supposed to be 3 hours, but we only got 2.

  • Milan 3–Hour Cultural Bike Tour

    9. Milan 3–Hour Cultural Bike Tour

    Take a 3-hour bike tour of Milan and discover Renaissance monuments, Leonardo’s projects and ancient basilicas. The first stop is the colossal Castello Sforza, once home to Milan’s ruling families during the Renaissance. Head to ruins of the Roman era, when Milan was the capital of the Empire. Move on to the Duomo Cathedral, the symbol of Milan, and marvel at its 135 spires. Visit the Teatro alla Scala, one of the leading opera houses of the world. See other historic monuments and buildings, blending tradition with centuries of innovation. Experience a unique journey from the ancient to the contemporary, discovering the landmarks of the city as well as its hidden gems.

  • Milan: History and Architecture Private Guided Tour

    10. Milan: History and Architecture Private Guided Tour

    Meet your friendly guide in the bustling Piazza del Duomo then set off on your tour to discover the very best that Milan has to offer. Follow your guide through the city’s charming streets, admiring the intricate and impressive architecture that surrounds you. Along the way, learn about the various architectural influences in the city as well as some of Milan’s most prominent architects. Highlights of the tour include the Duomo, the Gallery of Victor Emanuel, La Scala Theater, and more. You’ll also uncover hidden gems that only the locals know about, including Corso Garibaldi, Corso Como, and Isola. By the end of the tour, you’ll have a better understanding of Milan’s impressive history and architecture, as well as plenty of tips and recommendations to enhance your visit.

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What people are saying about Brera District

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 465 reviews

Our tour guide, Elisa, was knowledgeable, personable, articulate, and engaging. She weaved history with art and culture effortlessly in a manner that was easy to understand and educational. The 3hrs of touring was just right for us 3 adults. We would highly recommend this tour, especially our guide, Elisa.

Choose this tour as the first thing you do in Milan. Many highlights of the city and areas of interest are shown. Of course the Doumo and Last Supper were amazing. Our guide was very knowledgeable and offered many great tips about Milano.

I had a fabulous adventure. Aliza was amazing and I was able to navigate the city the next day due to her information I would recommend this tour to any and everyone To see Milano this way was perfect. Grazie mille Teri

Barbera was a wonderful guide - extremely knowledgeable and funny!

Lara was an excellent guide. Tour was interesting and intelligent