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Milan Bike tours

Our most recommended Milan Bike tours

Milan: Hidden Gems Guided Bike Ride

1. Milan: Hidden Gems Guided Bike Ride

Emark on a bike tour with an expert guide who will show you the places that tourists never find. Cycle away from the busy and noisy city center to see a green, quiet, and relaxed side of Milan. Discover less visited neighborhoods for a glimpse into real Milanese life. Hear local legends, discover a rich history of Milan and enjoy the freedom of traveling by bike in the city. Take a break at typical italian café to refuel with home-made ice cream, espresso or a cocktail. Cycle through the most upscale parts of Milan, as well as the historic worker's area. Discover the contrast of the city and learn about its industrial heritage as well as contemporary character.

Milan: Grand City Highlights E-Bike Tour

2. Milan: Grand City Highlights E-Bike Tour

Start your tour in the vibrant Navigli district, a popular aperitif area with beautiful canals. Then, head to the Milan Stock Exchange, the Duomo, the Sforzesco Castle, amongst others. Listen to your knowledgeable guide as they explain the city's history as well as interesting anecdotes about the present. Cycle through the luxuriant Sempione Park and the Vittorio Emanuele Gallery as you explore the city center. Discover the old town that shows both the glorious past of the city and its breathtaking modernity which characterizes the development of Milan during the 21st century.  Explore the new city districts including Gae Aulenti, marvel at the Vertical Wood building and cross the most elegant squares.

The Bike Tour of Milan

3. The Bike Tour of Milan

Ride through Milan with and discover the city's highlights like the Duomo, Palazzo Reale, and La Scala. Follow your guide and listen as they regale you with fascinating tales and facts about the city's past and present. Start your ride in the historical and lively Ticinese district and pedal through the must-see areas of the center. See the stunning Gothic cathedral of the Duomo, the sober Palazzo Reale, the elegant Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, and the world-famous opera house 'La Scala'. From there, head to Brera, the artists' quarter, home to the city's Pinacoteca, before taking a leap back in time to immerse yourself in the new emerging architecture of the Porta Nuova district. Make a triumphal entrance to the Castello Sforzesco, breathe and slow down a little in the city's green lung, the Parco Sempione, with its elegant neoclassical Arco della Pace. Return to the starting point, but not before visiting the Roman ruins from the imperial era, when Milan was the capital of a glorious Roman Empire, with its Palace, Circus, and Amphitheater.

Milan: 3-Hour Private Bike Tour

4. Milan: 3-Hour Private Bike Tour

Meet up with your guide in the morning or afternoon and take off on a group cycling tour of the most evocative and interesting places of art and history in the center of Milan. Cycle to the outside of the Sforza Castle monument, visit its inner courtyards and get an explanation of its art and history. Afterwards, view the Peace Arch, Santa Maria delle Grazie, Darsena and the canals to take a few photos with your camera. Then, hop back on your bikes and head to San Lorenzo and the Roman columns, the Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, the Roman ruins via Brisa, the Piazza Affari and the Maurizio Cattelan contemporary art installation L.O.V.E, where you'll have another short stop for photos. Then, head to Mercanti Square, La Scala Square, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele and finally, Duomo Square for another short photo session before heading back to the starting point of the tour.

Milan 3–Hour Cultural Bike Tour

5. 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's Modern Architecture: 3-Hour Bike Tour

6. Milan's Modern Architecture: 3-Hour Bike Tour

For this 3-hour bike tour you’ll be provided with a light and comfortable bicycle, equipped with a basket or a side pannier if required. As soon as the saddle of your bike has been adjusted for your comfort, you’ll be ready to start cycling through the park surrounding the Sforza Castle. When you reach the castle, your guide will provide an overview of the historic building. Continue from this medieval monument to Porta Nuova, the city’s newest district – an area that’s becoming increasingly popular with both locals and visitors. Next you’ll ride to the city center, discovering precious gems of architecture of past centuries. You’ll be riding mainly on bike lanes, but there are a few points and crossroads that will require your attention. The pace of the tour is slow and you can ask the guide to stop when you have question or would like to take photos.

Milan: Navigli Evening Bike Tour with Aperitivo

7. Milan: Navigli Evening Bike Tour with Aperitivo

For this 3-hour evening bike tour in Milan you’ll be provided with light and comfortable bike, equipped (on request) with a basket or a side pannier. As soon as the saddle of your bike has been adjusted for your comfort, you’ll be ready to start cycling through the park. Make a quick stop for the guide to give you a brief overview of the castle and its history. Enjoy the slow pace of the tour. You can ask the guide to stop when you have questions or would like to take photos. It takes around 30 minutes to reach the Navigli area from the rental shop. Navigli is a well-known entertainment district, where you’ll stop to enjoy a classic aperitivo along the banks of a canal. Relax as you sip a glass of wine or beer, accompanied by some snacks, and watch as a colorful and cheerful crowd gathers. The guide is a local expert so you’ll be able learn about the historical background of the canals.

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What people are saying about Milan

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 327 reviews

This was such a fun way to spend the morning in Milan. Polina was a great guide who took us to places that might not show up in a typical itinerary. The routes we took during the tour were extremely scenic. Would highly recommend doing this during your stay in Milan!

We really enjoyed the guided bike ride. Everything was well organized, educational and we riding bikes through the city was a lot of fun for the whole family!

Really enjoyed this tour of the beautiful city of Milan. Informal but professional and informative guide. Would highly recommend.

Really fun bike tour, very worth it to get a good sense of Milan beyond the historical tourist spots

Excellent! The tour guide was friendly, informative and paced the tour really well!