HEAD OFF TO MILAN !
Constantly changing, Milan is resolutely anchored in the present and is the Italian capital of fashion and design, but also the biggest economic hub of Italy. This diversity is the strength of this historical city of Lombardy.
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
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You cannot visit Italy without tasting a pizza. The warm atmosphere and pleasant decor of this restaurant create the ideal setting to taste the enormous pizzas of the chef.
The best way to tour Milan is with an ice cream in your hand. A good excuse to give in to the temptations of Gelato Ecologico, a local institution created in 1970, offering ice cream without colouring or preservatives.
Symbolic of Milan, it is one of the largest cathedrals of the world. Children will be impressed by the size of this building and the skill of its design. The gargoyles are in abundance, and from the roof of the cathedral, you have a unique view of the city.
If you want the sea and beach in Milan, head for Idroscalo! This park has lots of enjoyable activities for the whole family. You can practice water sports like pedalo and swimming, but you can also jog, roller-blade or climb: the choice is yours. It is up to you!
MUSEUMS & EXHIBITIONS
La Scala Theatre Museum
Adults and children will be able to discover musical instruments, the portraits of the greatest musicians from Verdi to Toscanini, the auditorium and the machinery backstage. A good way to learn more about Scala, one of the most famous theatres of the world.
The Child and Toy Museum
In this original museum, the whole family can discover the world of toys from 1700 to 1960. From the wooden tricycle to the model aeroplane and an electronic robot, walk through time in the museum.
ZOOS, AQUARIUMS, PARKS & GARDENS
The Milan Aquarium
The Milan Aquarium is one of the largest and oldest in Italy. Although it contains mostly sea and fresh-water fish from Italy, some of its tanks have species from Africa, Asia and Latin America.
This park is the oldest of the city and the Museum of Natural History and the Planetarium are in its grounds. It is a popular green area, ideal for enjoying a picnic or sharing an Italian ice cream with the family. The children can play among the swans and ponies.