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Milan


Milan (Italian: Milano) is a city located on the plains of Lombardy in northern Italy. The city itself is relatively small in terms of geographical area, and has a population (as of December 2006) of 1,303,437. However, the city is also surrounded by a large metropolitan area, and when this is taken into account the total population of the area is around 7.4 million.

Milan is the financial center of Italy, and home to the Italian Stock Exchange (Italian: Borsa Italiana). Additionally, the area around the city is home to a large industrial base (including the automobile company, Alfa Romeo), and is internationally famous for its contributon to the world of fashion and design.

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Milan and the Lakes

By DK Travel

EYEWITNESS
Released: 2017-04-18
Paperback (248 pages)

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Explore the exciting history, culture, architecture, and fashion of Milan. Discover museums, foods, shops, and more.

Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Milan & the Lakes.

   • Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance.
   • Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
   • Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums.
   • Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
   • Area maps marked with sights.
   • Detailed city maps include street finder indexes for easy navigation.
   • Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.
   • Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Milan & the Lakes truly shows you this country as no one else can.

Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photographs, and illustrations of any guide.

National Geographic Walking Milan: The Best of the City (National Geographic Walking Guide)

By Fabrizia Villa

imusti
Released: 2016-03-01
Paperback (192 pages)

National Geographic Walking Milan: The Best of the City (National Geographic Walking Guide)
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See the best of Milan with this streamlined walking guide, complete with step-by-step itineraries and maps to help you explore the city like a pro and navigate like a local. Created in a handy, take-along format, this guide is written by a seasoned travel writer to help conjure the spirit of the place enhanced by stunning photography. More than just a guidebook, Walking Milan is full of information about the city and its people.

Top 10 Milan and the Lakes (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide)

By DK Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2018-04-17
Paperback (160 pages)

Top 10 Milan and the Lakes (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide)
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An unbeatable, pocket-sized guide to best of Milan and the Lakes, packed with photos and maps, insider tips, useful advice, and a laminated pullout map of the area.

Top 10 lists showcase the best places to visit in Milan and the Lakes, from the Duomo and Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper in Milan to Lake Como and Lake Garda. Nine easy-to-follow itineraries explore Milan and the Lakes' most interesting sights--from vibrant Milanese neighborhoods and well-curated museums to historic villages and beautiful churches--while reviews of the best hotels, shops, and restaurants in Milan and the Lakes will help you plan your perfect trip.

The perfect pocket-size travel companion: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Milan & the Lakes.

Rick Steves Snapshot Milan & the Italian Lakes District

By Rick Steves

Rick Steves
Released: 2018-01-16
Paperback (112 pages)

Rick Steves Snapshot Milan & the Italian Lakes District
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You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Milan and the Italian lakes district.

In this compact guide, Rick Steves covers the essentials of Milan and the Italian lakes district, including Lake Como and Lake Maggiore. Relax in the sleepy village of Varenna, visit the Villa Taranto Botanical Gardens, or check out the museums in Sforza Castle. You'll get Rick's firsthand advice on the best sights, eating, sleeping, and nightlife, and the maps and self-guided tours will ensure you make the most of your experience. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves Snapshot guide is a tour guide in your pocket.

Rick Steves Snapshot guides consist of excerpted chapters from Rick Steves European country guidebooks. Snapshot guides are a great choice for travelers visiting a specific city or region, rather than multiple European destinations. These slim guides offer all of Rick's up-to-date advice on what sights are worth your time and money. They include good-value hotel and restaurant recommendations, with no introductory information (such as overall trip planning, when to go, and travel practicalities).

Fodor's Milan 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: 2015-05-12
Paperback (128 pages)

Fodor s Milan 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide)
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This book identifies and explores in depth the top 25 sights in Milan in a compact, pocket-sized guidebook that also covers other popular spots and major neighborhoods all over the city, including shops, entertainment options, restaurants, hotels, and useful details like helpful web sites and travel information to make your short trip to Milan a great trip.



This guide is updated annually. 



This travel guide includes:

· A useful, weather-resistant pullout city map and a metro map for easy navigation

· Full-color photos and full-size street maps of major neighborhoods.

· Neighborhood walks that show off the best of the city with self-guided tour ideas

· Essential info – hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, and more

· Popular day-trip destinations.

· A two-day itinerary to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path.

· Many hotel, restaurant, and entertainment recommendations

· Major sights covered include the Arco della Pace, Basilica di Sant' Ambrogio, Ca' Granda, Teatro alla Scala, Santa Maria della Passione, Santa Maria delle Grazie, San Maurizio, San Lorenzo Maggiore, Pinacoteca di Brera, Castello Sforzesco, Duomo, Corso Magenta, Navigli, Parco Sempione, and Palazzo Reale.



With its full-color photography and top 25 to do lists, Fodor’s 25 Best books are the perfect companion for any traveler. A pull out map with major sights marked, is included.  



About Fodor’s: Written by locals, Fodor’s travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years.

Lonely Planet Pocket Milan & the Lakes (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
Released: 2015-12-01
Kindle Edition (160 pages)

Lonely Planet Pocket Milan & the Lakes (Travel Guide)
 
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Pocket Milan & the Lakes is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Admire the ageless marble facade of the Duomo, explore Milan's stunning collection of 20th-century art, or catch an evening performance at Teatro alla Scala; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Milan and the Lakes and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Milan & the Lakes:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Free, convenient pull-out Milan map (included in print version), plus over 18 colour neighbourhood maps
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers Parco Sempione, Porta Garibaldi, Brera, Duomo, San Babila, Navigli, Porta Romana, Corso Magenta, Sant'Ambrogio, Quadrilatero d'Oro, Giardini Pubblici, and more

eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones)

  • Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges
  • Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews
  • Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience
  • Seamlessly flip between pages
  • Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash
  • Embedded links to recommendations' websites
  • Zoom-in maps and images
  • Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Milan & the Lakes a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximise a quick trip experience.

  • Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of the Italian Lakes? Check out our Lonely Planet Italian Lakes guide.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out our Lonely Planet Italy guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Lonely Planet Discover Italy, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

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3 Day Guide to Milan: A 72-hour Definitive Guide on What to See, Eat and Enjoy in Milan, Italy (3 Day Travel Guides Book 17)

By 3 Day City Guides

Released: 2015-05-08
Kindle Edition (86 pages)

3 Day Guide to Milan: A 72-hour Definitive Guide on What to See, Eat and Enjoy in Milan, Italy (3 Day Travel Guides Book 17)
 
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See. Eat. Sleep. Enjoy. A 72-Hour Guide to Milan, Italy.



City breaks are perfect for those long weekends away. You go to a city and you’ve got only a short amount of time to see the sights, there’s no time to get distracted. But what if you don’t know exactly what to do and see? Which places to eat at? When the best time is to visit?

Milan is renowned as one of Italy's (or the world for that matter) most fashionable cities -but beneath its cool exterior is a wealth of historic and artistic masterpieces, including the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, the Last Supper painting, and the famous La Scala Opera House. Travelers to Milan will find a fast-paced, glamorous city with a thriving cultural scene and an unapologetic love of shopping. An exciting blend of fashion, culture and architecture, Milan has much to offer any one who decides to visit this vibrant metropolis.

Inside 3 Day Guide to Milan: A 72-hour definitive guide on what to see, eat and enjoy in Milan, Italy:
  • History - We’ve put together a historic overview of Milan and Italy, exploring the city’s beginnings as a small village to becoming one of the worlds most recognized trendsetters.

  • Climate - Being comfortable and enjoying yourself often links to the weather and when you go. Our brief guide to the usual climate of Italy and that of Milan can help you decide how to see the city, whether in warm summer or inviting spring.

  • City Overview - With a history so rich and varied, the design and culture all packed into this city, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. This guide provides information about all the favorite tourist spots and those that are lesser known, with it you’ll learn all there is to know about places to go in the city that you might not have even imagined were there.

  • Transport – Train or plane, however you want to get to Milan, it’s all made simpler with our handy guide to transport to and around the city. This book is packed with tips and tricks to help you keep travel stress free and cross the city like a local.

  • Sight-seeing - Helping you to make the most of your visit and turn your holiday into the trip of a life time this guide is full of attractions to suit any type of adventurer, including; architecture, museums, nightclubs, squares, music and culture.

  • 3 Day Itinerary - For those of you who aren’t sure exactly what you want to see but want to explore Milan to the fullest there’s a handy itinerary all drawn up for you. Just pick and choose which parts you want to use and your trip of a lifetime is set.

  • Best Places for Any Budget - With comprehensive lists and reviews of the best places to eat, sleep and enjoy a night out all arranged by budget levels you’re bound to find something for you no matter what your budget is.


  • Download your kindle copy of 3 Day Guide to Milan: A 72-hour definitive guide on what to see, eat and enjoy in Milan, Italy to help you turn a weekend away into the trip of a lifetime.

    Lonely Planet The Italian Lakes (Travel Guide)

    By Lonely Planet & Marc Di Duca

    Lonely Planet
    Paperback (280 pages)

    Lonely Planet The Italian Lakes (Travel Guide)
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

    Lonely Planet The Italian Lakes is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Tour the vineyards of Lombard, get active on Lake Garda, be awed by Milan's Duomo, 600 years in the making and now yours to explore; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the Italian Lakes and begin your journey now!

    Inside Lonely Planet The Italian Lakes Travel Guide:

    • Colour maps and images throughout
    • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
    • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
    • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
    • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
    • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including history, art, literature, cinema, music, architecture, politics, landscapes, cuisine, wine and customs and etiquette.
    • Covers Lake Como, Lake Maggiore, Lake Garda, Lake Lugano, Lake d'Iseo, Lake Orta, Milan, Bergamo, Brescia, Verona, Cremona, Mantua, Bellagio and more

    The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet The Italian Lakes, our most comprehensive guide to the region, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

    • Looking for a guide focused on Milan? Check out Lonely Planet Pocket Milan & the Lakes, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss top sights for a quick trip.
    • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Italy guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer.

    About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and phrasebooks for 120 languages, and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more, enabling you to explore every day. Lonely Planet enables the curious to experience the world fully and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves, near or far from home.

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    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Milan & the Lakes

    By DK Travel

    DK Eyewitness Travel
    Released: 2015-04-07
    Paperback (248 pages)

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    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Milan and the Lakes is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans and reconstructions of the must-see sights, plus street-by-street maps of popular neighborhoods. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions.

    This uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel Guide will help you to discover everything area-by-area, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets, while detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus, or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Milan effortlessly.

    With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Milan and the Lakes truly shows you this region as no one else can.

    Insight Guides Pocket Milan (Insight Pocket Guides)

    By Insight Guides

    Insight Guides
    Paperback (144 pages)

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    Insight Guides: Inspiring your next adventure
    Milan is a city steeped in cultural and historical riches, offering some of the world's finest dining, sport, shopping, architecture and opera. Be inspired to visit by the brand new Insight Pocket Guide Milan, a concise, full-colour guide to this iconic city that combines lively text with vivid photography to highlight the best that the city has to offer.

    Inside Insight Pocket Guide Milan:

    Where To Go details all the key areas in the city, from the San Siro to the neoclassical city gate at Porta Ticinese, while handy maps on the cover flaps help you find your way around, and are cross-referenced to the text.

    Top 10 Attractions gives a run-down of the best sights to take in on your trip, including the stunning Milan Cathedrals and the Piazza del Duomo.

    Perfect Day provides an itinerary for one day in Milan.

    What To Do is a snapshot of ways to spend your spare time in Milan, with detailed suggestions including shopping, entertainment and dining.

    Essential information on Milan's culture, including a brief history of the city.

    Eating Out covers the city's best cuisine.

    Curated listings of the best hotels and restaurants.

    A-Z of all the practical information you'll need.

    About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.

    'Insight Guides has spawned many imitators but is still the best of its type.' - Wanderlust Magazine



     
     
     

     
     
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