Italy

Book Hotel

Book Rental Car

Calendars

Cheap Flights

Cycling Tours

History

Language

Maps

Music

Recipes

Skiing

Towns and Cities
  Florence
  Genoa
  Milan
  Naples
  Rome
  Turin
  Venice
  More Italian Cities

Travel Guides

Weather

Links
   Italian Cookbook Downloads
   Italian Recipe eBooks
   Italian Recipes
   Italy Country Information
   Italy Travel Downloads
   Learn Italian Downloads
   Learn Italian eBooks
   Travel Downloads
   Travel eBooks
   Travel Magazines
   More Links


 















































 
Travel Guide 2   >   Europe   >   Italy   >   Towns and Cities   >   Milan

   
 

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.

For current weather information, we recommend:

Comments about Milan


Please share your comments about Milan, Italy:

   


Books about Milan


Here are some books about Milan:

Disclosure: Products details and descriptions provided by Amazon.com. Our company may receive a payment if you purchase products from them after following a link from this website.

Lonely Planet Pocket Milan (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
Released: 2018-12-18
Paperback (160 pages)

Lonely Planet Pocket Milan (Travel Guide)
List Price: $13.99*
Lowest New Price: $6.88*
Lowest Used Price: $5.37*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 13:25 Pacific 22 Jul 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:

Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher*

Lonely Planet’s Pocket Milan 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 and catch an evening performance at Teatro alla Scala – all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Milan and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Pocket’s Milan:

  • 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, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Free, convenient pull-out map (included in print version), plus over 19 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

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Pocket Milan is our colourful, easy to use, handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, providing on-the-go assistance for those seeking the best sights and experiences on a short visit or weekend break.

Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s 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 grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times

‘Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia)

*Source: Nielsen BookScan: Australia, UK, USA, 5/2016-4/2017

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Milan and the Lakes

By DK Travel

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

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Milan and the Lakes
List Price: $20.00*
Lowest New Price: $13.26*
Lowest Used Price: $6.34*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 13:25 Pacific 22 Jul 2019 More Info)


Click Here
  • EYEWITNESS
Product Description:

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.

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)
List Price: $14.00*
Lowest New Price: $9.40*
Lowest Used Price: $8.19*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 13:25 Pacific 22 Jul 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
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.

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)
List Price: $14.95*
Lowest New Price: $7.25*
Lowest Used Price: $3.19*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 13:25 Pacific 22 Jul 2019 More Info)


Click Here
  • Natl Geographic Society
Product Description:
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.

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
List Price: $9.99*
Lowest New Price: $6.93*
Lowest Used Price: $2.19*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 13:25 Pacific 22 Jul 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:

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).

Insight Guides Pocket Milan (Travel Guide with Free eBook) (Insight Pocket Guides)

By Insight Guides

Insight Guides
Paperback (144 pages)

Insight Guides Pocket Milan (Travel Guide with Free eBook) (Insight Pocket Guides)
List Price: $9.99*
Lowest New Price: $4.92*
Lowest Used Price: $3.90*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 13:25 Pacific 22 Jul 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:

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

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)
List Price: $21.99*
Lowest New Price: $13.24*
Lowest Used Price: $8.50*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 13:25 Pacific 22 Jul 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:

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.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

Milan Marco Polo Pocket Travel Guide - with pull out map (Marco Polo Pocket Guides)

By Marco Polo Travel Publishing

Marco Polo Travel Publishing, Ltd.
Released: 2019-03-08
Paperback (148 pages)

Milan Marco Polo Pocket Travel Guide - with pull out map (Marco Polo Pocket Guides)
List Price: $11.99*
Lowest New Price: $7.09*
Lowest Used Price: $9.70*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 13:25 Pacific 22 Jul 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
Marco Polo Pocket Guide Milan: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips


Explore Milan with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the city's trendiest places, and get tips on shopping and what to do on a limited budget. There are plenty of ideas for travel with kids, and a summary of all the festivals and events that take place. Let Marco Polo show you all this wonderful Italian city has to offer…

Milan is no simple city: on the one hand it is noisy until late at night, on the other there are delightful, peaceful corners right in the center. It is fast-paced and almost impossibly busy, but it is known for its big heart. Experience a colorful, eclectic city of creative minds, bankers and the arts - the city has one of the best opera houses in the world, unique museums and streets with the greatest density of designer boutiques. Enjoy an aperitif in one of the beautiful bars, climb up to the roof of the cathedral, and take a stroll through the center…This is Milan!

Your Marco Polo Milan Pocket Guide includes:

• Insider Tips – we show you the hidden gems and little known secrets that offer a real insight into the city. Take a look behind the scenes at La Scala and see the set designs and costumes for the opera, enjoy a relaxed lunch at Dolce & Gabbana and admire panoramic views of the city’s skyline.

• Best of – find the best things to do for free, the best ‘only in’ Milan experiences, the best things to do if it rains and the best places to relax and spoil yourself.

• Sightseeing – all the top sights are organized by area so you can easily plan your day.

• Discovery Tours – specially tailored tours that will get you to the heart of Milan. Discover and experience all the delights that define Milan with these inspirational itineraries.

• Milan in full-color – Marco Polo Pocket Guide Milan includes full-color photos throughout the guide bringing the city to life offering you a real taste of what you can see and enjoy on your trip.

• Touring App – download any of the Discovery Tours to your smartphone, complete with the detailed route description and map exactly as featured in the guide, free of charge. The maps can be used offline too, so no roaming charges. The perfect navigational tool with distance indicators and landmarks highlighting the correct direction to travel in as well as GPS coordinates along the way. Enjoy stress-free sightseeing and never get lost again!

• Street Atlas and pull-out map – we’ve included a detailed street atlas and a handy, pull-out map so you can pop the guide in your bag for a full-on sightseeing day or head out with just the map to enjoy your Discovery Tour.

• Useful Italian phrases – the essential words and phrases are included to help you get by.

Trust Marco Polo Pocket Guide Milan to show you around this fabulous city. The comprehensive coverage and unique insights will ensure you experience everything Milan has to offer and more. The special tips, personal insights and unusual experiences will help you make the most of your trip - just arrive and enjoy.

Milan Shopping Guide 2019: Best Rated Stores in Milan, Italy - Stores Recommended for Visitors, (Shopping Guide 2019)

By Andrea Y. Weidman

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (48 pages)

Milan Shopping Guide 2019: Best Rated Stores in Milan, Italy - Stores Recommended for Visitors, (Shopping Guide 2019)
List Price: $9.25*
Lowest New Price: $9.25*
Lowest Used Price: $13.94*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 13:25 Pacific 22 Jul 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
The stores found in this shopping guide are the most positively reviewed and recommended by locals and travelers. Antiques, Arcades, Art Galleries, Arts & Crafts, Baby Gear & Furniture, Bookstores, Cards & Stationery, Children's Clothing, Comic Books, Convenience Stores, Cosmetics & Beauty Supply,Department Stores, Discount Store, Drugstores, Electronics, Eyewear & Opticians, Fabric Stores, Fashion, Flea Markets, Florists, Furniture Stores, Gift Shops, Grocery, Hair Salons, Hobby Shops, Home Decor, Jewelry, Kitchen & Bath, Leather Goods, Lingerie, Luggage, Mags, Men's Clothing, Music & DVDs, Outdoor Gear, Outlet Stores, Party Supplies, Perfume, Personal Shopping, Shoe Stores, Shopping Centers, Sporting Goods, Sports Wear, Thrift Stores, Toy Stores and many more options to visit and enjoy your stay.


 
 
 

 
 
Note: Our company does NOT provide travel, vacation, hotel, car rental services or associated products or services. Any links (including but not limited to banners, text links, or search forms) to such items on this web site are adverts from third parties. Sorry we can NOT answer questions about these types of products or services.

Unless specifically noted on the page in question, our company is NOT associated with attractions or places of interest that may be described on this website. In such cases, we have often provided links to the official sites where possible, or other third party sites containing useful information, purely as a courtesy and for informational purposes only.

All information about attractions, places of interest, travel destinations, travel services, etc., was believed to be correct at the time it was prepared, but may be change at any time. Readers are advised to check with their travel agent, travel provider, or the attraction operator, for current information.


Copyright © 2007-2019, Answers 2000 Limited

CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE,COMES FROM AMAZON EU S. r.l. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.

Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

In Association With Amazon.com
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
In Association With Amazon.co.uk
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.
As an Amazon Associate, our company earns from qualifying purchases. Amazon, the Amazon logo, Endless, and the Endless logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.

Our sites use cookies, some of which may already be set on your computer. Use of our site constitutes consent for this. For details, please see Privacy.

Click privacy for information about our company's privacy, data collection and data retention policies, and your rights.

Contact Us   Privacy   Terms of Use   Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures