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Ah, Milan. The fashionista’s dream. As such, it goes without saying that the shops can resemble a free-for-all at the weekends, but if retail therapy is your thing, then we wouldn’t discourage it. However, if you’re not a shopaholic, then this is the guide for you.
Once you’ve done the rather obligatory climb up the
If you’re really set on witnessing da Vinci’s Last Supper, then by all means, but just beware the tickets are more difficult to get hold of than a particularly slippery bar of soap. Instead, marvel at one of da Vinci’s many other creations – the
Better still, boat tours operate down the Navigli, and are a welcome way to relax if you’ve been on your feet for a while.
Now has come the time to sample some of the best pizza in the city. You’re in Italy, after all.
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If pizza is not your thing, Milan has worked up a somewhat strange appetite for raw fish, so perhaps take some time out to visit one of the city’s many sushi bars.
Chances are you haven’t had your fill of Milan. Indeed, there’s so much more to see but, to a lot of people, it’s nice to digress from the beaten path a little bit.
Milan’s favourite delicacies are a bit of a honeypot for the city;
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Milan’s trams are one of the most iconic parts of its history, let alone their convenience for getting around the city. Full marks, then, to the chap who decided it would be a good idea to serve dinner on them. Two trams from the 1920s have been converted into 24-seat mobile restaurants serving up traditional Milanese fare in a retro setting. What’s more, these trams provide a unique way to observe the city, as they’ll take you round the streets of Milan while you dine on your red turnip and bacon risotto.