City breaks to Milan
Book a city break to Milan today with Club Travel for the best deals on flights, hotels and accommodation. Milan is at the centre of world in terms of fashion, shopping, art and design. Home to Leonardo Da Vinci’s Last Supper and the famous Duomo Cathedral. Milan is also a haven for lovers of sport as the city hosts one of the world’s greatest football clubs AC Milan and is on the grand prix circuit for 2014. There is something for everyone in this historic city in Northern Italy. Milan is a great city from which to explore the surrounding Lake District including Lake Como and Lake Varese. Also within easy reach are the ski slopes of Turin. Book a city break to Milan with Club Travel for the best offers on city breaks, holidays, flights and hotels including great last minute deals.
Hotels in Milan
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Best Western Cavalieri Della Corona Hotel is an elegant hotel designed for both business and leisure travel, is ideally situated in cardano al campo; one of the city's most popular locales. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations
Pierre Milano Hotel the exclusive and luxurious Pierre Milano Hotel is situated in the heart of Milan, only a short stroll from the magnificent Duomo Di Milano and the striking Sforza Castle. The Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology is only 650 metres from the hotel, while the stunning Sant'Ambrosio Basilica and corresponding metro station is right at the hotel's doorstep.
The hotel's lavish guest rooms and suites are elegant and refined, each boasting antique furnishings and a range of modern amenities such as satellite television and complimentary Wi-Fi internet access.
Things to do in Milan
The Last Supper is situated in the Santa Maria Della grazie church and is one of the most famous paintings in the world.
Duomo Di Milano many of the world’s greatest poets and writers have found inspiration while visiting the Duomo. A must see for any visitor to the city.
Sforza Castle It was built in the 15th century by Francesco Sforza, Duke of Milan. It now houses many of the museums and art collections of the city.
La Scala the world famous Opera theatre is in Milan. Tickets are expensive but a performance may well be the highlight of your trip.
National Museum of Science named after Leonardo da Vinci it is an extremely impressive museum.
Saint Abrosio Basilica one of Milan oldest churches and is noteworthy due to its unusual medieval architecture.
AC Milan play their home games at the San Siro, an 85,000 seater stadium. If you are not lucky enough to have tickets to a game you can still visit the museum and take a tour of the stadium.
Day Trips to Lake Como, Lake Varese and Lake Lugano are all just over an hour away from Milan. You could also take a day trip south to Turin for a few hours of skiing.
Milan is a shopper’s paradise. Designer named stores include Armani, Chanel, Missoni, Prada and Versace. Even if the price tags are out of your budget, you can spend many a happy hour admiring the window displays.
Food and drink
In Milan you will find a variety of all the regional food of Italy as well as International food. Look out for Happy hour which most restaurants, cafes and bars are part of. If you buy a drink you will be given surprisingly delicious food for free to accompany your drink.
Nightlife in Milan
Milan offers lively bars, restaurants and nightclubs, moreover some of them include live music, especially jazz music and some local bands. Clubbing starts at about 11.00 pm running to about 4 am.
Milan has three airports
Malpensa Airport is the largest and is situated 30km northwest of the city. The airport is connected to the city by rail which takes about 40 mins and bus which takes an hour.
Linate airport is the closest of the three airports to Milan itself and is located approximately 8 kms South East from Milan centre.
Bergamo Airport, the furthest away from the city however it has good transport links and you can be in Milan city in an hour and the transfers are very cheap.
Weather in Milan the city of Milan experiences four distinctly different seasons. In summer the temperatures can easily reach 30degrees Celsius. Autumn cools to the low twenties but is still a beautiful time to visit the city. In winter Milan can sometimes be covered in snow and spring is a lovely time to visit Milan as it is warm and mild.
Electricity The standard European 220Volt two-pin round pronged plugs.
Currency Italy uses the Euro
Milan Time is one hour ahead of Irish time. +1GMT
Visa requirements Irish Citizens travelling to Milan do not require a visa as Italy is a member state of the E.U