Milan: Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio and Old Town Private Tour

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Admire the architecture of Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio and tour the highlights of the Old Town of Milan on a guided tour. Choose to add a visit to Sforza Castle and San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore.

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Highlights

  • Visit the Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio – the oldest church in Milan
  • Explore the most important sights and hidden corners in the center of Milan
  • Discover the highlights of Old Town as Santa Maria delle Grazie
  • Enjoy exclusive tour with Private Guide who will adjust tempo and information
  • Tips about local attractions, restaurants, patisserie, pubs

Description

Explore the Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio and have an amazing journey from the end of the 4th century to today. Hear the story about St. Ambrose and walk through the Milan Old Town Highlights on a private tour with a 5-Stars Guide. St. Ambrose was a bishop of Milan and one of the most important personalities in the Church of the 4th century. He built in the place where Christians, murdered during the Roman persecution, were buried. Hear the fascinating history of transformations and legend about a white marble column with two holes, which is said to be made by the Devil. Numerous chapels of the basilica represent almost every existing styles from Neoclassicism, through a Baroque dome decorated with frescoes to a Renaissance forms by Bernardino Lanino. The Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio is less famous than the Duomo di Milano, but for sure it is full of treasures and interesting history. During a 2-hour tour, you will explore a majestic Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio. You will get a great portion of knowledge from your local 5-Stars Guide. But also you will have a chance to visit the Old Town highlights. Follow your Expert Guide and admire the UNESCO-listed church with mural of The Last Supper – Santa Maria delle Grazie. You will also visit the Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, which is known as the Sistine Chapel of Milan. Extend your tour to 3 hours to have a closer look at the Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore. You will explore the interior of the church, which is a hidden pearl of the Renaissance period, decorated by the students of Leonardo da Vinci. Immerse yourself into Milan history and architecture, and choose the 4-hour option to visit the huge and majestic Sforza Castle. Be overwhelmed by the Renaissance courtyard surrounded by the amazing Sempione Park and learn about the Sforza family.

Includes

Private Walking Tour of the Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio & Old Town Highlights 5-Stars Guide with Official Milan License speaking fluently in chosen language Visit at the Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio Visit at the Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore (in 3 & 4-hour options) Visit at the Sforza Castle (only in 4-hour option) Pick up from the accommodation located in Milan Old Town

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