Gaze up at the crystal dome of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
See an ancient symbol of a Biscione
Learn more about the legends of Milan and how they still affect the city today
Listen as your guide tells you about symbols of the medieval past on a walking tour through the historic center of Milan. Hear about ghosts, superstitions, culinary traditions, habits, legends, customs, and the trades of Old Milan.
Begin in the shadow of the Sforza Castle under the Tower of Filarete. See a Biscione, the animal symbol of the city and of the Sforza family. Hear about the specter of a veiled lady with a magnetic charm that is said to haunt the area near Sempione Park.
Follow your guide through Milan's historical center, to the ancient Broletto in via Mercanti to see a half-mouthed sow on the top of the façade of an imposing medieval building. Find out what this creature has to do with Milan's name.
Walk in Piazza Duomo and under the crystal dome of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Stroll up to Palazzo Marino in Piazza Scala. Uncover the origin of the dishes Risotto alla Milanese and Panettone. Hear about traditional recipes.
A typical Milanese dessert
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