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Milan: Private Tour - La Scala, Pinacoteca & Gelato Tasting1 Reviews
Explore Brera area on a private guided tour. Admire the gorgeous interior of La Scala & the most significant Italian art collection in Pinacoteca di Brera. Gelato tasting experience included.
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- Admire the beauty of Milan’s most iconic attractions with your personal guide
- Visit Teatro della Scala to know the history of the famous opera house of Italy
- Admire Italian art masterpieces in the unique museum of Pinacoteca di Brera
- Enjoy gelato tasting in one of the best ice cream places in Milan
- Stroll through the glass-roofed arcade of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
DescriptionJoin a private 3-hour guided tour that will introduce you to the most important culture sites within the famous district of Brera. You will learn about cultural and historical values that make Brera and Milan one of the most famous and influential cities in the world. Enjoy a degustation at one of the best gelato places in Milan! Firstly, your private guide will introduce to you the foyer & the museum of La Scala Theater, which displays an excessive collection of theatrical costumes, set designs, autograph scores, and musical instruments, together with paintings of musicians and actors, precious ceramic figures portraying characters from the “commedia dell'arte” - the first opera played on the inauguration of La Scala. Besides the collection of the museum, your guide will also provide to you some important information about the biggest artists who have performed on this important stage, such as Verdi, Toscanini, Maria Callas, Luciano Pavarotti or Carla Fracci. Most of Italy's greatest operatic artists, and many of the finest singers from around the world, have appeared at La Scala. If we count the seats on the balconies, La Scala can hold up to 3,000 attendees. Moreover, the stage of La Scala is made fully of wood to allow exceptional audio quality from the instruments played on stage. La Scala's season opens on 7 December every year on Saint Ambrose's Day, the feast day of Milan's patron saint. Afterward, your guide will accompany you to discover the beauty of Brera district, passing though many small boutique and antique stores to arrive at Pinacoteca di Brera (Brera Art Gallery). The museum building itself, which dates back to the late Baroque period, was built on the remains of a 14th century monastery with an enormous courtyard, stairways and decorated hall. Pinacoteca museum was opened in 1809 thanks to Napoleon Bonaparte as a collection of the finest works of art and was dedicated to the education of students. The collection included many Italian art masterpieces taken from churches and monasteries that were suppressed at the time when Milan was the capital city of the Kingdom of Italy. Among the artists of the museum are: Gentile da Fabriano, Mantegna, Bellini, Tintoretto, Bramantino, Piero della Francesca and Raffaello Sanzio, Caravaggio, Tiepolo, Tintoretto. Your dedicated tour guide will introduce to you the most famous and significant masterpieces displayed such as: Lamentation of Christ, The Marriage of the Virgin, San Luca Altarpiece, and the Kiss. Each of them represent different art movement along Italian history, unveil distinctive features used by artists via forms, shapes and brushes arrangement.
IncludesPersonal expert guide only for you Private guided tour in La Scala museum to know the history of the most famous opera house of Italy Learn about the culture of the opera Discover one of the most important art collection in Italy, spanning from Roman Empire to 18th century Relaxed guided walking tour at your own pace Guaranteed & pre-booked skip the line tickets to Pinacoteca & Museum & La Scala Gelato tasting in one of the best icecream shops in Milan Visit the picturesque area of Brera
- A private pickup and drop-off by car can also be arranged after booking (the cost depends on the location) The sequence of the visited sites may change for organizational reasons Bulky backpacks, large bags, food, and drinks are not allowed inside Wearing slippers and open-toe shoes is not allowed inside the museum