Tram with Arco della Pace in the background, Milan, Italy

One Week Milan Family Vacation

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Milan, Como

Suggested Duration

7 Days

Milan is a city that is on the cutting edge of the modern fashion and business world, yet is rich in history and culture. Experience it all during an exciting and immersive 7-day, family vacation to this magnificent city. Enjoy unparalleled views of Milan from the roof of its cathedral, visit ancient Sforza Castle to explore its multiple museums, and get a chance to view Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece painting of the Last Supper. A day trip to stunning Lake Como and a private food tour...

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Trip Highlights

  • Venture to Milan’s Cathedral to see its amazing statues and views of the city from the rooftop
  • Indulge in an exclusive pasta making experience at a local culinary school
  • Marvel at Michelangelo’s last sculpture during a tour of Sforza Castle
  • Witness Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper painting during a visit to the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie
  • Bask in a serene and relaxing boat ride around beautiful Lake Como
  • Shop at the famous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II mall and explore high-end boutiques
  • Sample some of Milan’s best food on a private food tour

Detailed Description

You and your family will arrive at Milan’s Malpensa Airport to begin a fantastic weeklong vacation. Over the course of seven days, you will see Milan’s top attractions and share unique family experiences. Your private transfer will first lead you to your centrally located, luxury accommodation before a local guide starts a private tour of Milan’s beautiful cathedral. You will especially enjoy ascending to the rooftop of the cathedral for an up-close look at its gorgeous statues where you can witness sweeping views of the city. The second day of the trip will feature a visit to Sforza Castle. With various museums, the castle will have something to interest everyone in your family. The scenic park that is located next to Sforza Castle, Parco Sempione, is a great place to relax before you partake in your private pasta making class later in the day. You will learn the art of Italian pasta making from a professional chef as you make your own dough and then indulge in your homemade pasta during a memorable family dinner.

A riveting day is centered around the great Leonardo da Vinci, which will highlight day three. First, you will see the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie where you will tour the ancient church, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list, before being led into the dining hall, known as the refectory. It is here that you set your eyes upon a true masterpiece: Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supperpainting. You will marvel at the details and emotions that Leonardo was able to create and will quickly see why it is still so cherished to this day. In the afternoon, you will travel to the Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology. The whole family will enjoy viewing display of da Vinci’s inventions and some of his original sketches. Day four will feature an amazing trip to nearby Lake Como. Here, a local guide will provide a tour of the city’s historical highlights before you embark on a private boat tour around the lake. You will enjoy magnificent views of gorgeous waterfront mansions and villages as you cruise around one of the world’s most sought after and breathtaking lakes.

On day five of your trip, you will delight in a combination of history and shopping during a visit to the Natural History Museum. In the morning, you will explore a multitude of exhibits and displays that cover 23 rooms. Then, in the afternoon, you will go to one of the oldest shopping malls in the world, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, where you will have several hours to roam around its luxury boutiques. Scents of perfume and Italian leather will fill the air, and all of the best names in fashion will be at your fingertips. You will be sure to find a great souvenir in one of the shops. Day six will feature an exclusive and private family food tour around Milan. First, your family will stop in a salumeriaor meat shop to sample cured meats before heading to a local restaurant to try some of Milan’s staple dishes. You will savor the creamy risotto alla Milanesebefore the culinary tour continues to a bakery. The scent of freshly baked bread will fill your noses as the freshly baked pastries delight you. On the morning of day seven, a private transfer will lead you back to Malpensa Airport for your return flight home. You will feel content knowing that you and your family shared fantastic food and experiences together in addition to creating lifelong memories during your unforgettable week in Milan. Consider learning more about our travelers’ best Italy travel experiences by reading their Italy travel reviews.

Starting Price

$2,501 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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