Relaxed cafes are tucked between medieval buildings and structures adorned with 19th-century splendor are set among trundling trams and charming piazzas making famous Milan. Arrive in Milan at Malpensa Airport, where your private transfer greets you at customs and escorts you to a luxurious hotel near the fascinating soaring spires of the celebrated Duomo. The art of Milan inspires visitors and locals with historical proportions and grand designs, and your eyes will be working to take it all in as you arrive in the city.
2019 marked the 500th anniversary since the death of Leonardo da Vinci resulting in an Italian celebration spanning from Milan to Florence with great museums and majestic villas paying homage to the master artist, inventor, and architect. If visiting Milan in February, the Borsa Internazionale del Turismo will showcase the contributions of the Renaissance man at venues like Sforzesco Castle, the Ambrosiana Library and Art Gallery, and the Museum of the Vinciano Cenacolo displaying reproductions of a number of machines da Vinci designed.