The Best 2 Days in Milan Itinerary Story

By Esme May

Introduction

The Best 2 Days in Milan Itinerary Story

This 2 days in Milan itinerary will take you to all of Milan's best sights...

Day 1

Welcome to Milan!

The first day of this 48 hours in Milan itinerary begins with breakfast at stylish...

Day 1 - Stop 1

Corso Como 10

The Milan Historical Center is packed with lovely eateries that offer delicious breakfast options. Getting...

Day 1 - Stop 2

Cimitero Monumentale

A cemetery might sound like a morbid addition to this list. However, the tombs in...

Day 1 - Stop 3

Arco della Pace

On the way back to central Milan and your next stop of Duomo di Milano...

Day 1 - Stop 4

Duomo di Milano

The Duomo di Milano is one of the most famous landmarks in Europe. Construction began...

Day 1 - Stop 5

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

Located one minute from the Duomo on Corso Vittorio Emanuele II lies Italy's oldest active...

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Day 1 - Stop 6

Piazza della Scala

The beautiful Piazza de La Scala is five minutes from Galleria Vittorio II. This giant...

Day 1 - Stop 7

Teatro alla Scala

Located on one side of Piazza della Scala, Teatro alla Scala is a remarkable dedication...

Day 1 - Stop 8

Piazza Mercanti

Piazza Mercanti, or Merchant's Square, is a five-minute walk from Teatro alla Scala, making it...

Day 1 - Stop 9

Ristorante Al Mercante

By this point, you are probably starving! After walking to the area of your next...

Day 1 - Stop 10

Castello Sforzesco

Castello Sforzesco, also called Sforzesco castle or Sforza Castle, is a ten-minute walk down Via...

Day 1 - Stop 11

Pasticceria Ranieri

Grabbing a pastry and a coffee from the delightful Pasticceria Ranieri to enjoy on the...

Day 1 - Stop 12

Parco Sempione

Your next stop is Parco Sempione. This giant nature reserve is the perfect place to...

Day 1 - Stop 13

Bulgari Hotel

By this point in the day, you are comfortably in aperitivo territory! Aperitivi are pre-meal...

Day 1 - Stop 14

Quadrilatero della Moda

The Fashion District, or Quadrilatero della Moda, is a seven-minute walk from the Bulgari hotel...

Day 1 - Stop 15

Il Salumaio di Montenapoleone

It's time for food! Italians (and Europeans in general) tend to dine later in the...

Day 2

Day Two in Milan

Welcome to day two in Milan! This will be another action-packed day, with lots of...

Day 2 - Stop 1

Panificio Maria Marinoni

Your second day in Milan will begin at Panificio Maria Marinoni, a thriving cafe near...

Day 2 - Stop 2

Pasticceria San Carlo

Walk ten minutes away from Sempione Park, and you will find yourself at the world-famous...

Day 2 - Stop 3

Santa Maria delle Grazie

Santa Maria delle Grazie is the home of Leonardo da Vinci's world-renowned mural, The Last...

Day 2 - Stop 4

Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio

Located about ten minutes from Santa Maria Church is Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio. Saint Ambrose is...

Day 2 - Stop 5

Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

A five minute walk from Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio is Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Founded in 1618 by...

Day 2 - Stop 6

Cavoli a Merenda

If you're looking for a fabulous lunch, Cavoli a Merenda won't disappoint. The eatery offers...

Day 2 - Stop 7

Pinacoteca di Brera

From the cafe strip surrounding Santa Maria, it is a 20-minute walk across Sempione Park...

Day 2 - Stop 8

Jardín Botánico de Brera

The Brera Botanical Garden is another of the amazing attractions in the Brera area. Also...

Day 2 - Stop 9

Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense di Brera

Braidense National Library, or Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense di Brera, is situated about five minutes from...

Day 2 - Stop 10

Chiesa del Carmine

The magnificent Santa Maria del Carmine Church is just five minutes from the Brera Gallery...

Day 2 - Stop 11

GROM Gelato

Is it really a visit to Italy if you don’t eat your weight in gelato...

Day 2 - Stop 12

Navigli

Navigli, or the Navigli District, is a short train ride away from Brera. Take the...

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Day 2 - Stop 13

Bar Rita

Picking one of the many beautiful bars along Navigli’s central canal is the ideal way...

Day 2 - Stop 14

El Brellin

Your trip to Milan will finish with a delightful dinner at El Brellin. This classic...

Conclusion

In Summary

Spending 48 hours in Milan is enough time to see many of the city's most...

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