Tour copied successfully!

Places (POIs) visited during this tour

Place #1
Distance: 0.31mi , Attraction : Cathedral
Map Pin
P.za del Duomo, 1, 20123 Milano MI, Italy
POI 1 Tour Image
Milan Cathedral

The Milan Cathedral, also known as the Duomo di Milano, is a magnificent Gothic cathedral and one of the most famous landmarks in Milan. Construction of the cathedral began in 1386 and took nearly six centuries to complete. It stands as a symbol of Milan's rich history and religious devotion, with its elaborate spires, intricate sculptures, and stunning stained-glass windows.

Not only is the Milan Cathedral a testament to architectural grandeur, but it also boasts remarkable features.

As the largest church in Italy and the fifth-largest in the world, it commands attention and awe. Its roof is adorned with more than 3,400 statues, including the renowned golden statue of the Madonna atop the main spire. To make the experience even more breathtaking, visitors can climb to the rooftop terraces and enjoy panoramic views of the city.

Place #2
Distance: 0.88mi , Attraction : Shopping Center
Map Pin
P.za del Duomo, 21, 20121 Milano MI, Italy
POI 2 Tour Image
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

Named after the first king of Italy, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is a stunning 19th-century shopping arcade. Showcasing Milan's status as a fashion capital. It stands as one of the world's oldest shopping malls and beckons visitors with its elegant boutiques, charming cafes, and fine dining establishments. Within the Galleria, you'll find a host of prestigious luxury brands that epitomize Milan's reputation as a fashion destination. Names such as Prada, Gucci, and Louis Vuitton grace the storefronts.

The Galleria's allure lies not only in its luxurious offerings but also in its architectural splendor, featuring a magnificent glass roof and intricate mosaic floors. As you explore the Galleria, you'll be captivated by the remarkable details that enrich its atmosphere, such as the mosaic at the center of the floor, which depicts the coat of arms of the Savoy dynasty, the historic ruling family of Italy.

Don't forget to spin on the bull mosaic for a touch of luck! This fascinating tradition has emerged within the Galleria for both locals and tourists alike: spinning three times on the mosaic of the bull. This act is believed to bring good luck to those who partake in it, adding an element of charm to the experience of visiting this iconic landmark.

Read More

Tour itinerary stops | Additional places you'll see on this self-guided tour

Map Pin Place 1 Milan Cathedral
Map Pin Place 2 Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Map Pin Place 3 La Scala Theater
Map Pin Place 4 Brera District
Map Pin Place 5 Brera Art Gallery
Map Pin Place 6 Via Pontaccio
Map Pin Place 7 Sforza Castle Towers
Map Pin Place 8 Sforza Castle
Map Pin Place 9 Ducal Court
Map Pin Place 10 Sempione Park
Map Pin Place 11 Bridge of the Little Mermaids
Map Pin Place 12 Torre Branca & Triennale Milano
Map Pin Place 13 Arch of Peace

This is a premium tour, click below for complete access!

How to take a UCPlaces tour
Taking a UCPlaces tour is fun and easy.
Download the app (Android or iOS), purchase the tour (either here on the website, or from within the app).
That's it, you're ready to go!
When you want to start the tour, find the tour in the app (via a quick in-app search or by clicking the tour link received in your confirmation email) and click "Start Tour" (headphones recommended for best experience.)
* After purchasing a tour you will receive a purchase confirmation email including the tour link and instructions on how to take the tour, so you don't have to remember anything now.
How does the tour work?
UCPlaces acts as your personal tour guide, providing self-guided audio tours fully navigated within our app using GPS-based navigation. You won't need to switch between external navigation apps.
Whenever you approach a point of interest (POI) on the tour, our app will automatically play the relevant audio story at the right time and place.
If you start the tour before reaching the first POI, the app will navigate you to the starting point and then begin the tour.
How is this more convenient than a traditional tour?
UCPlaces offers an innovative and flexible way to explore exciting destinations on your terms.
Here are some key advantages over traditional tours:
  • No need to commit upfront or purchase in advance; buy a tour only when you're ready to go.
  • Walk at your own pace.
  • No waiting for groups; go on your schedule.
  • Take the tour in your preferred language.
  • Start, stop and continue the tour whenever you want.
  • Returning to the same destination? Take the tour again, and again, and again... And bring a friend!
  • Enjoy preferred prices.

What's included?
  • A self-guided audio tour taken via the UCPlaces app [Android / iOS (iPhone) / Apple CarPlay].
  • Tour route map and in-app GPS navigation (via the UCPlaces app).
  • Audio stories for places visited during the tour.
  • Apple CarPlay connection (for iOS users); for a seamless driving tour experience.
What's NOT included?
  • Earphones (highly recommended).
  • Smartphone.
  • Any kind of transportation (including tickets and passes).
  • Tickets to the attractions on your tour.
  • Food and drinks
  • Physical tour guide.