History of Paper Guided Tour in Milan with Visit to the Biblioteca Ambrosiana: including a visit Visit to one of the oldest bookbindery in Milan

The Biblioteca Ambrosiana, founded by Cardinal Federico Borromeo in 1607 and opened in 1609, is one of the first libraries built by a private patron to be opened for public reading. In the magnificent building in the heart of Milan, planned by Lelio Buzzi and Francesco Maria Richini, the cardinal assembled one of the largest collections of Greek, Latin, vulgar and several oriental languages manuscripts, in addition to precious religious and private collections’ funds.

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Books need skillful hands that take care of paper, binding and its finishing in order to resist to the signs of the time. Visit one of the oldest bookbindery in Milan, honored with the Historical Shop recognition. From leather’s binding to marbled paper, everything is handcrafted according to ancient techniques handed down from generation to generation.

Highlights
Fully narrated tour
Led by a local guide
With The Timeless Beauty of Paper you will visit the seventeenth-century Biblioteca Ambrosiana, one of the first libraries founded by a private patron open for public reading, to introduce you to the art of bookbinding. This art is well-represented in Milan with an historical workshop: here discover that everything is done by hand using age-old techniques handed down from one generation to another.
The guided visit will start at 2:30 PM from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana (Piazza Pio XI, 2 Milano). Admission ticket included. Transfer between the museum and the historical workshop by a short walk in the ancient 5Vie neighborhood.

Timeless Beauty is part of Milano Grand Tour, a set of itineraries dedicated to the excellence of Arts and Crafts in Milan, organized in collaboration with Cologni Foundation for the Métiers d’Art.

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Residenza Cenisio – One of our best sellers in Milan!

Set in north-west Milan, 2 km from Porta Garibaldi Train Station, Residenza Cenisio offers free parking and modern accommodation with free WiFi, flat-screen TV and a contemporary design.

This newly opened residence features both apartments and rooms. Each has air conditioning and a private bathroom. Apartments also include a kitchenette.

Residenza Cenisio is just 400 m from a bus and tram stop connecting to MilanoFiera Città.

The property is 650 m from Cenisio metro stop and easily reached from Milan’s ring road and the A4 motorway. It is located close to Milan’s monumental cemetery and is 15 minutes’ drive from MilanoFiera.

Sempione is a great choice for travelers interested in architecture, food and culture.

Facilities available:
– Free Parking
– Free WiFi
– Family Rooms
– Pet Friendly
– Non-Smoking Rooms
– Facilities for Disabled Guests

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Italian Cooking Class in Milan at Piazza VI Febbrai

Dive into the world of culinary Italy! Learn how to make mouthwatering pastas, pizzas and pastries the traditional Italian way during this intimate cooking class in Milan led by an enthusiastic chef. Discover the secrets of Italian home cooking as you make a 4-course meal of tasty dishes like tagliatelle, risotto, ossobuco, gnocchi, ravioli, tiramisu and panna cotta, all using fresh organic ingredients from a local market in Milan. At the end, savor the fruits of your labor with some wine.

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Numbers are limited to six people for this small-group class, ensuring a more personalized experience.
Highlights
All necessary equipment included
Get inside tips from a local
Lunch included
Treat a loved one on a special occasion
Your Milan cooking class takes place in the private home of your cooking instructor in Piazza VI Febbraio. An Italian foodie and experienced cooking teacher, Chef Clara invites you to discover the secrets of classic Italian home cooking while learning about the culture and traditions of the Italian way of life.

Start by discussing the daily menu over some tea or coffee with your fellow food lovers. You’ll make four traditional Italian dishes today. Your specific menu depends on the day and season, and will focus on the cuisine of northern, southern or central Italy. All ingredients are supplied fresh from the local market.

Prepare the first courses, which may be homemade pasta and risotto or gnocchi. For the second course, make a hearty meat or vegetable dish such as ossobuco (braised veal), saltimbocca (veal and prosciutto) or a frittata. Top off your classic Italian meal with a dessert such as tiramisu, gelato, panna cotta, fruit cake or chocolate cake.

Once everything is cooked, sit around the table in typical Italian fashion and enjoy your creations, paired expertly with two glasses of fine Italian wine (your cooking instructor is also a certified sommelier). Finish with an Italian espresso coffee.

You’ll be given a recipe booklet so you can recreate this meal at home for your family and friends. You’ll also be granted an Italian cooking diploma for your hard work!

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Idea Hotel Milano San Siro – One of our best sellers in Milan!

Idea Hotel is a 2-minute drive from the Settimo Milanese exit of the Tangenziale Ovest ring road, and provides a free scheduled shuttle service to the San Siro M5 Metro Station on request. This modern hotel features a guarded parking.

All rooms have an LCD TV with satellite and pay-per-view channels. Each comes with soft duvets and 4 pillows per bed. Other facilities include a work desk and a minibar.

A fresh buffet breakfast is served daily. The restaurant specialises in classic Italian cuisine.

Idea Hotel Milano San Siro is 4 km from the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium, home of AC Milan and Internazionale FC. Fiera Milano Exhibition Centre is also nearby, and the Malpensa International Airport is a 35-minute drive away. Milan centre is 9 km from the property.

Facilities available:-
– Parking
– Free WiFi
– Airport Shuttle
– Pet Friendly
– Family Rooms
– Non-Smoking Rooms

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Verona and Lake Garda Day Trip from Milan with Hotel Pickup: Including a visit to the moated castle, Rocca Scaligera

Take a day trip from Milan to discover the beautiful town of Verona, the famous setting of Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet, and the unmissable Sirmione: a stunning lakeside town on Lake Garda where ancient roman ruins meet the crystal blue shores.

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Verona is a beautiful and romantic city, a prosperous medieval town in its own and also a popular tourist destination. Step back into Shakespearean times and call for your Romeo from Juliet’s balcony or visit the exceptionally preserved ancient Roman Arena where during the summer concerts and operas are still performed.
You will also have free time to explore the narrow medieval streets and the renaissance palace that make up Verona’s historic center.

The stunning lakeside towns around Lake Garda have fascinated visitors for centuries. The first people to fall in love with the area were the Romans, who made it a luxurious summer destination; and in Sirmione you can visit ruins and mosaics that mark their presence. Sirmione, which lies between the blue waters of Lake Garda and green olive trees, is undoubtedly one of the most romantic places on earth and its beauty has been praised by Roman poet Catullus since the early days. Visit the narrow medieval streets that burst with color, the moated castle, Rocca Scaligera or take a wander through the town’s most striking attraction, the grand Roman villa. Here you can admire the ruined walls and archaeological delights, including a charming carving of rabbits in the small museum.

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IH Hotels Milano Gioia – set in a quiet area

Offering modern stylish rooms, IH Hotels Milano Gioia is set in a quiet area just 1.5 km from Milano Centrale Train Station. Free WiFi is available throughout.

The rooms at IH Hotels Milano Gioia are air-conditioned, and feature a TV with Mediaset Premium channels. Breakfast is a generous buffet including sweet and savoury food.

IH Hotels Milano Gioia is a 15-minute walk from the Istria Metro Stop, with links to Garibaldi Train Station. Milan city centre is 5 km away.

Bicocca – Zara is a great choice for travelers interested in convenient public transportation, cathedrals and city walks.

Like shopping? Within 2 km of this property you can find popular brands including: H&M, Zara, Nike

Facilities available:
– Free Parking
– Free WiFi
– Airport Shuttle
– Pet Friendly
– Family Rooms
– Non-Smoking Rooms

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Ferrari, Pagani, and Lamborghini Factory Tour from Milan or Florence: including a light lunch at the prestigious Maranello restaurant

Experience Italy’s “Land of Motors” and see some of the world’s finest super cars and bikes. Join this 7-hour tour to the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, the Lamborghini Museum in the town of Sant’Agata on the Via Emilia and the brand new Pagani museum and factory! The tours includes high speed train tickets from Milan or Florence, according to option selected.

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Highlights
All-inclusive tour
Family friendly
Lunch included
Small-group tour
Discover some of the world’s most exotic cars on a full-day tour of the museums and factories of Ferrari, Pagani, and Lamborghini.

Your first stop will be at Sant’Agata Bolognese, the home town of Lamborghini. Inaugurated in 2016, the new Lamborghini Museum reviews all the important milestones reached by the House of the Raging Bull, with a foray into the past that has a strong emotional impact on fans of luxury super sports cars. The Murciélago was the first masterpiece displayed in this inspiring location in Italy’s Motor Valley. At its side gallops a broad collection that includes the Miura S and its iconic “eyelashes”, the 350 GT, the Countach S, the Jalpa, the Espada, the Sesto Elemento, the Reventón and the other exclusive supercars that have turned the Raging Bull into a legend. Engines, models and photos help provide visitors with a complete overview of the history of this automotive saga, which is continuing in the slipstream of Ferruccio Lamborghini’s first visionary idea.

Next is the brand new Pagani factory and museum in San Cesario sul Panaro. You will have the privilege to visit the new museum and facility. Pagani Automobili produces exclusive racing and luxury sports cars such as Zonda and Huayra, which is the fastest car in the world and it is completely hand made! You will be impressed, not only by the sheer beauty of the cars, but most of all by the modest and peaceful atmosphere in the factory.

Enjoy a light lunch with drinks included in a prestigious Maranello restaurant near the Ferrari Factory, then make your way to Modena. Explore the Ferrari Museum, which is located next to the factory and Fiorano test track. The museum traces the heritage of the world’s premier marque. Multimedia displays help explain the exhibits, including race trophies, and cars that include the single‐seater that won Ferrari its first world championship in 1951, and the all‐conquering F1 car driven by Michael Schumacher.

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Biondelli Halldis Apartments – a great choice for travellers interested in shopping, cathedrals and culture.

Biondelli Halldis Apartments is a collection of independent apartments in Palazzo Biondelli building in Via Biondelli – Milan. More details of each unit can be found in the respective description and confirmation emails which you will receive after booking the accommodation.

The number of bedrooms depend on the type of apartment but each will provide you with a private bathroom and a kitchen. Free wired internet access is available in each apartment. Limited private underground parking is offered upon request.

Palazzo Biondelli building is located in the immediate vicinity of the Università Bocconi, famous Milanese University, and of the Parco Ravizza, a green area for strolling and relaxing. In the area are the characteristic neighbourhoods of the Navigli area, offering plenty of bars and quaint places to eat, and the Corso San Gottardo and Porta Ticinese area, ideal for shoppers. It is also strategically comfortable for reaching the auto route exits for both Genova and Bologna, key arteries in the Italian highway structure.

Ripamonti Corvetto is a great choice for travelers interested in shopping, cathedrals and culture.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8 for a two-person trip.

Facilities available:
– Parking
– Free WiFi
– Family Rooms
– On-site Parking
– Private Parking

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AC Milan Football Match at San Siro – Giuseppe Meazza Stadium: See one of the biggest teams in Italy

Secure your chance to see one of the biggest teams in Italy. Booking in advance is a good idea since this games are very popular, and many times are sold out!

With a capacity for over 80,000 people, San Siro (Giuseppe Meazza) Stadium is the home of the two most important teams in Milan (AC Milan and FC Inter) and it´s one of the most important football stadiums worldwide.

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Highlights
All entrance fees included
Ideal choice for families
Make your own way to the stadium and start to feel the atmosphere as you get there. The streets will be full of Rossoneri (AC Milan fans) and you will start to understand why football is so popular and ingrained in Italian culture. Many world-class players such as Paolo Maldini, Andrea Pirlo, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Shevchenko, Van Basten and Kaká, have played here. With a record of 18 Domestic Titles and 7 Champions Leagues, AC Milan is one of the biggest football teams of all times. The Italian Series A (First Division) is a top-notch European Football Leagues.

It´s a good idea to get to the stadium at least one hour before the kickoff of the game. Upon arrival, once you get seated in comfortable seats in the Longside Section, you will blend in with The Rossoneri and wait for the kickoff with them. You will enjoy watching some of the most important football players in Italy, surrounded by a huge and noisy crowd.

The game is 90 minutes long: it consist of two periods of 45 minutes each (with one 15 minutes half time break in the middle when you can use the toilets, buy some food or drinks at your own expense). You have to take this opportunity if you are a football fan: The experience concludes when the ref ends the game!

Fixture AC Milan 2016/2017
Feb 5 : vs Sampdoria
Feb 19 : vs Fiorentina
March 5 : vs Chievo Verona
March 19 : vs Genoa
April 9 : vs Palermo
April 23 : vs Empoli
May 7 : vs Roma
May 21 : vs Bologna
Please note: Dates of scheduled matches may change – see Additional Information for more details.

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Uptown Palace – Stay in Our Guests’ Favorite Part of Milan

Uptown Palace is a contemporary hotel with a restaurant and high-tech conference centre located a 5-minute walk from Milan’s Missori Metro Stop. It features soundproofed rooms with flat-screen TV and free WiFi throughout.

Air-conditioned accommodation has a private bathroom with soft bathrobes plus slippers. Junior suites come with a living area. Boasting views on Milan Cathedral from their balcony, suites have a separate living room.

A breakfast buffet is served daily, including fresh fruit, pastries, and cappuccino.

The restaurant offers a mix of Italian and international cuisine, including homemade pasta and seafood specialities. The kitchen is open throughout the day and guests are served food at the bar, upon request.

The hotel is well placed to visit the city centre on foot. It is less than a 15-minute walk from Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, Milan’s 19th-century shopping arcade. Milan Linate Airport is 7 km away.

Milan City Center is a great choice for travelers interested in food, luxury brand shopping and shopping.

This is our guests’ favorite part of Milan, according to independent reviews. Like shopping? Within 2 km of this property you can find popular brands including: Prada, Burberry, Armani, H&M, Zara

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8 for a two-person trip.

This property is also rated for the best value in Milan! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.

Facilities available:
– Parking
– Free WiFi
– Family Rooms
– Non-Smoking Rooms
– Restaurant
– Room Service

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