Navigli Walking Tour - Milan

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    5pm
  • Departure Details :
    Milan, Saint'Eustorgio Church
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Discover Milans ancient Navigli district and learn about its history and traditions on this 1.5hour walking tour. The series of canals that ring the old city of Milan make a grand setting for this sightseeing tour. You get a look at the old trading harbor, bridges, and alleyways that frame the sights, and learn about the centuries of history behind the waterways.

Highlights

  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Small-group tour

Know More about this tour

Your 1h30mwalking tour begins in Piazza SantEustorgio, in front of the basilica that was founded in the early Christian era. Your walk will take you to the Darsena, site of an ancient inner harbor built during the Spanish era and used for regional tradeuntil the 1970s.

During the tour youll learn about the history of the canal from the 12th century, and how Leonardo da Vinci later improved the system of locks. Hear about the tradition of ancient trades and the people who lived along the waterways.

Cross the Triumph Bridge and walk along the Naviglio Pavese, passingpicturesque alleys as you continue to the Naviglio Grande, Milans main canal. After reaching the canal youll walk with your guide until you come to Vicolo dei Lavandai, a corner that has been kept historically intact.

After the tour you may want to stay to enjoy an aperitivo at one of the bars lining the banks of the canals, or enjoy a meal at a traditional Milanese trattoria (own expense).

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Professional guide

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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