Milan Itinerary 4 Days

Must-see Places in Milan in 4 Days

4 Days is a long enough time for you to visit all the must-see places in Milan, have the best experiences and to make a lot of memories. Below is a list of attractions that you may cover in Milan in 4 days.

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4 Days in Milan - Perfect Holiday Guide

Nestled in northern Italy, the fast-paced city of Milan is not only a wonderful place for shopaholics and hipsters, but also a treat for art and history lovers. Every corner of Milan is dotted with some of the other historical building or art gallery. On the other hand, Milan also has a beautiful opera house and home to the incredible works of Leonardo Da Vinci. The restaurants, bars, and cafes lining the streets of Milan are food-lover’s paradise. Spend 4 days in Milan and fall in love with its beauty. This 4-day Milan Itinerary will help you do so.

How to see Milan in 4 days?

Day 1 & 2: The Historic Center and Shopping District

As aforementioned, Milan has a rich history. So, it would be a great idea for you to explore the historic center of Milan during the first two days of your trip in Milan. You can begin by visiting the Museo Teatrale alla Scala exploring the costumes, instruments, and other theatrical equipment. You can also indulge in shopping at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II which is the oldest shopping mall in the world. One of the largest castles in the world, Milan Cathedral, can be your next stop. This magnificent cathedral took 6 centuries to complete its construction.

Visit the medieval shrine to Satyrus- Santa Maria presso San Satiro. Explore the huge collection of history books at Biblioteca Ambrosiana. The Romanesque church of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio is also a must stop. Finally, you can learn about the famous painter Leonardo Da Vinci at Santa Maria delle Grazie. This beautiful church is home to the mural of the Last supper by Vinci. In addition to this, you can also include the museums that are located in the surrounding areas to know more about the history and culture of Milan. Most of these museums contain the old Italian paintings, sculptures, and other art works.

Day 3 & 4: Art, Museums, and Castles

4 days and 3 nights in Milan are incomplete without exploring its art galleries, museums, and castles. Admire the frescoes of the 16th century church of Sant'Angelo. Another old church is San Marco that was built in 13th century. Your next stop can be Pinacoteca di Brera which is basically an old palazzo used by Napoleon and now houses a large collection of Italian medieval and Renaissance paintings. Santa Maria del Carmine is where you can spend your afternoon discovering the hidden stories behind beautiful frescoes and wall-paintings.

Next day, you can explore the Castello area of Milan. Sforza Castle can be the first place to visit. Built by the Duke of Milan, this iconic fort now houses the artworks by Da Vinci and Michelangelo. Close to the fort, there is a design and art museum called Triennale. Enjoy the panorama of the city from Torre Blanca and then learn about the aquatic flora and fauna at Civic Aquarium of Milan. At evening, you can walk through the streets of Via Manzoni and buy some local products as a souvenir.

Milan has so much beauty in it that even 4D/3N in Milan will be a short time for the art lovers and history buffs. But this itinerary will help you discover Milan’s best.

Tours in Milan Worth Adding to Your 4-Day Trip

The several attractions that Milan offers will definitely add up to your experience. Hence, without any delay, book some interesting and fun tours such as

Best Hotels in Milan for 4 Day Trip

These are some of the hotels added in the past by our travelers to their Milan itinerary 4 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With Less Days in Hand

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With More Days in Hand

Holiday of more than 4 days in Milan can give you freedom to explore the city in detail. Taste the best of life at Milan. You can explore city on your own or opt for some tours. Check travel ideas for longer holidays like 5 days or 6 days in Milan here.

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