This tour from Rome to Milan is the opportunity to visit Italy’s Capital of Fashion.
Milan is not only the Italian’s financial center. This modern city has been an important center of the Roman Empire and the Capital of Napoleon’s Kingdom of Italy. Famous for being the Italian Capital of Fashion and a paradise for shoppers, this city is also rich in history. With your private guide, you will see the fantastic Gothic Cathedral, the elegant Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, the famous Scala Opera House, the impressive Sforza Castel, and the Last Supper.
On request and booking in advance, you can include the visit to the world-famous Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper to your day trip from Rome to Milan.
Your driver will pick you up from your hotel in Rome to bring you to Rome rail station. On your arrival from Rome to Milan by train, your driver will pick you up at the rail station and bring you to meet your guide for your Milan tour.
Gothic Cathedral (from outside – tickets not included)
Milan Cathedral is the most authentic Gothic building in Italy, adorned with thousands of sculptures besides being the most famous among Milan attractions. The Cathedral (Duomo di Milano) is dedicated to St Mary of the Nativity. High colored Windows illuminate the interior, and 52 columns support the roof. Here it is possible to admire pinnacles and statues up close and to enjoy the view extending as far as the Alps! Upon request, we can include in your booking the tickets to enter the church and the terrace.
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele and Piazza Della Scala
During this day trip from Milan to Rome, you will explore the sites where locals spend their everyday life. Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, named after the first King of the Kingdom of Italy is Italy’s oldest shopping mall. Today it is a charming and elegant gallery with refined shops, restaurants, and cafes. The structure of the building consists of two glass-vaulted arcades intersecting in an octagon and covers the street connecting Piazza del Duomo to Piazza Della Scala.
If you prefer, instead of going to the Sforza Castle Museum, you may go shopping in Via Monte Napoleone, renowned for design shops.
Scala Opera House and Sforza castle (from outside – tickets not included)
Your Milan visit continues to the Scala Opera House. It holds shows from some of Italy’s greatest operatic artists, and singers from around the world and is renowned as one of the leading opera and ballet theatres in the world. The Scala Opera House has been the scenery of the premières of Verdi, Donizetti, Puccini, and many others. Your tour escort will bring you to the impressive Sforza Castle, with Michelangelo’s last sculpture, and works by Da Vinci, Lippi, Mantegna, and others. Sforza Castle houses several of the city’s museums and art collections.
Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper (Add on)
Include Leonardo Da Vinci’s “Last Supper” visit to your “Milan from Rome one day trip”! Please note that to add this to the tour, you will need to do it in advance. ( not included in the price)
Milan is home to a lot of art and culture, including that of The Last Supper, a late 15th-century mural painting by Leonardo da Vinci. The church of Santa Maria Delle Grazie houses this masterpiece. This big and elaborate 15th-century mural captures the emotional moment in which Jesus announces that one of his 12 disciples will betray him.
“Rome to Milan by train day trip” is not the only one day trip from Rome: Visit our tour page to choose your tour to Amalfi, Pompeii, Florence, Venice, and many other day tours.
Art, fashion, and leisure
Milan is not only the modern busy city one can imagine. Its history began in the 5th Century as a Celtic settlement. Conquered by Romans, it ‘golden age was between the 14th and the 15th Century. Napoleon made it the capital of his kingdom. Besides art, fashion, and leisure, Milan has extensive historical evidence.
Pick up details and other info
Pick up time is at 7:30 from your location. To optimize your precious time, we pick you up from all hotels, apartments, and B&B located within a radius of 7 kilometers from the Pantheon. On your arrival in Milan, your private driver will wait for you holding a sign with your name just outside of the rail station exit and will bring you to the meeting with your private guide.
Included in the tour:
- Pick up from your hotel in Rome to Termini rail station
- round trip 2nd class Milan train ticket
- Transfer from and to Milan rail station to Duomo Square and return
- 2 hours guided tour ( all sites from outside)
- 2 hrs free time
- Drop off back to your hotel in Rome at your arrival in Rome
- COVID 19 safety measures: face mask and hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff (social distancing from other visitors enforced: temperature checks for everybody entering museums and archaeological sites).
- Not included and on request 1 hour guided group tour to Leonardo Da Vinci “Last Supper.”