Milan is the capital of fashion. This Italian city is not called the city of fashion by chance. It was there that the world-famous luxury clothing brands Prada, Armani and Versace were founded. Thanks to the number of shops, Milan is an ideal place for good shopping. However, the city also attracts tourists with its beautiful Milan Cathedral, historical monuments and a true Italian atmosphere with ice cream, pizzerias, and cafes with fragrant Italian press. Milan is in the north of the Leaky Boot, as Italy is called because of the shape of its country, in the Lombardy region.
Flights from Bratislava
From Bratislava, you can fly to Milan-Bergamo airport, where you will be transported by Ryanair. The flight to Milan takes less than an hour and a half.
Transport from the airport to the city centre
Transport from Bergamo Airport to Milan is provided by several bus companies. You can see their list here:
The journey from the airport to the centre of Milan takes 60 minutes, buses run approximately at 30-minute intervals. City of Bergamo - Buses to Bergamo run at regular 15 - minute intervals, they will bring you to the train station in Bergamo. From there you can continue to the city or by train to other cities in Italy.
What not to miss in Milan
The dominant feature of Milan is the Gothic cathedral Duomo di Milano - Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary. It is the largest cathedral in Italy. It stands on the largest square, Piazza del Duomo, in the centre of which stands the statue of Victor Emmanuel II.
A very popular place in the city is also the Church of St. Maria or Sana Maria delle Grazie, where the famous painting The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci is located. The Basilica of St. Ambrose is also worth to visit, it is one of the oldest temples in Italy.
A combination of history and shopping is offered by the Victor Emmanuel II Gallery, which dates to the beginning of the 19th century. The oldest shopping centre in the city is located here. Its roofed streets are unique.
If you want to take a break from shopping or sightseeing, take a walk in one of the city parks. And maybe we don't even have to recommend great Italian specialties. We are sure that you will discover them yourself in any of the restaurants.