Navigli District Private tours

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Milan: Private Tour with Drinks & Bites in Centro Storico

1. Milan: Private Tour with Drinks & Bites in Centro Storico

See Milan come to life as the locals come out to unwind in one of the top areas in town, the Centro Storico neighborhood. Visit 3 of the best spots for a drink and a typical local bite. Visit beautiful sights with your local guide and nightlife expert. Enjoy local drinks such as wine, beer, cocktails, or non-alcoholic beverages paired with delicious bites typical of the region as you hop from hotspot to hotspot. Vegetarian alternatives cover every taste. Immerse yourself in Milans' vibrant nightlife with your tour guide and get to know the city.

Milan: Private Fashion Tour

2. Milan: Private Fashion Tour

Led by a fashion expert, your private fashion tour begins in Milan’s Navigli District. Admire the artisan boutiques and hear the stories behind the showrooms as you walk through the city streets. Stop at the Roberta e Basta art gallery, which presents a collection carefully selected from rare and exclusive works of art, design objects, and renowned vintage furniture. Continue to one of Milan’s hidden gems, known for its quality fabrics. Walk along the chic streets and stop to visit a Japanese jewelry shop and atelier, where the designer makes her jewelry. Enjoy a coffee break at a rustic-chic café before heading to the Cavalli e Nastri boutique, known for its stylish garments. Your last stop is the Armani boutique, an impressive building filled with luxurious items.

Milan: 1-Hour Navigli Guided Walking Experience

3. Milan: 1-Hour Navigli Guided Walking Experience

Admire the system of dams in the Navigli area, designed by Leonardo Da Vinci. During this 1-hour walking tour from San Lorenzo Church, take a stroll to the Darsena and Navigli district. Your guide will show and explain the history behind the strategic system of canals that connected Milan to the surrounding area, including Lake Como and Lake Maggiore. Last but not least, stop to discover the extraordinary areas where washerwomen used to wash clothes, and marvel at the typical Milanese houses.

Private Navigli Walking Tour

4. Private Navigli Walking Tour

Your 1.5-hour walking tour begins in Piazza Sant’Eustorgio, 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 active until the 1970s for the regional trade. During the tour you’ll learn about the history of the canal from the 12th century, and how Leonardo 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, crossing picturesque alleys as you continue to the Naviglio Grande, Milan’s main canal. After reaching the canal you’ll walk with your guide until you come to Vicolo dei Lavandai, a corner that has been kept 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.

Milan: Private Walking Tour of the Brera District

5. Milan: Private Walking Tour of the Brera District

Experience the old-fashioned charm of the Brera district in Milan on this walking tour. Find out where famous writers, intellectuals, and artist's once lived. View romantic bridges and the Palazzo di Brera palace. Meet your guide and start your walking tour of the Brera district. Make your way along the canals and admire the Ponte delle Gabelle bridge, the Conca dell'Incoronata lock, and the Tombone di San Marco bridge. View the houses which overlook the canal and pass by where the the writer Dino Buzzati once lived. Make your way to Via Solferino street where you can see the historic headquarters of the Corriere della Sera newspaper which once collected reels of paper from the Naviglio della Martesana canal. Follow your guide as you navigate a maze of narrow streets surrounding the Palazzo di Brera palace. Pass by the Brera Art Gallery and the Academy of Fine Arts. Stroll through the streets that inspired Luciano Bianciardi's book 'Vita Agra.' Head past Bar Jamaica and stroll by the cafes on Via Fiori Chiari street. Discover where  Scapigliati avant-garde artists once lived. Take in the historic shops which help to preserve an historic atmosphere.

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What people are saying about Navigli District

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 36 reviews

Our guide, Sara, was amazing! Very friendly and informative, we enjoyed our time with her. She has a lot of experience in the fashion industry in Milan. I highly recommend it if you’re interested in fashion in Milan.

Wonderful tour! Our guide Emilio was very personable. Right amount of information and Segway ride. We can unreservedly recommend it!

Sarah a former model showed my daughter and me the unique and lesser known cool fashion stores in Milan. A great experience!

Fantastic tour. Definitely recommend using a Segway to get around. Our guide had so much knowledge.

Our tour guide was wonderful, friendly and knowledgeable!! I would suggest her to anyone