Navigli District Walking tours

Our most recommended Navigli District Walking tours

Milan: Aperitivo Tour with Street Food

1. Milan: Aperitivo Tour with Street Food

Together with a guide, discover the different ways of relishing the aperitivo Milanese, all accompanied by high-quality snacks. During the tour, you will taste different versions of the aperitivo: Cocktails: try excellent cocktails whose main components are the spirits that made Milan's and Italy's history directly from the hands of trained mixologists. The cocktails will take you on a journey as you discover how the Milanese culture in beverages has influenced nearly every region of Italy. Wine: Italy is the homeland of wine, and all-around Milan several famous vineyards have their premises and production sites. This tour presents a selection of the best labels among Italian wine cellars. Italian cheeses: in the framework of a unique location, you will taste the best Italian cheeses and get to know their organoleptic features, as well as their preparation techniques, which make them so exquisite. Cutting board with cold cuts and other high-quality snacks: each stop includes a wide selection of cured meats, gourmet snacks, and tastings of local preparations. Gourmet stuffed potatoes - nothing seems simpler than baked potatoes. Yet, from the ingredients’ simplicity, wisely matched with a mix of tradition and creativity, the most extraordinary preparations were created. Such are the potatoes you will taste, topped or stuffed with refined ingredients. At the end of the tour, you can also enjoy an espresso coffee and a piece of patisserie.

Milan: Private Tour with Drinks & Bites in Centro Storico

2. 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: 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.

Milan: Private Walking Tour of the Brera District

4. 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.

Milan: Navigli Walking Tour and Basilica of Sant'Eustorgio

5. Milan: Navigli Walking Tour and Basilica of Sant'Eustorgio

Enjoy a 2.5-hour walking tour starting at the Basilica di San Lorenzo, Milano. Travel along Corso di Porta Ticinese and visit the Basilica of Sant'Eustorgio, one of the oldest churches in Milan. Explore the church and admire the magnificent fresco paintings inside the Portinari Chapel.  Continue to the Navigli District, a system of canals connecting the city to Lake Como, Lake Maggiore, the Po and Switzerland. View the system of dams invented by Leonardo da Vinci.  Travel to the renewed Darsena di Milano, a beautiful corner of the city. Finish your tour at the traditional houses of Milan, named 'casa di ringhiera'. Listen to your certified, monolingual guide as they tell you about the history of Milan. 

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What people are saying about Navigli District

Very much enjoyed the experience. We did it on our first evening in Milan, which I highly recommend. Terrific way to see this part of the city. Georgia was a wealth of knowledge. She answered all of our questions. Nice selection of food and drinks. Liked having the Orion to make a personal selection among the categories.

Anna was an amazing tour guide! My group and I were unable to meet at the meeting point on time and she was helpful with guiding us to the first location. She was also very patient with our group as it was a busy night in Milano. There were various events going on. Nonetheless we enjoyed the tour, 10/10 recommend

Antonio was such a pleasant host, taking th time tonexplain the types of drinks we were about to have and answering all our questions. very personable. the locations were lovely , the food exceptional. i would recommend this to anyone

Such a lovely evening on our first night to Milan. We sampled some lovely local food, wine and cocktails and our guide was very sociable and got everyone in the group chatting. She also gave us some tips and places to visit.

Nice walk in a lively aria and great food and wine. Eleonora was super sweet and helpful.