Spouses' Tour

The Duomo

The painting of the Last Supper

The Duomo di Milano is one of the world's largest Gothic cathedrals. Construction began in 1386 and took five centuries to complete. The structure is covered with white and pink marble with a roof covered in openwork pinnacles and spires crowned with sculptures and on the highest spire is the Madonnina, a gilded bronze statue, which has become the symbol of Milan. The interior in equally impressive, a vast structure made of large darkened marble with sculpted marble columns that reach the ceiling.

Santa Maria delle Grazie is a church and Dominican convent in Milan, one of Renaissance art's most important buildings and included in the UNESCO World Heritage sites list. Highlight to the visit will be the opportunity to view the mural of The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci, which is in the refectory of the convent, one of the most recognized artistic masterpieces in the world and is the only fresco of its kind still visible today.

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

Lunch will be organised off the Piazza Duomo.

The tour will finish with a visit to Quadrilatero d'Oro, the Golden Rectangle, which is lined with famous haute couture boutiques including Versace, Prada, and Armani. Having opened in 1867, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II's glass vaulted shopping arcade is one of the oldest shopping centres in the world. Its range of couture outposts, including Gucci and Louis Vuitton give it enduring appeal. It also happens to host Prada's flagship store. Via Torino, and Via Tortona are laced with curious little shops and designer showrooms whilst the Navigli area is the place to experience Milanese street-style at its best.

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