DURATION

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1 Hrs

DEPARTURES

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Every Day at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm

MEETING POINT

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Piazza Castello, Milano

LANGUAGE

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English

Highlights

– Legally licensed English-speaking Tour Guide
– Smaller groups (15 of fewer)
– Personal audio headsets provided (if more than 6 participants)
– Parco Sempione and its hidden gems
– Castle courtyards and surroundings

Description

Experience the life and History of medieval Milan, learn abour the Dukes, Leonardo da Vinci and more

When in Milan, see the Sforza Castle! Join us on a tour of one of the most important landmarks in the city get a real taste of the medieval life.

Enjoy our officially licensed tour guides’ descriptions and juicy anecdotes, the only way to truly feel part of the monument and not to just stand there looking at the walls.

Out of thousands of Castles you can find in Italy, understand how impactful a fortress can be in terms of militaristic, political and cultural points of view.
Erected upon one of the ancient Roman gates of the city, the Castle has been a social gathering hot spot for millennia.

The current version dates back to 1450 and was built under the rule of Francesco Sforza. The Castle was also home to Leonardo da Vinci for years, as Milan was one of the most advanced European capitals in terms of Engineering and Culture. Another important guest was Donato Bramante, architect of Saint Peter’s basilica in the Vatican.

The tour will take you through the inner courtyards as well as the direct surroundings of the fortress where you will get to know the life of the court and the intrigues that only this kind of places conceal.

Important Information

Walking Tour, wear comfortable shoes, preferably with rubber soles.

Meeting Points

In front of the main entrance of Sforza Castle, under the flags on the right side of the Tower, in Piazza Castello

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