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Milan Aquarium

Milan Aquarium is one of most liked attractions among the kids as well as the adults and its no wonder with its 36 enormous pools that have 100 different types of fishes and amphibians swimming in them. Each pool has been created around a theme such as 'Amazon', 'Mediterranean', etc. You could try to catch upon the piranhas which are known for their snappy bites. There's also a library within the premises which displays books and research materials on marine biology and oceanic studies in Italy.
Address: c/o Acquario Civico di Milano - Viale Gadio 2 - 20121 Milano, Italy
Tel No: +39 02 804487
Fax No: +39 02 804487
Milan Bus Tours - Hop-on Hop-off

Discover the best of Milan city in one day or 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus tour. Visit all main sights from aboard an open-top double-decker bus. Cruise by the opulent La Scala opera house, the magnificent Gothic Milan Cathedral (Duomo) and Il Cenacolo Vinciano, home to Leonardo da Vinci’s famous masterpiece ‘The Last Supper.’ You can use your ticket on 3 different bus routes, which cover almost all popular attractions in Milan.

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Milan Tram Tours

Traveling in trams is now not just a part of photographs to be hanged to depict Milan's history. Enjoy skip-the-line admission to see Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, The Last Supper, and a guided tour of the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie. You’ll also see Sforza Castle before boarding a vintage tram for a tour of Milan’s city center. Itinerary includes The Last Supper, Cordusio, Piazza Affari, the Duomo, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele and Teatro alla Scala.

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  • Sports

When it comes to sports, Milanese are crazy about football and the first two teams that come to your mind are A.C.Milan and Inter Milan. Both the teams have time after time proven their position in the international football arena as well as provided some intense moments of plays for football fans. The season lasts from September to May and if you plan to visit Milan around the same time, then you cheer for your favorite footballers by booking tickets at the San Siro Stadium office.

Besides football, golf finds itself a good place as Milan houses one of the best luxurious golf courses in Italy. One of them is the Golf Club Casino, prominent amongst them all. It is amid the oldest golf clubs in Italy encompassing of a 27 hole golf course, restaurant, club house, swimming pool and other added facilities.
Address: Golf Club Milano, Viale Mulini San Giorgio 7, I-20052 Parco di Monza (MI), Italy
Tel No: +39 39 303081
Fax No: +39 39 304427

If you are a winter sports enthusiast then Milan can be a perfect gateway for discovering the ski slopes of Northern Italy. Located at the base of the Alps it is the perfect entry point for activities such as skiing and snowboarding. Depending upon which ski slope you prefer for your activity, various options are available till late night for around eight months in a year. Some of best resorts for skiing are: Livigno, Bormio, Belluno, Madonna di Campiglio and Foppolo.
  • Parks
Parco delle Cave

Parco delle Cave or simply called as Cave Park is spread around 135 hectares of area comprising of four lakes, acres of forests, urban gardens and farmhouses. The lakes have an attention-grabbing history behind them as they have been caused due to the sand excavation completed in early 1900's. These lakes have attracted a rich variety of flora, fauna and birds in addition to being a favored picnic spot for the Milanese.|
Address: Via Novara 340 - 20153, Milano, Italy
Tel No: +39 02 4522401
Fax No: +39 02 4522401
Parco Sempione

Sempione Park is Milan's largest lush green land covering 121 acres and is located near Corso Sempione from which it derives its name. The Castello Sforzesco is situated nearby making its positioning a very prominent one. One can get a good view of Arco della Pace from the park. During summer time, the park is brimming with people who visit for family picnics and long walks. The park includes a central meadow, artificial lake and a fountain designed by De Chirico.
Lake Como

Just 40 kms away from the Milan, lies Lake Como which is amongst the most beautiful, scenic and romantic places in Italy. Its inverted Y shape has found a prominent role in Hollywood movies like Star Wars, Ocean's Twelve and hi-profile celebrities constantly visit the place during their precious vacations. Fresh air, great leisure facilities and a shopping heaven makes the Lake Como one of most visited destinations in Italy. People can indulge in water sports like wind-surfing, kayaking, canoeing, water-skiing and sailing or splurge their money on handicrafts like silk which is exported all around Europe. The climate all round year is best to visit the destination. You can taste the yummiest Italian cuisine after which visit the various villas that dot the area. Tasty restaurants, buzzing nightlife and sports opportunities are all in plenty here.