Visit one of the oldest and the most important churches in Milan – the Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio, and the Old Town Highlights on a private tour. Discover the capital of Lombardy and hear fascinating stories from a 5-Stars Guide!


• Visit the Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio – the oldest church in Milan
• Explore the most important sights and hidden corners in the center of Milan with a 5-Stars Guide
• Discover the highlights of Old Town as Santa Maria delle Grazie, Church of St. Maurice in Major Monastery and the Sforza Castle
• Enjoy exclusive tour with Private Guide who will adjust tempo and information according to your wish
• Tips about local attractions, restaurants, patisserie, pubs

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Activity details

  • 2 - 4 Hours
  • Private TourExclusive only for you
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  • Live GuideEnglish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish
  • Walking tour
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Explore the Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio and have an amazing journey from the end of the 4th century to today. Hear the story about St. Ambrose and walk through the Milan Old Town Highlights on a private tour with a 5-Stars Guide.

St. Ambrose was a bishop of Milan and one of the most important personalities in the Church of the 4th century. He built in the place where Christians, murdered during the Roman persecution, were buried. Hear the fascinating history of transformations and legend about a white marble column with two holes, which is said to be made by the Devil. Numerous chapels of the basilica represent almost every existing styles from Neoclassicism, through a Baroque dome decorated with frescoes to a Renaissance forms by Bernardino Lanino. The Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio is less famous than the Duomo di Milano, but for sure it is full of treasures and interesting history.

During a 2-hour tour, you will explore a majestic Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio. You will get a great portion of knowledge from your local 5-Stars Guide. But also you will have a chance to visit the Old Town highlights. Follow your Expert Guide and admire the UNESCO-listed church with mural of The Last Supper – Santa Maria delle Grazie. You will also visit the Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, which is known as the Sistine Chapel of Milan.

Extend your tour to 3 hours to have a closer look at the Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore. You will explore the interior of the church, which is a hidden pearl of the Renaissance period, decorated by the students of Leonardo da Vinci.

Immerse yourself into Milan history and architecture, and choose the 4-hour option to visit the huge and majestic Sforza Castle. Be overwhelmed by the Renaissance courtyard surrounded by the amazing Sempione Park and learn about the Sforza family.


• Private Walking Tour of the Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio & Old Town Highlights
• 5-Stars Guide with Official Milan License speaking fluently in chosen language
• Visit at the Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio
• Visit at the Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore (in 3 & 4-hour options)
• Visit at the Sforza Castle (only in 4-hour option)
• Pick up from the accommodation located in Milan Old Town

• Meals and drinks
• Pick up from the accommodation not located in Milan Old Town

Important information

Meeting point

Meet your guide by the Constantine Statue, Coarso di Porta Ticinese, 26, 20123 Milano, MI, Italy

Important information

What you should know

• Please check your email the day before the tour to receive important information
• Pick up means that your Private Guide will wait for you at your accommodation located in Milan Old Town. If your accommodation is located away more than 1,5 km from the meeting point the tour itinerary might be changed accordingly.
• If you have provided the address of your accommodation during the reservation it means for us that you want to meet your guide at your accommodation located in the Milan Old Town.
• Please notice the Sforza Castle is open 7:00AM – 7:30PM and the San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore is open Tue – Sun 9.30AM – 5.30PM, and the Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio: Mon – Sat: 10.00AM – 12.00PM and 2:30PM – 6.00PM, Sunday 3.00PM – 5.00PM. If you book a tour which starting time that doesn’t cover opening hours, you will visit the castle and churches from the outside only and the guide will tell you the history and related facts anyway.