Eyes of Rome
Eyes of Rome

Milan Architecture & Street Art Tour with Private Driver

The city's architectural splendors: through iconic landmarks and modern marvels


  • Art
  • Architecture

What makes this tour Special

Immerse yourself in Milan's architectural wonders and street art with a private guide, ensuring a personalized and enriching experience

Travel in style with a chauffeur-driven van, providing comfort and convenience as you seamlessly navigate the city's diverse districts while taking great pictures

Ready to explore, rain or shine – our tour is good to go in any weather!

What to Expect


Enjoy your tour with your own private tour expert at your party's disposal only


3 hours


09:00 - 14:00

What's Included
  • Private Licensed tour guide
  • Private driver at your disposal
  • Luxury vehicle at disposal
  • Reservation fees
  • Meet & greet your private guide at your hotel or accommodation
Not Included/ Optional Extras
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance tickets to any sites

Sites you’ll visit

  • Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
  • Milan Duomo
  • Porta Nuova
  • Bosco Verticale
  • Ortica district
  • Naviglio Grande
  • The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is Italy's oldest active shopping mall and a major landmark of Milan, Italy. Housed within a four-story double arcade in the center of town, the Galleria is named after Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of the Kingdom of Italy. It was designed in 1861 and built by architect Giuseppe Mengoni between 1865 and 1877.
  • The Duomo in Milan is the main Cathedral and dedicated to the sacred Santa Maria Nascente. Is a majestic building in white marble and also one of the largest Catholic churches in the world. The construction of the Cathedral began in 1386, which coincided with Gian Galeazzo Visconti coming into power. The site where the Cathedral is currently situated was previously occupied by the Basilica of Sant’Ambrogio. During the construction period of five centuries, numerous international architects worked at the Duomo of Milan. It is the most important example of Gothic architecture in Italy.
  • Porta Nuova, an avant-garde district in Milan, invites you to a realm of modernity and innovation. Marvel at sleek skyscrapers and contemporary design that define the city's skyline. Here, the Bosco Verticale, or Vertical Forest, stands as a green oasis, its residential towers adorned with flourishing vegetation, a striking testament to sustainable architecture. Porta Nuova represents Milan's progressive spirit, seamlessly blending cutting-edge structures with environmental consciousness. Explore this dynamic district, where the pulse of urban life and architectural ingenuity converge in a captivating display.
  • Bosco Verticale, or the Vertical Forest, is an architectural marvel nestled in Milan's Porta Nuova district. These residential towers redefine the cityscape with their extraordinary vertical forests. Picture soaring skyscrapers adorned with verdant balconies, creating a living, breathing masterpiece against the backdrop of Milan's urban landscape. Designed to harmonize with nature, the Bosco Verticale is a pioneering example of sustainable living, offering not just a home but an immersive experience where architecture and ecology coalesce. Witness the intersection of urban sophistication and environmental consciousness in this extraordinary showcase of green innovation.
  • The history of Milan comes to life through the street art of Ortica and the frescoes painted on the walls of this neighborhood, serving as an open-air museum accessible to all and free of charge. This extraordinary project, known as OR.ME Ortica Memoria, consists of over 20 continuously updated works of urban art, among the most imposing in Italy, skillfully crafted by the collective of artists known as OrticaNoodles. Each mural tells a chapter of Milan's 20th-century history, transforming the Ortica district into a kind of visual chronicle of the city. This initiative originated in the heart of Ortica, a neighborhood with a rich historical tradition spanning centuries, intricately woven into the broader context of Milan and its surroundings. OR.ME chose to shape this history into murals, creating an itinerary that takes Milanese and tourists outside the city center, inviting them to discover a different perspective of the metropolis. The idea took shape in 2015, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Liberation when the Buccari overpass hosted the first mural titled "Le parole della Libertà" (The Words of Freedom), thanks to the spontaneous initiative of local associations. Since then, numerous other works have been created, actively and spontaneously involving hundreds of young people and citizens of the neighborhood.
  • Naviglio Grande is a historic canal in Milan, Italy, renowned for its picturesque and lively atmosphere. Constructed in the 12th century, the canal was initially designed as a navigable waterway to facilitate transportation of goods, particularly connecting Milan with the Ticino River. Over the years, it played a crucial role in the economic development of the city. Today, Naviglio Grande is a charming district known for its vibrant nightlife, quaint cafes, and art galleries. The canal is lined with colorful buildings, and during the evening, the area comes alive with locals and tourists alike, enjoying the various bars and restaurants that overlook the water. The Naviglio Grande is also a hub for cultural events, markets, and festivals, making it a popular destination for those seeking a blend of history, culture, and modern urban life. The picturesque surroundings, historic bridges, and the overall ambiance contribute to the allure of Naviglio Grande as one of Milan's iconic and enjoyable areas.

Tour description

Prepare for a luxurious adventure as your private guide and driver stand ready to escort you from your hotel, setting the stage for your exploration of the city's iconic buildings.

Step into the pages of history as you enter the Galleria, an opulent 19th-century masterpiece. Let the ornate architecture envelop you as you stroll through this gallery adorned with dazzling mosaics. As you emerge onto the Piazza del Duomo, the Milan Cathedral's Gothic magnificence looms overhead, casting an awe-inspiring presence over the square.

Next, venture into the modernity of the Porta Nuova district, a canvas where contemporary design takes center stage. Behold the Bosco Verticale, a testament to sustainable innovation, where vertical forests adorned with lush greenery breathe life into the Milanese skyline.

Your journey then meanders through the enchanting Navigli district, where the city's canals tell tales of history and charm. As you wander cobblestone streets, keep a keen eye out for the subtle yet powerful expressions of street art, surprising you at every turn. Milan's walls become a dynamic gallery, showcasing the creativity and vibrancy of local and international street artists.

The Brera district, with its artistic soul, invites you to stroll through narrow streets where buildings seem to whisper tales of the past. Immerse yourself in the creative ambiance, and be on the lookout for captivating street art pieces that infuse a contemporary flair into this historical canvas.

As the tour gracefully concludes, settle into the comfort of your private van for a leisurely drive back to your hotel. 

Full Refund Cancellation Policy

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  1. Dolce Vita policy is applied on all Standard Bookings placed more than 72 hours from the date of the event. We provide all our customers with Refundable Terms up to 72 hours from the date of the event for any reason. To apply for a refund including where your tour is cancelled or changed by Eyes of Rome®, please contact our customer service team at info@eyesofrome.com.
  2. Peace of Mind policy is applied on Selected Bookings and on all Bookings placed within 72 hours from the date of the event. We provide all our customers with Refundable Terms so if you are unable to attend your booking due to unforeseen circumstances outside of your control you may be entitled to a refund - please see our full set of Refundable Terms and Conditions here. To apply for a refund, please find the instructions on how to apply in the booking confirmation email you received after payment.

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