Piazza del Duomo

One Day in Milan: Best Things to do in Milan in One Day

If you ask if a day in Milan is enough, the answer would be no. This Italian city has lot to offer and seeing and enjoying everything in a day is not possible. There are museums to explore, cathedrals to visit, unique malls to shop at and an array of restaurants to try in this city, which is also known as the fashion capital. However, this does not mean that you cannot see anything. In fact, if you have a dedicated a day to Milan during your Italian or European tour, here are some of the best things to do in Milan in one day.

Piazza del Duomo
Piazza del Duomo
If you only have time to see just one place in Milan, most people would suggest the Piazza del Duomo. One of the most striking buildings in the city, Piazza del Duomo is a gothic-style cathedral, which is believed to have taken centuries to complete. While the cathedral is impressive from the outside, it is even more beautiful from the inside. However, there is usually a huge queue of visitors to get inside almost every day, especially during the holiday season. As this would not suit your one day trip to Milan, either skip visiting the interior or opt for skip-the-line tickets. Whichever you choose, do not miss the chance to visit the Duomo Terraces. The terraces give you the incredible view of the 135 towers and spires that make for the roof of the cathedral. The view is surreal and amazing, and something that would remind you of your Milan visit for years to come.
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DOs and DON’Ts in Italy – Italy Travel Guide

Though we probably like to think that we do, but mostly we aren’t aware of the country’s background, rules and regulations. Here is the ultimate guide to making your walk to Italy a piece of cake.

Italy is home to art culture, ancient architecture, decent lifestyle, roman catholicism and impressive cuisine. The country is absolutely mesmerising with the Mediterranean Sea in the south and the Alps to the north. And to get the most of Italy, it is necessary that you should know what to do and what not. Like all other countries, this too has its set of customs which we need to follow. For example, Brazil takes the gesture of thumbs up as offensive or Greece is not affirmative about waving at people, Italy too, has got its list.

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13 Interesting Facts About the Roman Colosseum

Ever been to Rome? The Roman Colosseum is one cool asset of the place. Discover the eye-opening Colosseum facts and information regarding its history, building and other facets.

In ruins, still magnificent- the Roman Colosseum is a massive stone amphitheatre. It is a great pride for Italy’s capital and draws overflowing tourists. And why not, this iconic architecture is among the incredible 7 wonders of the world, voted by around 90 million people-phew! Also, UNESCO has labelled it in the World Heritage monuments.

Well, these are the facts that have met the eyes, but what about the other details- how it was built, what was the purpose, why it has holes in it? All the questions will drift to the answer of why it’s a masterpiece.

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When is the best time to go to Italy?

Travelling to Italy? Find out the ideal time, considering factors like weather, crowd and prices.

 

Italy is a beautiful European country with a long Mediterranean coastline, captivating art, awesome history, delicious food and unparalleled architecture. It’s packed with a diverse form of attractions and entertainment that makes it one of the top destinations in the bucket list. Everything that you have seen in the movies and desire to experience in real life- they all exist. From colourful buildings on steep mountains by the beach to the green vineyards an olive groves, Italy is one of the happening stations on the planet that you can visit any time of the year.

 

It depends on what you want to visit and do that decides the month you should travel to Italy. We have boiled down the list of activities for each month and season-

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Spain Vs Italy – Where to travel for your next European trip?

A European holiday is a dream come true for many visitors. Teeming with an amazing assortment of fascinating countries, Europe offers something for all genre of travellers. Among these countries, Italy and Spain are both most popular destinations to visit in Europe. Italy and Spain are both beautiful destinations offering a harmonious blend of natural beauty,  cultural immersion and heritage sights. Packed with amazing sightseeings, epicurean and cultural experiences, Spain and Italy both woo their guests with their unique charms. But which of them is a better holiday destination? – You may wonder. Well, it all depends on what you want to experience on your European holiday. Spain and Italy are very similar but still feels totally different from each other. Here are few pointers that distinguish both these charming countries from one another.

Spain or Italy – which offers a better experience in art and architecture.

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Essential Italian phrases to know before travelling to Italy

 

Amalfi colourful coastal townships of italy

Italy is one European country that is definitely on every wanderlust’s bucket list. While the Renaissance ambience, fresh food and warm culture can all feel welcoming, one little fact can become a hindrance in your otherwise perfect Italian vacation – the Italian Language. Though English is widely spoken, locals still prefer Italian language and really appreciate visitors speaking in to them in Italian. Also if you are venturing to explore the countryside, then Italian is spoken more than English. So it really helps if you have bit of knowledge on speaking basic Italian language for travellers  and use it during your Italy vacation. You don’t need to be fluent, just memorizing few Italian greetings, how to order food, get around the destination and practical questions which you can ask to locals are more than enough. Here are few basic Italian phrases that would help you a lot on your Italian vacation.

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