If you're vacationing in Milan and you don't know a great deal about it, you don't need to worry — we can fill you in!
Milan is 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the north of Genoa, a notable city.
It won't be hard to make new friends in this part of Lombardy. It boasts a population of roughly 1,200,000 locals.
Experience the true essence of this city hub by enjoying attractions like Santa Maria Delle Grazie and Teatro alla Scala. If you want more options, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Piazza del Duomo are well worth seeing too.
Castello Sforzesco is a fascinating maze of historic halls, chambers and passageways. Go for a look around, wander its grounds and try to find out something about this mighty structure. Want some more ideas? Are you mad about art? Feast your eyes on intriguing works and find out the meaning behind them at Pinacoteca di Brera. But that's not all. Even on a wet day, it's worthwhile going for a stroll through Sempione Park. Pop open your umbrella and drink in the fresh earthy smell.