Attractions in Milan
Milan is a city located in Italy, a country which is placed in the south regions of Europe by Mediterranean Sea. Milan on the other hand is located in the northern part of Italy, is the second most populous city in Italy and a capital of Lombardy. The city is inhabited by over 1.3 million citizens. The city is well-know for industry, commerce, finances and business industry. What is more, it is also the European capital of fashion where the Milan Fashion Week takes place. The city has also a large collection of famous paintings, for example The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci which can be found in Milan Cathedral.
Another interesting thing about Milan are fairs. The city is a host of numerous fairs, including Expo and Milan Furniture Fair. The supporters of football probably excellent know two leading football teams which are found in Milan – A.C. Milan and Inter Milan. The various tourist attractions and events prepared for the travellers magnetize the visitors and over 2 million of holidaymakers visit the city annually.
The famous cathedral
The landmark of the city is definitely the Milan Cathedral – Duomo. It is a famous cathedral-basilica which was designed to be dedicated to St. Mary of the Nativity. The Milan's cathedral was constructed for over 5 centuries (from 1386 to 1965). Today, the cathedral is the largest basilica in Italy and the fifth in the world. It is 158,5 metres long and 92 metres wide and it is made of brick and marble. The architectural style implemented in the cathedral is Italian Gothic. What is more, the cathedral is a place where are located numerous arts of work such as statues, paintings and interesting and precious artefacts.
Take a walk on the city square
While being in Milan, it is essential to have a walk on the most famous and main square of Milan called Piazza del Duomo (piazza in Italian means city square). The square is named after the Milan Cathedral Duomo which is located on the square. The square was created in the 14th century and it was developed during the years. Nowadays, it is the most important tourist attraction in Milan and heart of the city. The travellers will be able to discover numerous interesting buildings at the square. Some worth seeing sights at Piazza del Duomo are: Milan Cathedral Duomo – the largest cathedral in Italy, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II – one of the oldest shopping centre, The Royal Palace of Milan, The Monument of King Victor Emanuel II who was a king of Italy.
Let's watch a football match
Milan is a well-known of two football teams – A.C. Milan and Inter Milan. They practice every day at Stadio Giuseppe Mezza called in short San Siro stadium. It is the largest stadium in Italy and the 7th largest in Europe with the capacity of 80,000 seats. The stadium was opened in 1926 and it was renovated twice in 1955 and 1990 to meet the strict UEFA regulations. The stadium hosted various sports events, for example FIFA World Cup in 1990, European Cup Finals in 1965, 1970 and 2001.
Flight from Warsaw to Milan
Milan is a city situated in the northern region of Italy. The city is full of interesting tourists attractions and every traveller will definitely find something unique. The metropolis is a home of two successful football teams – A.C. Milan and Inter Milan and the football supporters can watch the football matches at San Siro stadium.
There is also something for people who are keen on fashion - they can take part in Milan Fashion Week. What is more, there is also a famous city square with shopping centre and a magnificent cathedral which was constructed for nearly six centuries. To say even more, the flight tickets from Warsaw to Milan are sold in reasonable prices so do not hesitate and fly to Milan under the wings of Polish best carrier – LOT Polish Airlines.
All the essential information on the flight from Warsaw to Milan
The flight to Milan, Italy starts at Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport. The flight duration is about two hours – in fact, it takes slightly more than two hours – 2 hours and 10 minutes. The flight is operated on the board of Embraer 175 and it is served by LOT Polish Airlines. The passengers who are interested in taking part in the flight do not have to posses more than two documents confirming their identity – an ID card or a passport is enough to fly to Milan from Poland.
On the board of LOT's fleet
The aircraft which serves flights from Warsaw to Milan is Embraer 175. It is a modern Brazilian aircraft which operates domestic as well as long distance flights. Embraer 175 is designed to take up to 82 passengers on the board. Although, the aircraft looks small, the passengers can feel safe and enjoy spacious cabin and capacious hand luggage compartments. When it comes to seats, the seat configuration is also unusual.
There are available 2+2 seats configuration – there are no middle seats. Moreover, the passengers will find comfortable seats with adjustable headrests. On the board of LOT's fleet the passengers have an opportunity to make a use of various facilities such as watch movies or TV series, listen to latest music and read the in-flight magazine called Kaleidoscope published by LOT Polish Airlines since 1979.
At the destination airport
The journey from Poland to Italy ends after two hours at Malpensa Airport, at Terminal 1. The airport is located about 50 kilometres (30 miles) from Milan city centre and there are provided few ways of getting to the city centre – by train, by bus, by taxi to name only a few. At Terminal 1 is located Malpensa Aeroporto Railway Station. From the station leaves trains to Milan city centre every 30 minutes. The journey lasts about 30 minutes. There is also a second train which goes to Milan Central Station and the journey lasts from 45 to 55 minutes. Malpensa Airport provides also two bus lines – they are Malpensa Shuttle and Malpensa Bus Express. Those buses connect the airport with Milan Central Station and the journey lasts from 60 to 70 minutes.
What is more, there is also a bus connection with Linate Airport, a different airport in Milan.
Transfer from Milan Airport
Milan is a city where are located three airports. Linate International Airport is the oldest one and Oro al Serio serves only small aircraft, including the private helicopters and light aircraft. However, the busiest airport in Milan and the second busiest in Italy is Milan Malpensa International Airport which serves over 18,000,000 passengers every year. Malpensa International Airport is located about 50 kilometres (30 miles) from Milan city centre and there are provided several ways of getting to the city, for example buses and trains.
All kinds of public transport – trains as well as buses go to Milan Central Station where the passengers are able to change for trains and go to different cities of Italy. Moreover, the Main Station is located only 3 kilometres from Piazza del Duomo (the main tourist attraction of Milan) and it takes only 40 minutes on foot to reach the main square of the city.
The fastest way of getting to the city centre
At the airport the passengers will have an opportunity to choose the most convenient way of travelling – the airport transfers provided by companies which only take care of this kind of transport. The huge advantage of choosing this way of travelling is definitely door-to-door services. It means that the driver takes you from the airport and drives you to your hotel or any other address. You do not have to worry about traffic inconvenience and enjoy travelling in air-conditioned, luxurious car. The airport transfer can be booked online – as a result, the passengers are sure that the driver will wait for them outside the airport. Moreover, the company can monitor your flight and dispatch the driver on time.
The journey to Milan city centre by train
Malpensa International Airport has a great connection with Milan city centre. The passengers can find Malpensa Aeroporto Railway Station at Terminal 1. The trains leave the airport every 30 minutes. The train stops near Milan Metro Lines M1 and M2 where the passengers can change to continue their journey to different districts of Milan. The journey to city centre lasts about 30 minutes. The second train connection with Milan City centre is operated by Malpensa Express. The trains also go to the Milan Central Station but the journey lasts slightly longer – it takes from 45 to 55 minutes to reach the Main Station in Milan.
The journey to Milan city centre by bus
The bus connection with Milan city centre is well-developed. The rides are operated by Malpensa Shuttle and Malpensa Bus Express.
Both options are dedicated to passengers who want to go to Milan Central Station and later change for the train or start visiting the city from that point. The journey to the city centre last from 60 to 70 minutes. What is more, there is also a bus connection with Milan Central Station served by Lufthansa Airport Bus. The buses to heart of Milan leave every 20 minutes. Malpensa International Airport has also a bus connection with other airport located in Milan – Linate, the oldest airport in the city.
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