1 Roof of Milan’s Duomo

Wander around the roof of the world’s largest Gothic cathedral with the best views of the city and the mountains beyond.

2 The Last Supper

Leonardo da Vinci’s mural for the refectory wall of Santa Maria delle Grazie is one of the world’s most resonant images.

3 Shopping in Milan

Steel yourself for the ultimate shopping trip in the fashion and design capital of the world.

4 Certosa di Pavia

This Carthusian monastery is a fantastic construction rising out of the rice fields near Pavia.

5 Cycling around Mantua

Rent a bike and explore elegant Mantua and the surrounding waterways.

6 Tortelli alla zucca

Tuck into a plate of delicious pumpkin ravioli topped with sage butter; find it on the menu in Mantua.

7 Lake Como

Explore the most romantic of the Lakes by ferry.

8 Città Alta, Bergamo

Bergamo’s medieval upper town is an enchanting spot to spend an evening.

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