Flights to Milan from major global cities arrive in Milan’s biggest airport, Malpensa. Milan is also home to two smaller airports Linate, and Bergamo. Direct intercontinental flights to Italy arriving at Milan Malpensa are available from New York, Dublin, Moscow and most major European cities. Flights from Los Angeles, Delhi, Sydney, Auckland, Johannesburg or Toronto usually involve a stopover in the UAE or Europe. Major airlines that fly in and out of Milan Malpensa include British Airways, American Airlines, Alitalia, Emirates and Cathay Pacific. It’s also possible to reach Milan via its second biggest airport Linate, which will normally involve a stopover in Rome for intercontinental journeys. Malpensa is 30 km from the city centre which can be reached via bus in 1 hour or train in half an hour. Linate Airport is just 8 km from Milan and from here the city centre can be reached in a half hour by bus.
As the world’s fashion and design capital, everything about Milan is stylish, beautiful and elegant. This includes the city’s stunning architecture such as its pink marble Gothic cathedral, the 15th century Sforza Castle, and the neoclassical La Scala opera house. Milan is also home to Leonardo Da Vinci’s Last Supper mural, located in an unassuming building adjoining the Basilica di Santa Maria delle Grazie. To get a better understanding of how Milan became the world’s center for fashion visit the Triennele Design Museum. It’s not just fashion, but sports are important here too with the locals taking football particularly seriously, aligning themselves with either Inter Milan or AC Milan. For sports fans who can’t get football tickets, it’s still well worth taking a tour of one the stadiums. Milan’s innovative cuisine scene is also a major pull for visitors, who can enjoy a choice of Michelin-starred restaurants.