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Is Milan one of the places in Europe you are keen to visit for a city break? If not, we may just convince you when you hear a thing or two about what we believe is one of Italy’s most incredible cities. Based in northern Italy less than an hour away from the Swiss border, Milan is full of historic and cultural gems, as well as being one of the most high-fashion regions in the world. Book your flights to Milan from Liverpool Airport today, flying with Blue Air.

Why you should go

Milan is a leading global city, most famous for its arts, fashion, finance and tourism. Home to Italy’s Stock Exchange, Milan Fashion Week and the world-renowned Milan Cathedral, this Italian cultural hub is one of the most visited cities in Europe. If you fancy a day of sightseeing, make sure you see the Duomo, Sforzesco Castle, Leonardo’s Last Supper and Santa Maria delle Grazie; you will be blown away by the architecture, let alone the history behind it all.

If you are visiting Milan solely for the fashion, there’s something on offer for everybody, from high-end stores to independent boutiques. For the most luxurious high-fashion shops in Milan, take a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele; you will find names such as Prada, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Armani and Versace.

Milan is also the perfect destination for foodies; of course, the pasta and pizza in Italy is unlike anywhere else in the world. However, make sure you try some local dishes whilst you’re there – Milan’s local culinary traditions (typical for North Italy cuisines) uses more frequently rice than pasta, and features almost no tomato or fish. And the best bit about food in Milan? There are gelato cafes all over the city for you to sample Italy’s famous ice cream.

When you should go

Milan is the perfect destination to visit at any time of year – there’s always various exhibitions, markets and events happening across the city.  When it comes to the weather, the summers reach temperatures of up to 30 degrees, whereas the winters are cold and crisp. No matter when you visit, the city has plenty to offer.

Where you should stay

Milan is home to countless hotels, B&Bs and boutique apartments to suit all styles and budgets. If you want to be as central as possible, try and stay within one mile of the main square, Piazza del Duomo. If you happen to stay any further out, don’t worry – the trams in Milan are very reliable and popular amongst tourists as well as locals.

Don’t miss!

Fancy doing something a little different during your time in Italy’s fashion capital? Try one of the following:

  •          San Bernardino alle Ossa – what first may appear as a pretty nondescript church is actually home to a room made entirely of human bones. Not one for the faint hearted!
  •          Spinning on the Bull’s Balls – head down to the middle of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and find the mosaic design on the floor of a dancing bull. It’s considered good luck if you place your heel on a certain area of the bull’s anatomy and spin around once – you’ll see the locals doing it daily!
  •          Calamita Cosmica – if you want to see one of the eeriest sculptures in the world, pop down to the Palazzo Reale to find the giant skeleton sculpture. It’s 28 metres in length and weighs 8 tonnes!

With four flights per week, you can now fly to Milan with Blue Air from Liverpool John Lennon Airport and discover the unparalleled splendour of this beautiful city. If it’s time to get your city break started, book your flights with us today.

Blue Air have frequent flights between Liverpool and Milan and you can book your Milan flight right here using our SkyScanner booking system. Whatever the nature of your trip our regular flights from Liverpool to Milan in Italy are quick and convenient and fly into Milan Bergamo Airport.

Once you book flights to Milan, Italy you might want to browse information on Liverpool John Lennon Airport’s shops and restaurants, book a Fast Track security pass or a space in our luxury Aspire Premium lounge.

If you are planning to book of the regular flights from Milan to Liverpool you might want to browse our Transport Section for information about onward journeys or use our Car Rental booking facilities.

Time Zone Currency Flight Time Carriers Airport Code
GMT + 1 EUR 2hr 15 Blue Air BGY