Milan

A major tourist destination, Milan is home to an important cultural heritage, including Renaissance palaces, the La Scala opera house and numerous museums. However, to run in Milan is also to run in the industrial, financial and commercial heart of Italy.

Milan is located in a lowland area in the western part of Lombardy, on a stretch of dry land in the middle of a marshy area. Close to the River Po, the city is irrigated by small rivers, partly underground ones, and by several canals. Thanks to its geographical location, close to the French and Swiss Alps, Italy's second largest city is at the crossroads of several communication routes of regional to international importance. This position, together with the fertility of its territory, is the main factor that explains its major historical role, both for the Italian nation and for the transalpine countries. Any race or cultural walk in the city must pass along the banks of the Naviglio Grande, the canal that runs through old Milan. For long-distance runners, the banks of another canal, the Martesana, offer 38 km of trails, perfect for preparing for a marathon! The Sempione Park, sometimes called the "green lung" of Milan, surrounds the Sforzesco Castle. It offers more than 3 kilometres of running in the heart of the city.

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From the majestic Duomo of Milan to the imposing Ca'Granda, it's time to explore Milan's historic centre. Just follow our lead!

Around the Duomo

From the majestic Duomo of Milan to the imposing Ca'Granda, it's time to explore Milan's historic centre. Just follow our lead!

Let us guide you to the area of the Ca'Granda: The immense Velasca Tower, the unusual Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa, the Rotonda della Besana and the Basilica di San Babila are just some of the monuments which feature!

Porta Romana #1

Let us guide you to the area of the Ca'Granda: The immense Velasca Tower, the unusual Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa, the Rotonda della Besana and the Basilica di San Babila are just some of the monuments which feature!

Take an unforgettable tour of the historic district of San Vittore, with a delightful run down the Navigli.

San Vittore #2

Take an unforgettable tour of the historic district of San Vittore, with a delightful run down the Navigli.

This quick tour is perfect for you to breathe life back into your body, or simply to have some time to yourself.

Wagner

This quick tour is perfect for you to breathe life back into your body, or simply to have some time to yourself.

Take this long tour of Milan to really get to know the city's rich heritage. Admire the gardens of the Sforza Castle, the luxury shops of the Quadrilatero della Moda, the church housing Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper, and many more fantastic sights.

Milan From Top to Bottom

Take this long tour of Milan to really get to know the city's rich heritage. Admire the gardens of the Sforza Castle, the luxury shops of the Quadrilatero della Moda, the church housing Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper, and many more fantastic sights.

Beautiful Milan: 5 kilometres of stunning boutiques, historic museums, the mythical opera and the great Duomo!

A tour of the old town

Beautiful Milan: 5 kilometres of stunning boutiques, historic museums, the mythical opera and the great Duomo!

Want to train for the Milan marathon? Combine practicality with enjoyment on this nature run that follows part of the marathon route.

A touch of greenery

Want to train for the Milan marathon? Combine practicality with enjoyment on this nature run that follows part of the marathon route.

Feel like heading off the beaten track? Stride along the Navigli, then escape to the Wagner district to explore the famous Piazza Piemonte.

From Navigli to Wagner

Feel like heading off the beaten track? Stride along the Navigli, then escape to the Wagner district to explore the famous Piazza Piemonte.

Marvel at the beautiful Basilica di Sant’Eufemia, cross the delightful Parco Alessandrina Ravizza, and discover one of Milan's historic gates: the Porta Romana.

Porta Romana #2

Marvel at the beautiful Basilica di Sant’Eufemia, cross the delightful Parco Alessandrina Ravizza, and discover one of Milan's historic gates: the Porta Romana.

Let us guide you to the heart of Parco Sempione, across the Piazza Piemonte with its famous "skyscrapers", to the imposing Palazzo Mezzanotte where you will find the Milan Stock Exchange.

San Vittore #3

Let us guide you to the heart of Parco Sempione, across the Piazza Piemonte with its famous "skyscrapers", to the imposing Palazzo Mezzanotte where you will find the Milan Stock Exchange.

Run past the world-renowned landmarks of Italy's economic capital: the Duomo, the Scala Opera House, the Sforza Castle, as well as many stunning churches, museums and squares.

Milan Essentials

Run past the world-renowned landmarks of Italy's economic capital: the Duomo, the Scala Opera House, the Sforza Castle, as well as many stunning churches, museums and squares.

Ready for an unforgettable experience? Potter down Milan's famous canals, hop over the Porta Ticinese, and admire the many impressive religious buildings.

Along the Canals

Ready for an unforgettable experience? Potter down Milan's famous canals, hop over the Porta Ticinese, and admire the many impressive religious buildings.

Got a passion for fashion? Even if you don't, you'll still love Milan! This Smart Run is nothing but chic, and will tell you all you need to know about the history of fashion in Milan.

Milan, the fashion capital

Got a passion for fashion? Even if you don't, you'll still love Milan! This Smart Run is nothing but chic, and will tell you all you need to know about the history of fashion in Milan.

Up for training on part of the Milan marathon route? Combine practicality with enjoyment as you discover the most iconic sights in the old town.

100% Culture

Up for training on part of the Milan marathon route? Combine practicality with enjoyment as you discover the most iconic sights in the old town.

Discover the district of Porta Nuova, the Indro Montanelli gardens and the neoclassical Porta Garibaldi. En route, you will also come across the majestic Palazzo Castiglioni and the sublime Museum of Natural History.

Porta Nuova

Discover the district of Porta Nuova, the Indro Montanelli gardens and the neoclassical Porta Garibaldi. En route, you will also come across the majestic Palazzo Castiglioni and the sublime Museum of Natural History.

Stride across Parco Sempione of the Sforza Castle, then take a look at the iconic Santa Maria delle Grazie Church and the Sant'Ambrogio Basilica.

San Vittore #1

Stride across Parco Sempione of the Sforza Castle, then take a look at the iconic Santa Maria delle Grazie Church and the Sant'Ambrogio Basilica.

Ready for a run through the historic district of Ticinese? Just get your running shoes on, and pop your headphones in!

Ticinese

Ready for a run through the historic district of Ticinese? Just get your running shoes on, and pop your headphones in!

Discover the various beautiful sights of the capital of the Lombardy region. This route will let you in on many of the secrets of the Duomo, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, the Navigli, and many other Milanese landmarks.

From the Centre to the Navigli

Discover the various beautiful sights of the capital of the Lombardy region. This route will let you in on many of the secrets of the Duomo, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, the Navigli, and many other Milanese landmarks.

This cultural trail will introduce you to the Navigli neighbourhood's most beautiful buildings: Santa Maria delle Grazie, the Sant'Ambrogio Basilica and the Roman amphitheatre.

From Navigli to San Vittore

This cultural trail will introduce you to the Navigli neighbourhood's most beautiful buildings: Santa Maria delle Grazie, the Sant'Ambrogio Basilica and the Roman amphitheatre.

Fancy training on part of the Milan marathon route? Combine practicality with enjoyment as you discover the most iconic sights in the new CityLife district with all its tall towers.

A Trip to CityLife

Fancy training on part of the Milan marathon route? Combine practicality with enjoyment as you discover the most iconic sights in the new CityLife district with all its tall towers.