Milan is the capital city of the Lombardy region of Italy and is Italy's second most populous metropolitan area. It has global strengths in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, research, and last but not least, healthcare. Milan was first settled in the year 400 and was an important hub for trade throughout the middle ages and into modern times.
As a fast paced metropolis, Milan mixes modern and traditional, and is packed with art, fashion, history, and delicious food, it’s no surprise that Milan is one of most visited cities in Italy. Il Duomo cathedral, the Castello Sforzesco, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and La Scala are just some of things that will take your breath away while visiting Milan.