Things to do in Milan in May

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Milano_skyline_02If you are making a trip to the city in the next month, you may be wondering things to do in Milan in May. The late spring is a lovely time to visit Milan. You will be likely to enjoy warm, sunny weather, without the scorching temperatures that come later in the year. As well as the usual Milan attractions and sights, there are also some special occasions in May that could make your stay even more memorable.

May dates

  • 1st May is Labour Day or La Festa dei Lavoratori. Some Milan attractions, restaurants and shops will be closed. Check at the tourism points in Milan before visiting a particular restaurant or attraction to avoid disappointment. Milan public transport will be running on a holiday timetable.
  • 8th May is Mother’s Day in Milan. Some Milan attractions may be running special events. If you are visiting Milan with your mother on this day, why not treat her to a special meal or outing?
  • The Giro d’Italia 2016 bike tour takes place from 9th to 31st May. Starting in the Netherlands, the race then moves up the boot of Italy to end in Turin. On 25th May, the 17th stage comes to an end at Cassano d’Adda, on the outskirts of Milan. If seeing all these cyclists inspires you, don’t forget you can hire bikes at a 10% discount with your MilanoCard.
  • things to doFrom 26th to 29th May, the UEFA Champions Festival takes place from Piazza Duomo to Sforza Castle of Milan. Various football-themed events will be happening with activities for all the family. You can even have your picture taken with the official Champions League Cup. Come on the Highline Galleria to view the award cermony from the gallery terraces. Also you can watch the match on Highline Galleria of Milan, there will be a maxivideo and we’ll give you a pepsi and chips.

Milan’s San Siro Stadium will host the Champions League Cup Final on 28th May. The eyes of the footballing world will be on Milan to see which team will lift the coveted trophy. If you are not lucky enough to have tickets for the final, you can still enjoy all the atmosphere by watching the match on the wide screens that will be installed in the main city squares.

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