Milan (Italy)

Milan is a large city in Northern Italy. The city is very famous for its historic sites, football, opera, its shopping opportunities, and its nightlife. Milan's historic sites include the Duomo, one of the world's largest Gothic cathedrals, the Castello Sforzesco, a large medieval fortress and the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, one of the world's oldest shopping centers, which is still in use. The city also has a huge number and variety of museums, churches, palaces and art galleries.

Population: 1,353,882
Beach : No
Mountain : No
Popular destination: Yes
Official language: Italian
Skill level of the English language : Moderate
Emergency numbers: 112 (the police, ambulance, fire brigade)
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Electric plugs: C, F, L
Voltage: 230 V
Tipping in a restaurant: A service charge is sometimes added to the bill. Otherwise, a tip of around 10% is appreciated if the service is good.
Time in destination: Jan 25, 2021, 8:55:18 AM

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Monthly Weather Conditions

The best times to visit Milan are April to May or September to October. These spring and fall months straddle the city's manic peak tourism season, and they also escape the summer's sweltering temperatures.

Month Average Temperature °F High Temperature °F Low Temperature °F Rainy Days Rating
January - 44.6 26.6 5
February - 48.2 26.6 6
March - 57.2 35.6 7
April - 64.4 42.8 10
May - 71.6 51.8 10
June - 80.6 59.0 9
July - 84.2 62.6 8
August - 82.4 62.6 8
September - 75.2 55.4 8
October - 64.4 46.4 8
November - 53.6 37.4 10
December - 46.4 26.6 7

More information: Milan forecast and weather conditions monthly

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Price Level

Compared to prices worldwide, Milan is an average price destination.

On a tight budget, the daily budget is approximately $77.01, which includes hostel accommodation, budget meals and public transportation.

On a moderate budget, the daily budget is approximately $286.24, which includes a moderately priced hotel, meals at moderate priced restaurants and transportation costs.

Estimated prices:

  • Hotel (2 stars): $88.90
  • Hotel (3 stars): $95.76
  • Hotel (4 stars): $148.80
  • Hotel (5 stars): $379.69
  • Taxi ride (3 miles): $12.71
  • Taxi ride (6 miles): $19.33
  • Beer in a restaurant (16 ounces): $6.08
  • Meal, McDonalds: $9.73
  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: $18.24

More information: Milan price level

Destination Map

Destination map in full scale: Milan destination map


Milan has been classified as quite dangerous with security classification 2/5.

Safety index values (higher is better):

  • General: 56.5 (better than United states average 47.9)
  • Walking alone during daytime hours: 79.0 (better than United states average 69.6)
  • Walking alone at night: 47.7 (better than United states average 41.7)

More information: Milan safety

Car Rental

Things which affect the renting of the car:

  • Driver’s license: In the European Union / Schengen a driver's license from an EU country is sufficient, although for North Americans it is recommended to carry a separate international driving license, in addition to the American driving license.
  • Direction of traffic: In Europe the traffic is mainly right-handed. The exception is Great Britain, which is left-handed traffic.
  • Insurance: In Western Europe, all rental cars include some kind of insurance, so additional insurance policies are often unnecessary (unless you are going to Russia or Eastern Europe).
  • Driving abroad: You can drive a rental car almost everywhere within all countries of the European Union / Schengen territory without additional fees. Eastern European countries and Russia are the exceptions and you should always ask the car rental company in advance about the rules.

More information: Car rental Europe