Sforza Castle is one of the main attractions of Milan: it hosts the museum, exhibitions and events. Read more about what to do on foot, bike and Segway!

If you are planning to visit Italy in summer (especially in August), here’s some advices to get the best of Castello Sforzesco in Milan.

 

Estate Sforzesca 2017

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Estate Sforzesca (Sforza Summer) is the artistic event hosted in the Armory Courtyard of Castello Sforzesco that animate Milan evenings from 9 June to 27 August.

The program is full of events, almost every night and mostly with free admission: 70 shows of classical music, jazz, folk and pop, dance and theater.

Among them, August 12th at 9.30 p.m. the pianist Andrea Vizzini will perform in his PianoLink Silent Wifi Concert: a multisensory experience, a concert performed in the silence of the night on a silent piano and audible through wifi headphones from the public, free to roam within a radius of 500 meters each in his microcosm auditory.

 

Museums and exhibitions of the Sforza Castle

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The Sforza Castle hosts many different museums, such as:

•the Archeological Museum (Protohistory, Prehistory and Ancient Egypt),

•the Museum of Musical Instruments

•the Sala delle Asse, painted by Leonardo Da Vinci

•the Museum of Pietà Rondanini, sculpted by Michelangelo

During the year you will be able to visit several temporary exhibitions of photography, art, design and more.

Check here all the events at Sforza Castle.

We recommend you some another interesting exhibition in Milan, LR100 La Rinascente – Stories of Innovation

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This year La Rinascente – the great luxury department store in Duomo – celebrates 100 years.

For the occasion, Palazzo Reale hosts an exhibition with an exceptional variety and quantity of works of art, graphics, design objects, historical images and unpublished contributions.

The public will be able to find out how Rinascente has written important chapters in the history of costume, communication, and great distribution.

 

Around the Sforza Castle: Sempione Park

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Sforza Castle is in the middle of the historical center, a few steps from Duomo Square, La Scala Theater, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and many other attractions.

Moreover, Sforza Castle is surrounded by the beautiful Sempione Park (Parco Sempione), created at the end of Napoleonic Empire.

The design of the park was conceived to create a panoramic view of Sforza Castle and the Arch of Peace, situated on the other side.

Good to know: the whole area of Sempione Park is covered by a free WiFi!

Walking around the park, you can take a break in one of the many stands and bars such as Bar Bianco and at Triennale‘s, that houses exhibitions, conferences and events of art, design, architecture, fashion, cinema, communication and society.

If you want to go around the Sforza Castle and Sempione Park, choose one of our Group Tour on Segway:

Group Tour 1,5h

Group Tour 3,5h – Morning

Group Tour 3,5h – Afternoon

or a Private Tour:

Downtown Private Tour 1,5h

Leonardo Private Tour 3,5h

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Thanks to a licensed tourist guide, you will learn more about Milan and discover the city without getting tired… See you at the shop!