Milan During WWII
DISCOVER all the AREAS OF MILAN THAT EXPERIENCED DIRECTLY THE TERRIBLE EFFECTS OF WWII
After 1943, during World War II (1939–45), the city was occupied by the Germans, and Milan became the capital of the resistance. The city was liberated by Italian partisans before the Allies arrived in April 1945. Benito Mussolini’s dead body was famously displayed in Piazzale Loreto in Milan in the same month.
MEETING TIME 9:00 am
THE AMAZING WALK his tour reveals the locations of some of the most important events of the 20th Century. Our guests will find the scars of war on the most important monuments of Milano, from the Duomo to the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele to the Scala Opera House. They’ll enter an air shelter unknown to the thousands of people that every day walk the Duomo square and enter the metro line. This tour reveals the true story behind Piazzale Loreto and what happened during the last days of Mussolini.
This is a tour perfect for customization. We can design the tour around history of fascism in Italy, from the very beginning to the end, we can also build tours dedicated to the Jewish history of Milan and the Shoah.
You will take a taxi back to your accommodation at the end of the tour
Starting from: 400€
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The costs above are for 1 english speaking guide for the duration of the tour.
They don’t include entrance tickets, lunk, drinks nor gratuities.
Prices van vary according to the month and availability.
RomePrivateExcursions offers a very flexible cancellation policy, in case of arrival problems due to COVID, we are willing to offer a 100% refund (Colosseum and Vatican tickets are on the other hand never refundable).