PRIVATE WALKING TOUR. Art Nouveau Milan. Unveiling the City’s Elegant Liberty Style

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PRIVATE WALKING TOUR. Art Nouveau Milan. Unveiling the City’s Elegant Liberty Style

Step back in time to the early 20th century, when Milan underwent a vibrant urban transformation.

A new class of entrepreneurs, businessmen, and traders began to shape the city’s landscape with their luxurious homes and modern districts, particularly along Corso di Porta Venezia. These visionary builders embraced the elegant forms of Art Nouveau, also known as Jugendstil, Sezession, Floreale, and Liberty, creating a unique architectural style that drew inspiration from nature.

Explore Milan’s Art Nouveau Masterpieces

Art Nouveau architecture in Milan is characterized by its organic shapes, curved lines, and intricate floral and natural decorations. This innovative style employed both modern materials like concrete and traditional ones like forged iron and ceramics, resulting in stunning buildings that make Milan the capital of Italian Art Nouveau.

A Journey Through Nature-Inspired Architecture

The Art Nouveau movement aimed to follow nature as its sole source of inspiration, offering a variety of mystic, symbolic, and geometric shapes. This tour will guide you through the elegant and intricate details of Milan’s Liberty style buildings, showcasing the city’s artistic and architectural evolution..

Join us on this private walking tour to uncover the hidden gems of Art Nouveau Milan, where nature and architecture intertwine to create a legacy of beauty and innovation.


  • Porta Venezia and Its Tollhouses: Admire the noble and fierce entrance to the city.
  • The Houses of Via Melpighi: Marvel at Casa Galimberti and Casa Guazzoni, featuring striking chromatic lights and chiaroscuro effects.
  • Hotel Diana Majestic: Experience the Belle Époque with a touch of Parisian flair.
  • Casa Berri-Meregalli: Discover the eclectic combination of shapes, materials, and decorations in this architectural gem.
  • Palazzo Castiglioni: Be awed by the majestic concrete and log façade, the exuberant Sala dei Pavoni decoration, and the monumental stairway. (Please note: Entrance to Palazzo Castiglioni and the Sala dei Pavoni must be requested at the time of booking and is subject to availability as determined by the property owners).

Please note: All monuments and sites mentioned in the itinerary will be viewed from the outside. Entrance to the interiors is not included in this tour.