PRIVATE WALKING TOUR. Contemporary Milan: Porta Nuova Garibaldi and Isola district

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PRIVATE WALKING TOUR: Contemporary Milan – Porta Nuova Garibaldi and Isola District

Experience the cutting-edge transformation of Milan on this private walking tour through the vibrant neighborhoods of Porta Nuova Garibaldi and Isola. Witness how the city seamlessly blends its rich history with modern innovation, creating a dynamic urban landscape.

Porta Nuova Garibaldi: The New Face of Milan

Begin your journey in Porta Nuova Garibaldi, an area that epitomizes Milan’s contemporary architectural renaissance. Stroll through this ultra-modern district, home to some of the city’s most iconic skyscrapers and innovative designs. Marvel at the futuristic Unicredit Tower, Italy’s tallest building, and the striking Vertical Forest (Bosco Verticale), a pair of residential towers adorned with over 2,000 plants and trees, creating a unique urban ecosystem.

Discover the pedestrian-friendly Piazza Gae Aulenti, a hub of activity surrounded by sleek buildings, art installations, and chic cafes. Learn about the sustainable design principles that guide this district, making it a model of urban redevelopment and environmental consciousness.

Isola District: A Blend of Tradition and Innovation

Next, cross into the eclectic Isola district, known for its artistic vibe and vibrant street life. This neighborhood beautifully juxtaposes old Milanese charm with contemporary trends. Explore the picturesque streets lined with colorful murals, trendy boutiques, and cozy cafes.

Understand how Isola’s transformation has preserved its unique character while embracing new developments, making it a beloved area for locals and visitors alike.

Join us for a private walking tour that delves into the heart of Milan’s contemporary transformation. 


  • Palazzo Lombardia: Explore the region’s headquarters enclosed in a skyscraper, symbolizing modern governance.
  • Solaria, Aria, and Solea Palaces: Admire these residential towers that offer homes high in the sky, epitomizing luxury urban living.
  • Diamantone and Diamantini: Discover the dynamic, oblique, and protruding lines of these innovative office buildings.
  • Vertical Forest (Boschi Verticali): Learn about these green residential towers and their impact on urban living.
  • Unicredit Tower and Piazza Gae Aulenti: Experience the new financial center of the city and its vibrant square.
  • Residenze di Corso Como: Witness the perfect harmony between tradition and innovation in these modern residences.
  • Porta Garibaldi: See the historic entrance to the city, now a frame for the contemporary district of Porta Nuova Garibaldi.