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About Milan

Milan is the second-most populous city in Italy and one of Europe's most accessible cities. The city is located within Italy's northern Lombardy region and was once the capital of the Western Roman Empire. Milan has a vast cultural offering and an impressive artistic heritage, famously known as the home of Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper. The architectural excellence is a prime example of the citie's evolving creativity where neoclassical Milanese palaces can be found a short distance from ultra-modern towers. Milan continues to provide a sense of elegance and sophistication and is globally recongised as a city of fashion and design.

 

Climate

Milan has a typically Mediterranean climate, with temperatures ranging from 18ºc to 27ºc in June.

 

Currency

The currency in Milan is the Euro (€). Most businesses in Milan accept either debit or credit cards, however, we do recommend to keep some cash on hand. ATMs are available at airports, train stations and throughout the city. For current exchange rates vist: www.xe.com

 

Electricity

Electrical sockets take standard European two-pin plugs. We advise that you bring apdators with you, which can usually purchased at your departure airport.

 

Useful Phrases

Buongiorno - Good Day

Buonasera - Good Evening/ Afternoon

Arrivederci - Goodbye

Per favore - Please

Grazie - Thank you

Parla inglese? - Do you speak English?

Non parlo italiano - I don't speak Italian

 

WiFi

Open WiFi Milano is the free wireless network from the City of Milan. The service allows registered users to navigate free of charge in all areas covered by the service. For more information about how to sign up: www.openwifimilano.it