Use a hire car Milan through HAPPYCAR to discover the wonderful of Lombardy. Use your car to explore the region's beautiful capital city, famous as being one of the most fashionable cities in the world. The city also offers stunning architecture, top class soccer teams and a nightlife that is second to none. Getting the best hire car Milan has never been simpler, with just a few clicks on the HAPPYCAR comparisons portal, you could have your ideal car booked at the best price available. HAPPYCAR compares the prices of international car rental locations to give you the best deals on a rental car that fits your specific vacation needs.
With a population of over 1.3 million people, Milan is the second largest in Italy and has a history dating back as far as Rome. Having the hire car Milan gives you the freedom to get out of the city and explore the wonderful Lombardy region and visit the stunning towns of Bergamo and Brescia, as well as some of the stunning lakes and valleys the area has to offer.
Milan is home to the oldest churches in the country, even older than those in Rome, with the most famous of them being the Cathedral. The Duomo, located in the Square of the same name, is a Gothic style building built out of white marble. Construction began in the late 14th century and took over six centuries to finish. Atop of the main spire of the cathedral is the one of the most famous landmarks of the city, the golden Madonnina. There are also up to 3,500 other statues and monuments on the inside and outside. A climb up to the top of the cathedral is recommended as it offers a great view of the stunning city.
Saint Mary of the Graces is a renaissance Basilica is a UNSCEO World Heritage Site. It is most famous because it houses one of the most famous paintings and most important pieces of Christendom art in the world, Da Vinci’s The Last Supper, one of his most famous works.
Sforza Castle was built in the 15th century and was at one point the largest citadel in Europe.Nowadays, it houses seven small museums. The Pinacoteca houses collections of art by artists such as Canaletto and Tiepolo. There are also museums on ancient art, on musical instruments, an Egyptian museum, and the Archaeological Museum of Milan as well as museums dedicated to applied arts and antique furniture.
The Pinacoteca Di Brera Art Museum covers works by major Italian artists from the 13th century to the 20th century, features some of the most famous masterpieces on show, such as The Kiss by Francesco Hayez, The Lamentation of Christ by Andrea Mantegna and Giovanni Bellini's Dead Christ painting. As well as paintings there are plaster casts, sculptures and drawings.
For soccer fans, a trip to the San Siro Stadium with your hire car Milan is highly recommended. The stadium is home to the cities two soccer teams AC Milan and FC Internazionale. With a seat capacity of 85,000 people the stadium is a very impressive structure. Should you not be lucky enough to get a ticket for one of the games, you can also take a tour of the stadium.
Using your rental car Milan gives you the freedom to explore the beautiful region of Lombardy, free of the hassle and restraints of public transport. Take a trip towards the Italian alps and visit the beautiful Lake Como in the Italian lake district. Around the lake one will find some lovely small towns, such as Como, Menaggio and Bellagio, where one can take a boat trip. Or you can take your car hire across the border to experience life in Switzerland.
Whatever you decide to do with your trip to the wonderful city of Milan and the beautiful region of Lombardy, having a hire car gives you the freedom to do what you want, when you want. With pick up locations at the Milan Airport, you can get started on your Italian road trip through Milan.