Since 1922 the Italian Grand Prix Formula 1 has been the highlight of the racing world. This year it celebrates its 81st edition but still attracts newcomers and keen followers thanks to the thrill of the legendary Autodromo di Monza circuit, together with the celebrity of the pilots participating in the races and the cutting-edge technology on the track.
Milano - Sanremo
This enjoyable sporting event, enlivened by the presence of vintage cars and bicycles in the centre of Milan, has just concluded. The bicycle race opens the international season and for this reason it is considered extremely prestigious.
The Stramilano is one of the most popular events in Milan; for many years now it has registered more than 50.000 runners. Within the event there is the great 10 km "free style" race open to all, Stramilanina for the younger runners and the International Competitive Stramilano - Half Marathon km 21.09Z.
Milano City Marathon
The most eagerly awaited "running party" of the year that attracts thousands of athletes from Italy and abroad. In 2010 there were 46 countries racing! The race around the city includes historical sites like the Navigli, the Bastioni of Porta Venezia, Piazza Duomo, the Arco della Pace ending up in Piazza Castello.
It is believed to be the most prestigious cycle race in stages, not only a sport competition but also a cultural phenomenon. While the starting point is usually different every time, the race always concludes in Milan. The city is the headquarters of La Gazzetta dello Sport, the sports daily that has organised the race since its foundation.
All the appointment
The full calendar of sporting events expected in the city during the year. A complete guide for useful information for arranging an enjoyable sports trip with schedules, programmes, costs and location on the map of individual events..
Sporting venues info
From the Stadio Meazza to the San Siro Racecourse, from the Maspes Vigorelli Velodrome to the Monza circuit, from the Arena Civica to the Palasharp. The right location for every sport. The city offers a broad overview of facilities suitable for a wide range of sports, aimed both at those who simply want to enjoy and follow the sport and to those who want to compete.
Teams of champions
Inter, Milan, Olimpia Milano Armani Jeans, Hockey Milano Rossoblu. Football, basketball and ice hockey. These are the sports that Milan presents on its champions' podiums, claiming victories or counting losses, always supporting their favorites.
La Gazzetta dello Sport
One of the first sports papers in Italy based in Milan since1896. Its pink pages keep all sports' lovers informed with accurate news and opinions from the experts of various sports. It is also the organiser of the Milan - Sanremo, Milano City Marathon and the Giro d'Italia.
This discovery itinerary on the "monuments to sport" obviously kicks off with a visit to the San Siro Stadium, the so-called "La Scala of Football", backdrop for meetings and exciting challenges which have gone down in history. Of particular interest is the Milan-Inter museum that has a large collection of jerseys, souvenirs and memorabilia belonging to champions of the two Milan teams.
Parks and Garden
Over 54 parks cover an area of over 14.681.400 square metres, plus, other green spaces such as 21 beautiful gardens. Cycle paths, sports fields, open-air exercise programmes and equipment, even for children, plus, pavilions and gazebos all create opportunities for sport and fun immersed in nature.
Milan by bicycle
The bicycle is the ideal means for enjoying the green oasis in the city and thanks to the bike-sharing service it is available for all. So, the route starts from the Giardini di Porta Venezia, where there is a BikeMi station for bike rentals (don't forget to subscribe to the service beforehand!).
Tourist information in milan gets a makeover
Now that the new tourist information kiosks are imminent in Milan it has never been easier to delve into such beauty; the kiosks provide an up-to-date way of discovering, or rediscovering, the artistic and cultural heritage of the city
How to get here
The city is well served by three airports with national and international flights (Linate, Malpensa and Bergamo Orio al Serio) and linked to the city with airport coaches or railway services. Milan is also an important railway junction for high speed trains and a complex motorway network links the city up with the rest of Europe.
Getting around easily
Milan offers various alternatives for getting around the city. A bus, tram and metro network, taxis and new types of public transport, hired or reserved in advance, all link the city from the centre to the outskirts.
Milano AmaMi Card
48 hours to fall in love with Milan
One card that allows access to19 museums, gives discounts on exhibitions, concerts and tourism services and includes free travel on public services.
Milano Official Products
Take home a great souvenir of your trip.
Milano Official Products is an extensive line of clothing and objects for the home, office and leisure time with the instantly identifiable "Milano" logo. They can be purchased in many sales points in the city.