Wheelchair Accessible Sforzesco Castle and San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore
On this Wheelchair Accessible Sforzesco Castle and San Maurizio al Monastero Maggioreguided tour, you’ll be inviting yourself to see some of Italy’s most incredible attractions. Escorted by your knowledgeable tour guide, you will be using wheelchair friendly routes to experience the historic Sforzesco Castle and the breathtaking church of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore.
Your tour begins by meeting your tour guide by the entrance to the Sforzesco Castle (if needed we can arrange for accessible transportation for you at an additional cost). Escorted by your friendly tour guide, you will use accessible paths to explore the beautiful exterior of the Castle, as well as the courtyards and the Musuem.The Sforzesco Castle was built around the 13th century.It was the residence of Visconti lords and the Golden Ambrosian Republic, before landing in the hands of Francesco Sforza, the Duke of Milan. It continued to house royal figures for many more years. It now serves as a museum. There are exhibitions of its original art collection and furnishings, as well as ones with ancient Milan and Egyptianartifacts.
Next, your tour continues to the church of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, also known as the Sistine Chapel of Milan (compared to the real Sistine Chapel in Rome). As soon as you enter the doors, it is easy to see where this nickname comes from. The entire interior of the beautiful church is completely decorated with artwork. Construction of the church began in 1503, and it was constructed using several walls and ruins that date back to the ancient Roman times!
Following your visit to the church, you will head out on an enjoyable stroll that will take you to the square of Duomo of Milan. Along the way, your tour guide will share fascinating facts about Milan with you. Your tour ends here but you can continue your day by enjoying a delicious lunch at a nearby restaurant or by visiting the Cathedral on your own if you desire.
This Wheelchair Accessible Sforzesco Castle and San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore Tour features:
- Convenient accessible tour routes confirmed to be wheelchair accessible (no steps or curbs)
- 3-hour walking/rolling tour
- Lively commentary by an English-speaking tour guide
- Memorable sightseeing and great photo opportunities in Milan!
- Milan Duomo Cathedral (exterior)
- Sforzesco Castle exterior and courtyards
- San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore
This tour has an accessibility rating of four stars, out of five. It has received this score because of it follows a wheelchair friendly route, designed to avoid all steps and challenging uneven ground.Your tour guide is experienced in touring with disabled guests and their families and knows the easiest, shortest routes to make the tour enjoyable for you.The total route is approximately 2 miles long.
Your tour guide will lead you to the Castle using a wheelchair friendly route that is completely step-free. The walking paths are paved. The area outside the Castle has mild cobblestones but they can be avoided by staying on the flat, paved wheelchair accessible paths.
Using accessible paths, your guide will escort you through the beautiful courtyards to admire the impressive architecture and learn about the history of the castle. The areas are paved and flat.
Tour duration: 3 hours
Cost: 1-2 People EUR 390, 3-4 People EUR 440, 5-6 People EUR 490, 7-8 People EUR 540.
*€50 off if booked as part of a Milan accessible vacation package.
Days of the week the tour is offered: Every day except Monday.
Meet-up place: Entrance to Sforza Castle (you can book one-way accessible transportation with us if needed at an additional cost).
Entrance tickets: Not included. Generally free to those with disabilities.
Not included: Entrance tickets, snacks/meals and gratuities.
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