Why You Should Visit Milan Malpensa
Milan Malpensa Airport is the primary airport serving the city of Milan located roughly 50 km outside of the city. The airport handles a variety of international and domestic flights to allow travelers to experience Milan, one of the most exciting cities in Italy. Renowned as one of the fashion capitals of the world, Milan is home to a wide range of designer boutiques and luxury brands and also hosts many prestigious fashion shows and exhibitions over the course of the year. Cultural enthusiasts will find a huge range of museums, art galleries and landmarks dotted around which can take weeks to fully explore – the Pinacoteca di Brera is reputed as one of the world’s finest, while those with an interest in more modern works will want to visit the Museo del Novecento in Duomo Square.
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Arriving At Milan Malpensa
Milan Malpensa Airport is comprised of two passenger terminals and is situated around 50 km from Milan. When you have arrived at the airport you can hop on the Malpensa Express train service to reach the center of Milan, although there are plenty of taxis available if you would rather reach your destination directly. Renting a car in Milan is also an option. Inside the airport there are many different designer and luxury shops alongside duty-free shopping to look forward to, while hungry travelers will find plenty of dining and drinking options available.
If you are looking to catch flights from the UAE to Milan Malpensa you have the option of flying out of Dubai or Abu Dhabi. Travelers coming from Dubai will be able to catch flights with Emirates out of Dubai International Airport, while Neos also provides seasonal charter flights from Al Maktoum International Airport. Alternatively, if you want to fly out of Abu Dhabi you will be able to make the journey with Etihad Airways and Alitalia.
Milan Malpensa Travel Information
As Italy is a part of the Schengen Area you do not need to worry about applying for a visa if you are a UAE national. In Milan the weather can get hot and sunny over the summer with average highs of around 29 degrees, although things get surprisingly chilly over the winter so make sure you bring plenty of warm clothing. There are numerous leading car rental companies operating at Milan Malpensa Airport if you require your own vehicle, although you can rely on the city’s extensive public transport network in order to travel around Milan.
* This information is correct as of October 2017
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