Cheap flights to Milan
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Fly to Milan for:
- some serious shopping
- an evening of aperitifs and tapas-style Italian treats
- easy access to the Italian mountains and Lake Como
Among the top contenders for the world’s chicest cities, Milan (Milano in Italian) is rich in history and art, cutting-edge technology and an overflowing spirit of creativity. From its position on the Lombardy plains about 30 km south of the Italian Alps, Milan lies within Italy’s lake region and so is close to Lake Como and Maggiore. As Italy’s second largest city, Milan boasts a city population of 1.3 million people and a total urban population of just over 3 million. airBaltic flights from Riga to Milan land at Malpensa airport. Public transport between the airport and the city centre is well developed and relatively cheap. The recognized capital of the industrialized and wealthy north, Milan is home to some of the world’s most revered names in fashion and design, as well as being the hotbed for Italy’s financial industry.
Ciao! Italian remains the official language for most of Milan’s inhabitants, although a significant proportion of the population speaks Milanese, a dialect of the Western Lombard Language called Insubric. Latinisms are popular in common speech and may be heard around. For general communication, however, Italian is the language of choice. Visitors are advised that they will undoubtedly learn a little, either in the hotel lobby or in the streets. Va bene!
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