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Sforza Castle

Milan's Sforza Castle: a plunge into the history of the Duchy of Milan

Staying in a hotel in the centre of Milan makes you feel like staying at the very centre of the centre of Italy – pardon the pun!  The Italian Big Apple, renowned for its great business opportunities, can make wonders in just a weekend with its wealth of things to do and see.

For instance, you can take the underground from Crocetta or Missori station, which are both very close to central Hotel Canada, and head for Sforza Castle.

A little history

The stages underwent by Milan's Sforza Castle  are strongly connected to the political events involving the city, as it has been one of the landmarks for local power since the very moment it was built.
Erected back in the fourteenth century to please Galeazzo Visconti, it was then destroyed by the Ambrosian Republic and later reconstructed by Francesco I Sforza and still bears his name. In Ludovico Sforza, the Moor days it became one of the greatest military citadels in Europe thanks to the contribution of artists and geniuses of the standing of Leonardo Da Vinci and Bramante. Its structure was altered throughout the centuries and it served a number of purposes under the Spanish, Hapsburg and Napoleonic domination. Its present look is the outcome of the most recent restoration works, carried out in 2005.



Castello Sforzesco - Things to see

Milan' Sforza Castel regularly hosts cultural events, exhibitions and much more. In addition, the area of the former imposing military citadel nowadays proposes:

  • The Castle Art Gallery
  • The Egyptian Museum
  • The Prehistoric Museum
  • The Museum of Ancient Art
  • The Musical Instruments  Museum
  • The Furniture Museum
  • The Museum of Applied Arts
  • Tour of the exterior crenels and visit to the guards room

How to reach it from Hotel Canada

As already said, Sforza Castle is really easy to reach from 3 star superior Hotel Canada. Follow this itinerary and enjoy a stroll around the centre as well.

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" great location - friendly and helpful staff. the room i stayed is small but tiny, neat and clean. the only comment - it could get noisy if the room is facing the street. but is still bearable. i recommend it. "
Sguneh | New York
10/06/2014
" Hotel posizionato in zona residenziale non lontano dal centro, pulito, confortevole, personale gentile e sempre sorridente. I letti erano ampi e comodi e la stanza era pulita e non rumorosa. La colazione abbondante. "
dafale_sape | Rimini
08/06/2014
" Chambre très spacieuse au dernier étage avec un immense balcon Personnel très serviable, agréable A l'arrivée proposition d'un café ou d'une boisson Dans le prix de la chambre mini bar gratuit et boisson toute la journée Rien à dire "
Baggiani | Fourques
10/06/2014
" Das Hotel liegt sehr nahe zum Dom, zu Fuß 10 minuten. Die Zimmer geräumig und sehr sauber. Das Personal sehr kompetent und nett, gibt gute Lokaltips. Das Frühstück ist sehr großzügig und das Frühstückspersonal ebenfalls sehr nett. "
MelErich | Baden
05/06/2014
" é stata davvero una piacevole esperienza: albergo molto pulito, in posizione molto comoda, tanto da consentire di raggiungere a piedi le principali attrazioni turistiche.Stanze ben arredate. colazione ricca e di qualità. personale molto gentile e disponibile "
emilyd26 | Trieste, Italia
18/05/2013
" Great hotel with friendly, helpful staff. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Breakfast buffet was excellent. Walking distance to Duomo and main attractions downtown Milan. "
Lois | Canada
24/05/2013
" Clean, modern and is about 10 minutes walking from the Duomo (if you don't want to walk, you can use the Metro, which is pretty close). The breakfast was OK and the stuff was very friendly. "
ENK74 | Bat Yam, Israele
13/06/2013
" the staff is very friendly and professional. The hotel is clean and the room was adequate and comfortable. We really enjoyed the breakfast. The hotel is located near metro, tram and in walking distance to shopping and restaurants "
Pia | Svezia
23/05/2013
" Very clean, everything is reachable in short time, very friendly and helpful staff. Parking facilities in front of the hotel or privat parking for a very reasonable fee. Breakfast: For each taste is someting available. "
Bebbi81 | Basel
10/06/2014
" We found the staff to be extremely friendly and helpful. The breakfast was exceptional, with a great choice and a great latte to start the day. Our room was so tastefully decorated and very clean. Location is close to metro and nearby restaurants. On return to Milan, we would definitely stay here again. "
lozimont | Melbourne, Australia
16/06/2013
" Stanze molto pulite, colazione varia ed abbondante e personale molto gentile e professionale. "
Riccardo | Cagliari, Italia
11/05/2013
" posizione centrale e ben collegata. vicinanza al luogo di nostro interesse. colazione assortita e di buona qualità. prezzo contenuto. "
Salvatore | Palermo
30/05/2013
" Short walk to Milano Cathedral and great shopping. Reception staff had great English. The room was adorable and the bathroom lots of little touches not found at other hotels. Bed and linen were first class. One of the best breakfasts on our travels. Thank you Hotel Canada. "
Yasna H |
19/05/2013
" Rimodernato, funzionale, pulito, ottima posizione. Accoglienza e professionalità. Tutto funziona senza smagliature. "
Illuminato | Napoli, Italia
17/05/2013
" Abbiamo deciso all'ultimo di trascorrere il ponte del 25 aprile a Milano e scelto questo hotel in offerta per la posizione centrale. In effetti si trova in ottima posizione per visitare sia il centro (Piazza Duomo si raggiunge facilmente a piedi) che la zona Navigli, vicine sono comunque le fermate della metro e di fronte all'hotel quella dei bus. Molto comode le camere, pulite e ben curate, il personale tutto gentile, a partire dagli addetti alla reception (ci hanno dato molte indicazioni su ristoranti e cosa da vedere), gli addetti alla colazione molto attenti e gentili (colazione varia e abbondante) e il simpaticissimo addetto al garage. Mi sento di consigliarlo tranquillamente. "
Paola S. | Pistoia
09/06/2014
" Tutto ciò che serve, ad ottimo livello. Ottima posizione centrale, simpatia e professionalità del personale, camere di dimensione sufficiente, bagno pulito e confortevole, colazione ottima: nulla è fuori posto; si avverte efficienza e professionalità. "
Lino29 | Napoli, Italia
16/05/2013