Discover the best things to see and do in Milan this August with our cultural and shopping guide. August is the most popular month for visitors and Milan puts on a great show, with an array of cultural events and exciting shopping opportunities. All of them are perfect for the discerning traveller. This month the Duomo, or cathedral, starts new tours that offer time-pressed visitors the chance to explore this famous building in less than two hours. Those on a budget should take advantage of the summer sales in which top international and Italian brands are available at discounts of up to 70%. Read on to discover the best of Milan this August 2017.