Leonardo da Vinci: maturity in Milan

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Tour Number

Activity Level

248454


Categories

Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), German (fluent), Italian (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

Last Supper guided tour - upon request and to be confirmed every time


As far as we are aware, Leonardo's first commission in Milan came from the church of San Francesco Grande, the contract was signed on 25 April 1483 and represents the earliest proof of his presence in Milan and he painted the Virgin on the Rocks. In a letter of Ludovico il Moro - effective ruler of Milan - Leonardo offered his services as a military, as an engineer, architect, musician and only last as a painter and sculptor.
During the private guided walking tour we will go over remarkable records of the presence of Leonardo da Vinci in Milano focusing on them, e. g. the Portrait of a Musician, the Atlantic Code, the famous Last Supper a large wall painting in the Refectory of the domenican monastery of Santa Maria delle Grazie, the decorations inside the Sforza fortress and last but not least his vineyard situated opposite the church in the garden of Casa Atellani.

The tour is available every day except on Mondays.
Before booking this tour, please, write to me.

Itinerary

The Ambrosian Art Gallery and Library
The Sforza Fortress
The monastery of Santa Maria delle Grazie
The Last Supper Museum
Casa Atellani

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel

End Point Options: Hotel

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

It's a walking tour, if the meeting point is at your hotel though, a taxi or private car may be required and in this second case I can provide a professional driver and a high quality vehicle registered for passenger transport to be booked in advance.

What’s Included

Other: A four hour private guided tour carried out by by a professional registered tourist guide of Milano and tour leader, who has a degree in History of Art and works as a personal shopper too.

All the reservations required.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

45 EURO - Euro 45,00/50,00 to buy the tickets of 2 museums.

The taxi ride from piazza Duomo to the Magenta district costs about Euro 15,00

What’s Extra

Other: The Ambrosiana Art Gallery and Library ticket Euro 15,00 each
The Casa Atellani ticket Euro 10,00 each
The Sforza fortress ticket Euro 5,00 each
The Leonardo da Vinci ticket which is only upon request and to be paid in advance when you book the tour.

The taxi ride from piazza Duomo to the Magenta district costs about Euro 10,00

Restrictions

I am not a driver but I am can arrange transportation upon request.

A Recent Review of this tour

If you want to take this tour, book more than three months in advance. Going through Barbara save me some hassle. She gave a thorough background on techniques and point out things on the fresco we wouldn't have noticed. She was very gracious about tailoring the tour for our tastes and needs. We thoroughly enjoyed her expertise and company. Highly recommend her.
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