Walking in the Footsteps of Leonardo da Vinci

Updated: May 4, 2020

This year celebrates the 500th anniversary of the great Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519). Leonardo from the small town near Vinci was an inventor, painter, mathematician and much more! One of the leading artists during the Renaissance period (14th-17th century) famous for the Last Supper, Mona Lisa and Vitruvian Man, but did you know he also designed one of the great canal locks in the city of Milan. Discover more about this great man while walking in his footsteps around the city of Milan.

Navigli Milan At Sunset ©MDHarding

"Water is the driving force of all nature" - Leonardo Da Vinci

Walking In The Footsteps of Leonardo Da Vinci

The Last Supper

One of the most popular things to see while in Milan is of course The Last Supper. Today it commands a great price as part of a combined tour and can unfortunately be overbooked. To preserve and protect this world known artwork, entry has been restricted to only 25 people every 15 minutes! Located in the Santa Maria delle Grazie in it's original place, on the wall of the dinning room of the former Dominican convent in central Milan. Painted between 1494-1498 it represents the last dinner between Jesus and his disciples. Did you know the tickets are released months in advance and are free the first Sunday of every month! There are currently tickets available for November and are only 10 euros + 2 euro booking fee. You can also add on either the guided tour at 3.50 euros or an audio guide.