Milan is perhaps most celebrated for housing Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Last Supper.’ On this 3 hour Last Supper Painting Tour, in the company of a local art historian or expert, we will delve deep into the subject of Leonardo, his life and works, the city that made him and, of course, the iconic masterpiece. This tour focuses almost entirely on da Vinci and his relationship to the city, with a visit to the Last Supper and Santa Maria delle Grazie as well as the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana Museum. We’ll also spend time admiring the exterior of the Duomo as we talk about Leonardo’s role in the construction of this formidable structure. This tour is ideal for anyone with a keen eye for art looking for a deeper understanding of one of Italy’s greatest geniuses, Leonardo da Vinci.
- Small group Last Supper Painting Tour
- Visits the Last Supper and Santa Maria delle Grazie
- Led by an art historian or local expert
Viewing the Last Supper Painting
Perusing the Pinacoteca
Disclaimer: On Wednesdays, Pinacoteca Ambrosiana is unavailable so it is replaced with the Sforza Castle Museum - which is a great replacement to continue the narrative.
Leonardo and Milan
How can I increase my chances in securing Last Supper tickets?
It is helpful to our team if you provide two alternative dates/ times your party would be available to tour. Please also note that a Photo ID will be required on the day of your tour, due to entrance policies at the venue.
Giacomo has a degree in Preservation of Cultural Heritage with a specialization in Medieval Art. After an internship at Handel House Museum in London UK, he returned to Italy working as a professional translator. Since 2005 is a professional tour guide in Milano. Deeply in love with his city he likes to unveil her secret charm. He enjoys uncovering hidden stories of the most important monuments, to understand why figures from the past built them and how they looked at them. He loves to share lesser-known spots even locals do not know and is always looking for new places for the best gelato, food and drinks.
Born in Cremona in 1975, Silvia holds an Art and Art Critics PhD from Università Statale of Milan. She spent her university years working as a tourist guide, thus deepening the knowledge of the city's history and art and of the different languages and skills needed to communicate to all kinds of public. She’s specialized in XIXth century and especially values the complex relationship between facts, interpretation, and how they develop through time. She currently works as Renaissance Art History professor at IES Abroad Milan.
Paivi is an art historian and professional tour guide in Milan since 2003, with extensive knowledge of Milan’s most important museums and hidden treasures. She graduated in Preservation of Cultural Heritage from the University of Pavia with a specialization in Poldi Pezzoli and Bagatti Valsecchi house-museums. Passion, competence and enthusiasm are her keys to appreciate the beauty, the history and the art of the city where she was born and where she’s still living. She loves to “stroll in the history of the city”, discovering Milan step by step trough its beautiful monuments.
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