Last Supper and San Maurizio Church: tour in English

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Tour description

Thanks to this guided tour you will have the opportunity to discover the absolute masterpieces of the city of Milan and travel through the places that have marked the life of Leonardo da Vinci!Let yourself amazed by the frescoes of San Maurizio Church and after a short walk you will reach the magnificence of Santa Maria delle Grazie Church and you will discover the Last Supper masterpiece.Please note: the guided tour starts with the visit of San Maurizio church and ends with the Last Supper entrance.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, Milan, LombardyThe church is called "the Sistine Chapel of Milan" and its simple and bare façade hides, like a real treasure chest, more than 2500 square meters of frescoes distributed on the walls and on the side chapels of this ancient convent church.With our professional guide we will admire the magnificent fresco decoration realised during the Sixteenth Century by several great lombard painters but above all the work of Bernardino Luini, whose bright painting reflects the great innovations brought by Leonardo da Vinci to the city of Milan. The attention for the details, the sense of space and movement combined with a great sweetness in the representation of faces make every corner of this place a fascinating discovery.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan, LombardyTake a very ambitious Duke, Ludovico il Moro, add a clever artist in search of opportunity, Leonardo da Vinci, and complete everything with the superior mind of a Renaissance archistar, Donato Bramante… You will soon get a clear picture of what Santa Maria delle Grazie could represent in that period: a great site where besides the monastery they were building ideas.We take you through the events that linked these illustrious characters and we will unveil anecdotes and some gossips of their daily life. It will be like flying with a time machine to land in a corner of the Renaissance Milan. In fact, it doesn’t happen everyday to walk on Leonardo’s footprints in a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Last SupperTake a very ambitious Duke, Ludovico il Moro, add a clever artist in search of opportunity, Leonardo da Vinci, and complete everything with the superior mind of a Renaissance archistar, Donato Bramante… You will soon get a clear picture of what Santa Maria delle Grazie could represent in that period: a great site where besides the monastery they were building ideas.We take you through the events that linked these illustrious characters and we will unveil anecdotes and some gossips of their daily life. It will be like flying with a time machine to land in a corner of the Renaissance Milan. In fact, it doesn’t happen everyday to walk on Leonardo’s footprints in a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Duration: 15 minutes

What's included

  • Entrance ticket to see The Last Supper
  • Guided tour in english
  • Headsets (depending on the number of participants)
  • Entry/Admission - Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore
  • Entry/Admission - Last Supper

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Souvenir photos (available for purchase)