Immerse yourself in the world of the Italian greats during this 75-minute guided tour of Leonardo’s famous masterpiece ‘The Last Supper.’ Housed in the stunning Santa Maria delle Grazie church in Milan, the work is a world-famous 15th-century mural that attracts millions of visitors each year. Learn from an professional, English-speaking guide who will explain the revolutionary technique Leonardo used to create the work and the reasons the church became a UNESCO-listed heritage sight.
Start the tour in front of the entrance to the stunning Santa Maria delle Grazie church on Piazza Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2. Our professional, English-speaking guide will meet you here and lead you into the building and provide an introduction of the work to give some context. Spend 15 minutes viewing ‘The Last Supper,’ which has held up through several centuries and survived neglect, weather damage, and WWII bombing. Learn from the guide why Leonardo’s painting is considered one of the finest in the world, full of lighting contrast and dramatic depictions of biblical figures. After viewing the painting, meet back up with our tour guide to learn more about its history and why it’s considered such an important cultural symbol. Then take time to explore the Santa Maria delle Grazie Church (if possible ), complete with its own unique history as a place of worship for 15th-century dukes. Learn about the apses, refectory, cloister, and other unique architectural details, and spend time relaxing in the garden courtyard.