Fill your day with art, and see Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” in Milan with a skip-the-line ticket. The biblical scene painting has become one of the world's most famous pieces of art. So skip past the long lines of people waiting to see it, and head straight inside for an up-close look at the masterpiece itself. From a knowledgeable guide, learn about Leonardo and the Renaissance, and take in the splendor of its setting, a Dominican convent near the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Church of Santa Maria dell Grazie.
Meet your guide by the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, near the convent that is home to Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper. One of his most famous paintings, The Last Supper commands attention and as such, the waiting lines to see it are long. With your skip-the-line ticket, bypass the crowds and head inside.Start with an introduction to the world of Italian Renaissance art from your guide, and hear how it became one of the most acclaimed artistic periods around the world. Discover why Ludovico Sforza, a duke of Milan, commissioned Leonardo to paint the famous scene, and hear how the artist flourished during the Renaissance. With the Milanese masterpiece before you, learn about its composition and perspective as well as Leonardo’s use of color. The biblical scene, which the mural depicts, is noted for its portrayal of astonishment and agitation — strong expressions that Leonardo was able to reproduce with pin-sharp precision.Hear some of the mysteries related to the mural, and ask your guide any questions you may have. Afterward, follow your guide outside, where your tour ends.