Leonardo 500

The year 2019 marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death. Milan and Lombardy will dedicate a whole year to the Maestro.

BIRTH
15/04/1452 – Vinci
DEATH
02/05/1519 – Amboise
1st MILANESE PERIOD
1482 - 1499
2nd MILANESE PERIOD
1503 - 1508
THE LAST SUPPER
460 X 880 cm
CODEX ATLANTICUS
1,119 autographed sheets

Moments

Milan, following Leonardo’s footsteps

Pictorial suggestions and drawings. Machines and impressive hydraulic engineering works. In Milan, a journey in the wake of Leonardo
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Milan, following Leonardo’s footsteps

Visit the interactive exhibit Leonardo3. The World of Leonardo

Discover the works of Leonardo Da Vinci as you've never seen before
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Leonardo3. Il Mondo di Leonardo

A day in the life of Leonardo

Art and more: discover a world of intrigue and passions
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Castello Sforzesco

Leonardo's Vineyard and Atellani House

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La Vigna di Leonardo e Casa degli Atellani

Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper and Codex Atlanticus

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L'ultima Cena di Leonardo da Vinci e il Codice Atlantico

The leonardo ferryboat in imbersago

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The Leonardo Ferryboat in Imbersago

A day at the National Museum Leonardo da Vinci

One of the largest science and technology museums in Europe
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Museo della Scienza

Places

Vigna di Leonardo

Leonardo's Vineyard is located in Milan, in front of the Santa Maria delle Grazie church; it was given to Leonardo by Ludovico il Moro.
  • Art & Culture
Vigna di Leonardo, museums in Milan

Santa Maria delle Grazie

An impressive piece of architecture in the heart of Milan, inextricably linked to the fresco by Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper
  • Religious Tourism
Santa Maria delle Grazie, inspiring churches in Lombardy

Villa Melzi d’Eril

Villa Melzi is a residential villa belonging to the Melzi family that looks out onto the River Adda
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Villa Melzi D'Eril

Ambrosian Picture Gallery

It houses the largest collection of Leonardo's sheets, the Codex Atlanticus, exhibited thanks to temporary thematic exhibitions
  • Art & Culture
Ambrosian Picture Gallery

Cathedral of Pavia

The most impressive church in Pavia to whose design Leonardo Da Vinci contributed
  • Religious Tourism
Cathedral of Pavia

Leonardo Adda Ecomuseum

Open-air museum along the Paderno Canal in which to rediscover the historical, artistic and naturalistic events of the territory
  • Art & Culture
Adda Leonardo Ecomuseum

Conca dell'Incoronata

It's located at the end of Via San Marco within the city’s Spanish walls after the “Tombun de San Marc”.
  • Art & Culture
Conca dell'Incoronata

Visconti Castle

From the tower of the Castle the view of the river and of the surrounding territory is priceless, from the Pre-Alps to the plain
  • Art & Culture
Visconti castle

Leonardiana

On the trail of Leonardo da Vinci, the museum itinerary inside the Castello di Vigevano
  • Art & Culture
Leonardiana, Museums Pavia

Naviglio di Paderno

It was a product of the genius of Leonardo da Vinci who in the early 16th century was a guest of Count Melzi in Vaprio d'Adda.
  • Navigli
Naviglio_di_Paderno

Tre Corni alla Rocchetta: Leonardo’s Landscape

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Tre Corni alla Rocchetta

Troggia Waterfalls

Troggia is a torrent that flows out ofLake Sasso
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Cascata della Troggia

Acquafraggia Waterfalls

The source of the Acquafraggia torrent is Pizzo di Lago at an altitude of 3,050 m asl
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Cascate Acquafraggia

The Sforzesca

A genuine prototype for subsequent rural Lombard architecture
  • Art & Culture
La Sforzesca

Events

Leonardo3 - The World of Leonardo

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Ingresso Piazza della Scala Milano
01/03/2013 - 31/12/2018
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele

Leonardo da Vinci: early ideas for the Last Supper

Cenacolo Vinciano
Piazza Santa Maria delle Grazie 2, Milano
13/10/2018 - 13/01/2019
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Leonardo da Vinci: early ideas for the Last Supper

Being Leonardo da Vinci. An impossible interview

Piccolo Teatro Studio Melato
Via Rivoli, 6, Milano
02/05/2019 - 05/05/2019
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Intervista Leonardo

Gaffurio and the Maestros of the Chapel in the Duomo di Milano at Leonardo’s time

Basilica di Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milano
17/06/2019
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Organo Leonardo

The Last Supper after Leonardo

Fondazione Stelline
Corso Magenta 61, Milano
01/04/2019 - 30/06/2019
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Wang Guangyi_The Last Supper

The wonderful world of nature before and after Leonardo

Palazzo Reale
Piazza del Duomo 12, Milano
05/03/2019 - 07/07/2019
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Il meraviglioso mondo della natura

Leonardo and the Sala delle Asse converging nature, art and science

Museo di Arte Antica, Sala dei Ducali - Cappella Ducale
Castello Sforzesco, Milano
16/05/2019 - 18/08/2019
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Madonna col bambino

Leonardo da Vinci Parade

Museo nazionale della scienza e della tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci
Via San Vittore, 21, Milano
19/07/2018 - 13/10/2019
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Leonardo da Vinci Parade

Leonardo’s Horse

Ippodromo di San Siro SNAI, Milano
01/05/2019 - 30/11/2019
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Cavallo di Leonardo

Leonardo’s ‘Last Supper’ for Francis I: a masterpiece of silk and silver

Palazzo Reale
Piazza del Duomo 12, Milano
07/10/2019 - 12/01/2020
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La cena di Leonardo per Francesco I

Virtual Museum of Leonardo’s Milan

Museo di Arte Antica, Sala delle Armi
Castello Sforzesco, Milano
02/05/2019 - 12/01/2020
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Milano Leonardo

Extraordinary opening of Sala delle Asse

Museo di Arte Antica, Sala delle Asse
Castello Sforzesco, Milano
02/05/2019 - 12/01/2020
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Sala della Asse

Leonardo and his School in the Ambrosiana’s collections

Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Piazza Pio XI 2, Milano
01/12/2018 - 31/01/2020
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Mappa della Città di Milano - Leonardo da Vinci

Activities

A day in the life of Leonardo: the Last Supper, the Sforza Castle and Bramante´s Sacristy

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A day in the life of Leonardo: the Last Supper, the Sforza Castle and Bramante´s Sacristy

Exclusive skip-the-line guided visit of Leonardo da Vinci's vineyard

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Exclusive skip-the-line guided visit of Leonardo da Vinci's vineyard

3-hour guided tour of Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper and Codex Atlanticus

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3-hour guided tour of Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper and Codex Atlanticus