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

Experiences

Leonardo in Lombardy: 8 itineraries to discover the places of Vinci

Eight itineraries in the Lombard capital to discover the genius of the Renaissance
  • Art & Culture
Leonardo da Vinci

A day at the National Museum Leonardo da Vinci

One of the largest science and technology museums in Europe
  • Art & Culture
Museo della Scienza

Leonardo's Vineyard and Atellani House

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La Vigna di Leonardo e Casa degli Atellani

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
  • Art & Culture
Leonardo3. Il Mondo di Leonardo

A day in the life of Leonardo

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

Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper and Codex Atlanticus

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

Places

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

Cathedral of Pavia

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

Villa Melzi d'Eril

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

The Sforzesca

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

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

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

Acquafraggia Waterfalls

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

Tre Corni alla Rocchetta: Leonardo’s Landscape

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Tre Corni alla Rocchetta

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

Troggia Waterfalls

Troggia is a torrent that flows out ofLake Sasso
  • Active & Green
Cascata della Troggia

Leonardo’s Vineyard

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, Musei Milano

Events

Leonardo’s Horse

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

La Lombardia di Leonardo dall'alto

Palazzo Lombardia
Piazza Città di Lombardia, 1, Milano
12/05/2019 - 22/12/2019
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Logo 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

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

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