Renaissance Treasures and the Last Supper
Our RENAISSANCE TREASURES TOUR reveals the most important sites of the Renaissance period in Milan and lets you marvel at its beauty.
Our 2-hour walking tour covers the must-see sites, including a skip-the-line access to Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘The Last Supper’, but also hidden treasures such as the wonderful church of San Maurizio, known as the ‘Sistine Chapel of Milan’.
Our knowledgeable local English-speaking guides will share their passion for Renaissance art and architectures with you and will make you live a fascinating experience.
What you can expect
Choose this 2-hour walking tour and dive into the unexpected Renaissance side of Milan. Start with the marvelous UNESCO-listed church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, a true masterpiece designed by the architect Bramante, and visit the Dominican convent where the world-renowned “The Last Supper” is displayed. Skip the lines and be amazed of this iconic mural painting designed by the Italian genius of Renaissance art, Leonardo da Vinci. Take your time for an up-close look to the gestures and the expressions of Jesus and the 12 Apostles, while your expert English-speaking guide unveils details about the composition, the perspective effects, the use of colors and much more.
Just a few blocks away you will find a hidden pearl of the city, the 16th-century church of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, the “Sistine Chapel” of Milan, considered one of the finest yet almost unknown artistic jewels of the city. Here disciples of Leonardo decorated the walls, the side chapels and the ceiling with colourful frescos of uncomparable beauty. Let yourself be overwhelmed by this Renaissance masterwork!
Proceed to the huge and imposing Castello Sforzesco, a majestic Renaissance court surrounded by the amazing Sempione Park. Cross the Clock Tower of this iconic symbol of Milan, walk through the Army courtyard and learn more about the Sforza family and the reasons why the dukes of Milan hired Leonardo who lived here as a guest for decades.
- Legally licensed English speaking tour guide
- Skip-the-line ticket to the Last Supper
- Audio Headsets (if more than 5 people)
- Priority access at the church of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore
- The Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci – skip the line
- Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, a UNESCO Word Heritage site (if open)
- Little Cloister of the Frogs and the imposing Bramante’s Tribune
- Church of San Maurizio, a Renaissance jewel in the city, known as the ‘Sistine Chapel of Milan’
- Sforza Castle, the medieval fortress of Milan's Lords (inner courtyards and park)
The order of the sites visited might change due to organizational reasons.
For the Last Supper visit, children up to the age of 1 do not need a reservation if they are carried by a parent and enter without a stroller.
Please wear comfortable shoes. During hot days, it is recommended to wear a hat to protect from the sun.
Due to new security measures, large bags are not allowed inside the Last Supper Museum. If necessary, your guide will escort you to security lockers to leave them during check-in.
No food or drinks are allowed inside the Last Supper Museum.