This tour is perfect also for those who are simply curious to know the truth about the real and fictional characters in the incredible TV series history, and about Leonardo's real life
We will find nooks and crannies, places frequented by Leonardo da Vinci and Verrocchio, such as the convent of Fra 'Luca Pacioli and the site where the workshop of Leonardo's Master stood.
We will see where the house of Ginevra de' Benci stands. In this palace, according to the fiction, little Francesco, the secret son of Caterina da Cremona and Ludovico Sforza, was raised. Mona Lisa, the most famous painting in the world, was created in Florence in 1504.
We will take you to the palace where the most famous model of all time was born and where she is buried. We will talk about Salai - Leonardo's great love and the artistic wars between Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. We will get to know Jacopo de 'Saltarelli better and see where this gigolo from a noble family lived. You will be shocked to hear the story of the sodomy accusation to a famous artist which led to arrest. And again Ludovico Il Moro and Beatrice D'Este, Cesare Borgia, Bernardo Bembo, Stefano Giraldi and the other real characters that have been featured in fiction.
Last, but not least, we will analyze the figure of Caterina da Cremona, the beautiful, sweet, unfortunate, and intelligent model, who in the fiction represents the love of Leonardo's life. But …… will it be true? Was it really her, Caterina, the model for the painting of “Leda and the Swan”? We will discover it together during this exhilarating tour, which reveals the secrets of Leonardo's complicated and adventurous life in the city of the Renaissance.
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Available days: All, from Monday to Sunday
Bookable Starting Time: From 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Duration: 3 hours
all, on request
Adult rate: The rate of the tour depends on the number of persons CALCULATE YOUR OWN RATE!
Child rate: 6 -17 years with ID. Please insert number of persons!
Meeting Point: Neptune Fountain, Piazza della Signoria, Firenze