Milan, Italy: Leonardo da Vinci

published 13 years ago by Rick Steves

Epitome of Renaissance genius, Leonardo da Vinci spent some of his most productive years in Milan, enjoying the patronage of the Sforza family. In fact, Leonardo is identified with Milan more than any other Italian city, and contributed to Milan's reputation for design and aesthetics. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit

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