1. Florence: Leonardo da Vinci Guided Walking Tour
Discover Leonardo da Vinci’s genius, his secrets, and his flaws on this guided tour. Get to know Florence from the perspective of the famous polymath and how the city influenced his legacy. Trace the young da Vinci's life from his arrival in Verrocchio's workshop to his departure for Milan. Start the tour from the church of Santissima Annunziata, near da Vinci’s workshop. Continue to Via Cavour where the Medici family lived and arrive at the workshops that Verrocchio rented, which were owned by Donatello. See how Leonardo developed his technological skills in these places. Learn about his relationships with Lorenzo the Magnificent, Michelangelo, Botticelli, and the great Florentine artists. Plus, get all the gossip on his private life. Cross the Piazza Duomo to Via Dei Calzaiuoli and Piazza Signoria, arriving at Ponte Vecchio, and end the tour in Piazza Santo Spirito.