Da Vinci Trail In Florence

Celebrate the 500th year of da Vincis death in Florence at The Leicester Codex of Leonardo da Vinci Water as Microscope of Nature exhibition
The city of Florence
The city of Florence

For anyone who appreciates Leonardo da Vinci&rsquos contributionsto art, this would be the best time to visit Europe. As one of the main events to commemorate the 500th year of da Vinci&rsquos death, The Uffizi Gallery in Florence, October onward, will have the &lsquoThe Leicester Codex of Leonardo da Vinci Water as Microscope of Nature&rsquo exhibition. Other things to check out would be a lock of da Vinci&rsquos hair (from a private collection) at the Leonardo da Vinci Museum in the Tuscan town of Vinci a special exhibition dedicated to the Duke of Milan, who sponsored The Last Supper, in Loches till September 15 a restored self-portrait of the great master at Turin&rsquos Biblioteca Reale along with other drawings (July8&ndashSeptember 15) and a major show at the Louvre in Paris among other planned cultural events. If you can only make it to the UK, then 12 simultaneous exhibitions of a total of 144 drawings by da Vinci, belonging to the Royal Collection Trust, would be on public  view across the country, including the Buckingham Palace.

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