Leonardo da Vinci is a symbol of art and science. The artist and scientist was active in France too, he left Rome in 1516 at the invitation of the French King Francis I and settled in the castle Clos Lucé on the Loire. Here he created the three masterpieces Mona Lisa, The Virgin and child with St. Anne and the Virgin of the Rocks. They are all in the Louvre Museum today.
On three bike rides you can meet Leonardo da Vinci: His birthplace Vinci on our bike tour Tuscany - Cradle of the Renaissance, on the bike trip Loire you come to the Clos Lucé, on our bike tours Paris it is recommended to book extra nights to have enough time to explore the Louvre.