France in focus

Leonardo da Vinci's French years

You know him as Italy's most famous painter and inventor, and his legendary aura continues to fascinate to this day. But did you know that Leonardo da Vinci spent his final years in France's Loire Valley, under the patronage of King Francis I? This week we take you to the Chateau of Amboise and the Clos Lucé to find out more about the Master's French years and discover how the Mona Lisa ended up in the Louvre.