Retracing the epic journey of Leonardo da Vinci, from Italy to France
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Leonardo da Vinci embodies the genius of the Renaissance. In 1516, three years before his death, he crossed the Alps. Carrying his masterpieces like the Mona Lisa, he travelled on a mule and on foot from Italy to Amboise, in France's Loire Valley. We retrace part of his 2,000-kilometre-long epic journey to meet the French king.