The Original Da Vinci Code Art Detective - Exclusive Florence Experience

Join the world’s leading ‘art sleuth’ on a visit through a world-heritage listed landmark while you learn about his work to solve the last truly great art mystery: the search for Leonardo Da Vinci’s greatest missing masterpiece.

Da Vinci Code Tour with the Original Detective

Your internationally-renowned art detective and guide also happens to be the only real person mentioned in Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code. 

World’s Foremost Expert

He holds the world’s largest private database on artistic masterpieces and challenged the art establishment when he discovered and proved that an acclaimed Leonardo work was not what it seemed to be.

He Holds the Keys to the Lost Leonardo

Due to his pioneering research and development of new technologies Dr Seracini believes the long lost Leonardo Da Vinci Masterpieces lies beneath a newly constructed wall and covered by Vasari’s frescos. Read more about his struggles with the authorities to bring the mystery to light on our blog.

Highlights of the Private Tour with the Da Vinci Code Art Detective:

  • Enjoy one of the most exclusive tours of Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio
  • Spend two hours with the world’s leading art sleuth – no one on earth has examined more masterpieces!
  • Learn about the discovery of another missing Da Vinci masterpiece, one lying hidden for centuries under the surface of a later painting
  • Find out how to spot a forgery
  • Get hints on building your own private collection

Tour Details

The finer tour details:

Length: 2 hours

Price: 990 euro for 1-5 persons, with each additional person an extra 50 euro

Includes: entry fees to the Palazzo Vecchio and pre-reserved tickets to the Uffizi Gallery

Meeting Point

We’ll confirm the meeting point with you after booking.
If you would like a private transfer to the meeting point please choose the optional add-on.


Knees and shoulders must be covered to enter the churches! Travelling in hot weather? Don’t worry, you can drape a shawl over your shoulders.

If you enjoyed your tour and would like to give your guide a token of appreciation, tips are happily accepted. When asked, the office staff recommends whatever amount you feel comfortable with giving.

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Yes. ArtViva, The Original and Best Walking Tours is an ASTA registered company based in Florence, Italy, respecting national and international laws and regulations regarding tourism. (Chamber of Commerce Number 516411)

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