Iconic pieces of art like the Mona Lisa, Monet's Water Lilies and the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel- we read about them in books, we see them on television, we study them in school and they often appear in movies. Yet, one of the true joys of travel is to actually have the opportunity to see them in real life. That's why we've included this infographic below so that you may seek out these art treasures when you have the opportunity.
That said, the best tip we can give you is to plan on very early visits to see these masterpieces. Lots of others want to see them, too. Get there before the crowds appear. This way you won't have to stand on tip toes looking over heads in order to enjoy these works in relative peace and quiet.
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