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The Incredible Beauty of Borghese Gallery

To visit the house of Bernini and Caravaggio is like a journey through art, all of your senses will be involved.

Still today, the art collection of the mighty Borghese Family is inside their Villa that was intended to be a museum. Moving from one room to the other you literally float in beauty: ceiling, floors and walls are full of marbles, frames and ornaments. Works of art among the finest ever conceived and realized. Gian Lorenzo Bernini masterpieces will show us Baroque sculpture’s passion while Canova will introduce us to the elegance of the Neoclassical ones, and more sculptures and ancient mosaics. The Gallery houses some of Caravaggio’s paintings – a painter who revolutionizes art between the end of 1500s and 1600s – that will strike you for their modernity and their powerful chiaroscuro. In the Pinacotheca Raffaello, Correggio, Tiziano, Domenichino, Barrocci and many other masters of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries paintings will unfold seamlessly in front of us. A unique experience


SKIP THE LINE. Our tours include the skip the line tickets.
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish, French, Russian, German, Portuguese, Dutch, Chinese, Japanese.
KIDS FRIENDLY. The children are welcome. Please write me if there are kids in your family group.
DISABLE FRIENDLY. The tour is disabled friendly. Please contact me if you need a wheelchair.
 DRESS CODE: Low cut or sleeveless clothing, shorts, miniskirts and hats are not allowed. Comfy shoes. Only small bags/backpacks are permitted (size 40x35x15).

  • Destination

  • Meeting point

    At the Gardens of Borghese Gallery in front of the entrance or at your accommodation (on request)
  • Start Time

    8:30 am – 10:30 am - 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Duration

    3 hours
  • Price

    € 250,00 base price + € 30,00 / per person (admission fee and skip the line ticket for each sites) + € 15,00 per person under 18 (admission fee and skip the line ticket for each sites)
  • Included

    Admission Tickets
    Guiding Services
    Private Tour
    Skip the line Tickets
  • Not Included

    Food and drinks
    Personal Expenses
    Private driver
    Private luxury car
    Public Transportation Tickets

Bernini and Canova's statues


Caravaggio's art works



Tour Location

Meeting Point Options:

1. at the Gardens of Borghese Gallery in front of the entrance.
2. at your accommodation (on request): the pick up from your lodging is available if it is in the centre of Rome and the cost of the taxi is on you.
Meeting Point Option 1

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