- Small Group Tour – Maximum 10 People
- Priority Entry Tickets
- Licensed Art Historical Tour Guide
A small group visit to one Europe’s most exclusive collections of art housed in the impressive Villa Borghese.
More than 400 years ago Cardinal Scipione Borghese, nephew to Pope Paul V and an avid patron of master sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini commissioned a sprawling garden villa and then filled it with countless Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces.
The Borghese Gallery is home to an extraordinary collection of Bernini sculptures as well as paintings by Caravaggio – truly a “must see” even in a city like Rome where centuries-old works of art abound. By visiting the collection with an expert art historian guide, this magnificent gallery will be brought to life before your eyes as you take in masterpieces such as Bernini’s sculpture of Apollo and Daphne, the Rape of Persephone, Canova’s Paolina Borghese, and Caravaggio’s David with Goliath’s Head to name a few.
This renowned museum houses impressive collections of masterpieces which provide a captivating and enthusiastic experience for all art and history lovers alike.
Your tour will begin as you enter the Borghese Villa, a stunning 17th century palace nestled within the picturesque Villa Borghese gardens. Accompanied by a local guide, you’ll traverse the halls and galleries, and delve into the stories behind the artwork and history of the Borghese Family.
Throughout the tour, your guide will offer valuable insights into the historical context, artistic techniques, and hidden symbolism within the artworks. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of the artistic movements and cultural significance that shaped these masterpieces.
As the tour concludes, you’ll leave the Borghese Gallery with a newfound appreciation for the rich artistic heritage of Italy and the profound impact of these remarkable works of art. Whether you’re an art connoisseur or simply curious about the world of art, the Borghese Gallery tour promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you inspired and captivated.