Tour of the Borghese Gallery and its gardens
Museums

Tour of the Borghese Gallery and its gardens

Availability: Every day except Monday
Validity: Flexible
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Russian , Chinese
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover the unique Borghese Gallery, a real gem located in the heart of Rome
  • Admire masterpieces by Titian, Raphael, Bernini and Canova with your expert guide
  • Enjoy a relaxing stroll through the Villa's gardens, full of beautiful fountains and monuments
What to expect

The Borghese Gallery is a real gem in the heart of Rome, a museum that houses a vast collection of paintings, sculptures and frescoes by masters such as Canova, Caravaggio and Bernini. The gallery was put together by the Borghese Family, one of the wealthiest and most important families of Rome, whose line includes several cardinals and Popes. The original works of art there date back to the collection of Cardinal Scipione Borghese which primarily consists of Renaissance and Baroque art.

Discover incredible masterpieces by the greatest Italian artists and learn all about the Borghese family, which played a major role in Roman history. You will see Canova's famous sculpture of Paolina Borghese Bonaparte as Venus Victrix, other celebrated statues like Apollo and Daphne and Pluto’s Abduction of Proserpina by Bernini and beautiful paintings like Raphael's Entombment of Christ, Caravaggio's Sick Bacchus and Titian's Sacred and Profane Love.

Continue your tour discovering the Borghese Gardens, a stunning natural setting that houses beautiful fountains, monuments, gardens and flora. The heavenly Borghese Park is located north of the Spanish Steps and from there you will get a breathtaking view of Piazza del Popolo and of the entire city from the top. The area was once a vineyard until Cardinal Scipione Borghese converted it into a park.

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    What's included
    • Blue badge certified guide
    • Entrance ticket
    • Pick-up from your accommodation in Rome
    • Private tour
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Drop-off service
    Reduced price
    • Infant (0-5 years old): free
    • Child (6-17 years old): reduced
    Where
    Meeting point:
    • This tour offers pick up service from Rome's accommodations. Please provide your pick up address at the time of booking
    What to remember
    • This tour offers pick up service from Rome's accommodations. Please provide your pick up address at the time of booking
    • This tour can accommodate people with mobility issues. Directly contact your local tour operator to arrange your tour's itinerary
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    When

    Every day except Monday at 8.15am and 2.15pm

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    Provider
    Eyes of Rome
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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