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Borghese Gallery Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Tickets

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Skip the Line entrance to the Borghese Gallery, one of Rome's richest and most interesting villas. The Gallery houses a vast and diverse collection of sculptures and paintings produced by masters such as Bernini, Canova, Caravaggio and Titian.

Description

One of Rome's richest and most interesting villas, the Borghese Gallery houses a vast and diverse collection of sculptures and paintings produced by masters such as Bernini, Canova, Caravaggio and Titian. Truly a magical setting in which the beauty of the artworks, fountains and monuments commune with the rich and diverse flora of the vast surrounding park. In all a true pleasure for the senses.

Your guide will lead you through the breathtaking rooms of the Borghese Gallery and reveal the secrets, stories and techniques behind the masterpieces. Then, you will go for an enchanting walk though the Borghese Gardens and enjoy the surprises and silence of this Eden in the heart of busy Rome. The tour ends with a breathtaking view from atop the Pincio Terrace.

Highlights

Borghese Gallery:

  • Caravaggio Room (St. Jerome, David with the Head of Goliath)

  • Bernini sculptures (Apollo & Daphne, David)

  • Canova sculpture (Pauline Bonaparte)

  • Works by Raphael (The Deposition, Lady with Unicorn)

  • Works by Perugino (Madonna & Child)

  • Works by Rubens (The Deposition)

  • Works by Titian (Sacred and Profane Love)

Villa Borghese Gardens:

  • Casino dell'Uccelliera

  • Fontana dei Puppazzi

  • Piazza di Siena

  • Tempietto di Diana

  • Obelisco di Antonio

  • View over Piazza del Popolo etc.

Includes

  • Skip-the-Line entry ticket to the Borghese Gallery

  • English-speaking guide
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Borghese Gallery Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Tickets

Duration: 3:30 hour(s)
Available: Thu, Sat and Sun
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: Skip-the-Line entry ticket to the Borghese Gallery / English-speaking guide
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Schedule

Starting time: 09:00 - 15:00 (Show more)
  • 08:45

    Meet Your Local Guide at Piazzale del Museo Borghese

  • 09:00

    Explore Borghese Gallery

    Discover the Galleria Borghese, a small museum located in the former Villa Borghese Pinciana. Today, it is home to some of the world's most magnificent masterpieces including works from Bernini, Titian, Caravaggio and many more!

  • Cardinal Scipione Borghese

    Marvel at the art collection commissioned by Cardinal Scipione Borghese, the nephew of Pope Paul V. Explore the 20 rooms across two floors; the first one devoted to classical antiquities of the 1st to 3rd centuries AD.

  • Local Guide

    Throughout the tour, your expert guide will explain the story behind each painting or sculpture that would truly make you appreciate these impressive works of art.

  • Borghese Gardens

    Afterwards, go for a rejuvenating stroll around the beautiful Borghese Gardens. In here, find yourself in a tranquil Renaissance-inspired garden that would let you escape away from the bustling city life of Rome even if just for a little while.

  • Pincio Terrace

    Finally, the tour ends at Pincio Terrace where you will catch a remarkable view of the Piazza del Popolo, a large urban square deemed to be a symbol of Renaissance papal patronage.

  • 12:00

    Tour ends at Pincio Terrace

  • 14:45

    Meet Your Local Guide at Piazzale del Museo Borghese

  • 15:00

    Explore Borghese Gallery

    Discover the Galleria Borghese, a small museum located in the former Villa Borghese Pinciana. Today, it is home to some of the world's most magnificent masterpieces including the works from Bernini, Titian, Caravaggio, and many more!

  • Cardinal Scipione Borghese

    Marvel at the art collection commissioned by Cardinal Scipione Borghese, the nephew of Pope Paul V. Explore the 20 rooms across two floors; the first one devoted to classical antiquities of the 1st to 3rd centuries AD.

  • Local Guide

    Throughout the tour, your expert guide will explain the story behind each painting or sculpture that would truly make you appreciate these impressive works of art.

  • Borghese Gardens

    Afterwards, go for a rejuvenating stroll around the beautiful Borghese Gardens. In here, find yourself in a tranquil Renaissance-inspired garden that would let you escape away from the bustling city life of Rome even if just for a little while.

  • Pincio Terrace

    Finally, the tour ends at Pincio Terrace where you will catch a remarkable view of the Piazza del Popolo, a large urban square deemed to be a symbol of Renaissance papal patronage.

  • 18:00

    Tour Ends at Pincio Terrace

  • (For Check-In) Piazzale del Museo Borghese (Via Pinciana, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy) Time: 08:45:00

  • (For Check-Out) Pincian Hill (Pincio, Viale Gabriele D'Annunzio, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy) Time: 12:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Piazzale del Museo Borghese (Via Pinciana, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy) Time: 08:45:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Pincian Hill (Pincio, Viale Gabriele D'Annunzio, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy) Time: 12:00:00

  • (For Check-In) Piazzale del Museo Borghese (Via Pinciana, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy) Time: 14:45:00

  • (For Check-Out) Pincian Hill (Pincio, Viale Gabriele D'Annunzio, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy) Time: 18:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Piazzale del Museo Borghese (Via Pinciana, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy) Time: 14:45:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Pincian Hill (Pincio, Viale Gabriele D'Annunzio, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy) Time: 18:00:00

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Notes

Additional Note(s)
  • This tour operates with a maximum of 20 participants.

  • Extra measures may also restrict the size of bags that can be brought inside. To avoid disruptions or possible denied entry, it is strongly recommended that guests avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour.

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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made between 7 business days (19:30:00 local time) to 3 business days (19:30:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.

  • Any cancellations made within 3 business days of your activity (after 19:30:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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Booking modifications made within 72 hours of tour date will be charged an amendment fee.
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