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Exclusive Skip-the-line Experience: Borghese Gallery and Gardens Guided Tour

Created with Sketch. Borghese Gallery Piazzale Scipione Borghese, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
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Duration

3 Hours

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Tour Type

Specific Tour

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Group Size

20 people

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Languages

English, French

Availability: Sunday and Thursday only
Meeting Time: 30 minutes before the tour start time
Meeting Place: In Piazzale del Museo Borghese, in front of the Borghese Gallery Main Entrance. (Villa Borghese entrance on via Pinciana).
Start Time: Choose your convenient time

Overview

Get yourself ready to be amazed by an art collection which is one of the most private collections around the world. Skip-the-line to enter and be amazed by the masterpieces by Bernini, Caravaggio, and Titian, with this extraordinarily guided tour. You will also be able to explore the fascinating gardens decorated with precisely trimmed lawns, monuments, fountains, and lakes. And you will finish your tour at the Pincio Terrace with mesmerizing views from the top. Your expert guide will bring life back to the proceedings and will also inform you about all the back-stories that lend the works their depth and nuance. From the quirks of Cardinal Borghese to the heartbreaking story of the commissioning of Raphael’s “The Deposition”, this is a journey only a few have taken before!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Borghese Gallery houses some of the world’s greatest artwork, and seeing them with an expert guide means you will not miss out on important details
  • Explore what is considered one of the greatest collections of Bernini and Canova in the world
  • Explore the Villa Borghese Gallery alongside, its fountains, lakes, and monuments
  • Admire priceless paintings by Raphael, Caravaggio, Dossi, Titian and Rubens
  • Know all the secrets and stories behinds the artworks from your guide- making them even more captivating!
  • Discover worldwide known sculptures by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Caravaggio
  • Take a stroll in the gorgeous rooms of Borghese Villa and appreciate revolutionary masterpieces in their original environment — exactly the way artists planned them to be looked at
  • Look forward to gathering valuable memories from a visually majestic place where the masterpiece is situated on every wall. The walking platforms are admirably carved marbles and ceilings are decorated with marvellous frescoes
  • Experience the serene beauty of the Borgese Gardens with narration a professional guide

Included/Exclude

  • Professional English/French speaking tour guide
  • Skip-the-line entry ticket of Borghese Gallery
  • Headsets so you can clearly hear your guide
  • Private tour (maximum 20 people)
  • Walking tour of Villa Borghese Gardens
  • Transportation
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Borghese Gallery Piazzale Scipione Borghese, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.
Wearing comfortable walking shoes during the tour is recommended.
A discount is applicable for children aged between 4-14
The tour is unable to host travellers who use a wheelchair or any other impairment that requires special assistance
All bags, except very small purses, must be stored in the cloakroom.
This tour has several starting times depending on operating languages, you must select one start time during the booking which is not changeable
Please be at the meeting point 30 minutes before the tour start time and present your tour voucher to the tour coordinator/guide. Missed tours or tickets due to late arrivals cannot be refunded
Children aged 3 and younger are complimentary.
This tour will have a maximum of 20 travellers
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