Borghese Gallery and Gardens Private Tour

Guided Tour of the Borghese Gallery and Gardens

  • The Borghese Gallery
  • Caravaggio's St. Jerome
  • The Egyptian Hall
  • Bernini's Apollo & Daphne

What makes this tour unique

A museum that is often fully booked, it’s important to reserve your spot well in advance with us! Make the most of your 2-hour time limit at the museum with one of our expert guides and see the most important sculptures and paintings by masters like Bernini and Caravaggio! In addition to the Borghese Gallery your guide will take you for a relaxing walk in the spectacular gardens after your tour of the museum!

Duration: 3 Hours
No-lines Policy: Exclusive skip-the-line entrance with no waiting on the queues to the Borghese Gallery!
Schedule: Everyday except Mondays
Top-rated guide: Professional, licensed, and experienced English-speaking guide

Itinerary Description

You think you’re all maxed out of art after the Vatican? The Borghese museum will prove you wrong as you walk out of the beautiful building stunned and excited! One of the most interesting villas in Rome, the Borghese gallery houses a vast and diverse collection of sculptures and paintings by masters like Bernini, Canova, Caravaggio, and Raphael.

The incredible stories behind some of the most beautiful artwork in the world will leave you flabbergasted, an experience only one of our excellent guides can provide. The setting at Villa Borghese is quite unique and magical, adding to the prestige of the artwork, which includes not only paintings and sculptures, but also incredible furniture.

Your guide will help you discover the secrets, stories, and techniques behind such breathtaking masterpieces as Titian's "Sacred and Profane Love", Raphael's "The Deposition" and "Young Woman with Unicorn", Caravaggio's "Madonna and Child with St. Anne" (Dei Palafrenieri) and "Saint Jerome Writing".

You will admire sculptures such as Bernini's "The Rape of Proserpina" and "Apollo and Daphne" and Canova's "Pauline Bonaparte". After the museum your guide will take you for an enchanting walk though the Borghese Gardens and you get to enjoy the surprise and silence of this Eden in the heart of busy Rome. The tour ends with a breathtaking view of the Eternal City from the Pincio terrace.

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