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Tour of the Borghese Gallery and its gardens

Free cancellation
Validity: Flexible
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Russian, Chinese
Availability: Every day except Monday
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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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    COVID-19 information

    The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

    Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

    The experience complies with government regulations

    Social distancing is enforced

    Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

    Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

    All gear/equipment is sanitised between use

    Visitors are required to bring and wear masks

    Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks

    Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors

    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

    Location

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    Meeting point:

    • This tour offers pick up service from Rome's accommodations. Please provide your pick up address at the time of booking

    When

    Every day except Monday at 8.15am and 2.15pm

    Provider

    Studio Associato Eyes of Rome

    Cancellation policy

    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

    Important to know

    • 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