Cardinal Scipione Borghese commissioned both the Villa Borghese itself and many of the great works still on display in its gallery. Works by Bernini, Caravaggio, and Titian remain in their original settings, as envisioned by the Cardinal, a fiercely determined collector.
Strictly-controlled entry to the Villa and Gallery can make booking difficult and complicated. This package lets you avoid the organizing and even skip the line to get in when you arrive.
During this fully-guided tour you’ll hear more about Cardinal Borghese’s quest to complete his collection, and the stories behind the artworks themselves, Your guide will be an English-speaker and an expert on the collection, and audio headsets ensure you’ll hear every word they say.
Join the Borghese Gallery tour in Rome for a journey through two millennia of art as you learn about the lives and works of some of the greatest artists of all time including Bernini’s “Apollo and Daphne”, Canova’s “Pauline Bonaparte”, Caravaggio’s “St. Jerome” and Raphael’s “The Deposition”.The gallery has an extraordinary collection, ranging from fascinating ancient sculptures like the 1st century BC Hermaphrodite to the great masterpieces of the Renaissance and the Baroque, all of which you will discover with your personal guide.
Rediscover the opulent lifestyle of a wealthy baroque prince.
Take a walk on the wild side with one of art’s most controversial geniuses.
Marvel at the incredible virtuosity of the Baroque master Gianlorenzo Bernini.
This private walking tour is an unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the art and culture of the Borghese Gallery. Have an awesome experience amid some of the finest works of art!