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Borghese Gallery & Gardens VIP Tour - Skip the Line Tickets & Pick-Up/Drop-Off

The Galleria Borghese is an art gallery in Rome, Italy, housed in the former Villa Borghese Pinciana. At the outset, the gallery building was integrated with its gardens, but nowadays the Villa Borghese gardens are considered a separate tourist attraction

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  • Duration: 2 Hours
  • Easy
  • Electronic voucher
  • Pickup available
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Description

The driver will pick you up at your accommodation and bring you to the Borghese Gallery, where you will meet your guide. The 17th-century Borghese Mansion was commissioned by Cardinal Scipione Borghese and houses his art collection. It will regal your senses with Renaissance and Baroque paintings such as Caravaggio’s David with the Head of Goliath, Titian’s Sacred and Profane Love and other internationally famous masterpieces.

You will explore the stories behind the artwork. The Borghese Gallery is home also to one of Rome’s finest sculpture collections of two of the finest artists which Italy ever produces, Bernini and Canova. One of the most noteworthy pieces is Canova’s Venus, known as Paolina Bonaparte, sister of Napoleon, that represents the symbol of the museum. Among other masterpieces, the spectacular Bernini’s “Apollo and Daphne” is one of the most remarkable marble statue ever sculped.

The Borghese Gallery is housed amidst Villa Borghese park, where Romans come to be embraced by nature and culture at the same time. Our guide will tell you about its very interesting history, passing by its famous little lake. With our guide, you will reach the Pincio Terrace. Sitting directly above Piazza del Popolo, it is one of the unmissable spots in Rome.

Itinerary

The driver will pick you up at your accommodation and bring you to the Borgese Gallery, where you will meet your guide. The 17th-century Borghese Mansion was commissioned by Cardinal Scipione Borghese and houses his art collection. It will regal your senses with Renaissance and Baroque paintings such as Caravaggio’s David with the Head of Goliath, Titian’s Sacred and Profane Love and other internationally famous masterpieces. You will explore the stories behind the artworks. The Borghese Gallery is home also to one of Rome’s finest sculpture collections of two of the finest artists which Italy ever produce, Bernini and Canova. One of the most noteworthy pieces is Canova’s Venus, known as Paolina Bonaparte, sister of Napoleon, that represents the symbol of the museum. Among other masterpieces, the spectacular Bernini’s “Apollo and Daphne” is one of the most remarkable marble statue ever sculped. The Borghese Gallery is housed amidst Villa Borghese park, where Romans come to be embraced by nature and culture at the same time. Our guide will tell you about its very interesting history, passing by its famous little lake. With our guide, you will reach the Pincio Terrace. Sitting directly above Piazza del Popolo, it is one of the unmissable spots in Rome.

What’s included

Professional Certified Guide for the Borghese Gallery Tour
Skip the Line Entrance Ticket
Pick-up/drop-off from/at your accommodation with a private luxury air-conditioned car

Important information

  • Not suitable for pets
  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Our guide will be in possession of tickets for the sites to visit. During the booking, the client must kindly indicate the language of the tour.
  • We pick-up from any central hotels/apartments/B&B in Rome. So don't worry if your accommodation is not mentioned. In this case, during the booking, please provide details regarding its location. If your accommodation has not been booked yet, you will modify the booking later by providing the data relating to it.

Guided Language

  • English
  • Italian
  • French
  • Spanish, Castilian
R 1,553 2 Hours , Easy

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