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Skip-the-Line: Small-Group Borghese Gallery Tour

by Walks of Italy
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Non-refundable No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required)

Highlights

  • Exquisite collection of renowned art at the Borghese Gallery

  • Insight into the creators from an expert art historian

  • Skip-the-Line tickets to guarantee quick, easy admission

  • Exclusive access with a limited number of visitors per day

  • Iconic works by Caravaggio, Raphael, Canova & Bernini

Highlights

  • Exquisite collection of renowned art at the Borghese Gallery

  • Insight into the creators from an expert art historian

  • Skip-the-Line tickets to guarantee quick, easy admission

  • Exclusive access with a limited number of visitors per day

  • Iconic works by Caravaggio, Raphael, Canova & Bernini

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Skip-the-Line: Small-Group Borghese Gallery Tour

Activity Location

Borghese Gallery

5 Piazzale Scipione Borghese

Roma 00197

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Directly in front of the Galleria Borghese's double staircase, in the little piazza

    5 Piazzale Scipione Borghese

    Roma 00197


Description

Did you know that Caravaggio once killed a man, or that Bernini believed he peaked in his 20s? Insights like these into the great artists' lives are the focus of this Borghese Gallery tour, which peers beyond the art itself into the world and minds of the people behind the pieces.

When you skip the line to step into the Borghese Gallery, the first thing to notice is the tranquility. Set in the former home of 17th-century cardinal Scipione Borghese, the gallery only permits entrance to a select number of visitors each day. Your pre-reserved passes give you a designated time slot for a look at this exclusive collection.

Together with an expert art historian, you can see works by a number of renowned artists, such as Caravaggio's David and Goliath and St John the Baptist, Anthony Canova's Pauline Bonaparte, Raphael's The Deposition and Gian Lorenzo Bernini's Apollo and Daphne, The Rape of Proserpina and David. Many of the works were commissioned specifically for this space, and the collection offers one of the most incredible experiences for lovers of art in Rome.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of the Borghese Gallery

  • Pre-reserved, all-inclusive Borghese Gallery Tickets

  • Live tour commentary provided in English

  • Headsets for groups over 6


Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 2 and younger are complimentary.

  • Maximum group size is 15 people.

  • Please note that the first floor of the Borghese Gallery is not wheelchair accessible. We advise clients to contact Walks Customer Service Team to make further arrangements.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Skip-the-Line: Small-Group Borghese Gallery Tour ratings based on 33 Verified Reviews

Expedia-Verified Reviews

5 out of 5

5/5 28 Jul. 2019

We were not able to take any pictures in the gallery due to a temporary exhibit but that is not the fault of the tour. Our guide Christine was very passionate about the gallery and certainly enhanced our experience.

Kenneth S

United States

4/5 28 Jun. 2019

The guide spent too much time explaining lot of details for few sculptures and painting. I felt we did not have time to look at most of the paintings and sculptures. I must admit that the guide had lot of knowledge on the paintings and sculptures.