Two hours of joy with Caravaggio, Bernini and Raphael
A unique gem, filled up with masterpieces in the heart of Rome : the Borghese Gallery, where we will spend two hours getting to know how Caravaggio could use his brush in a way that changed the history of painting, to admire all the Bernini "talking statues", to enjoy Titian, Raphael, Rubens and many others. I will bring to life for you all the pieces of art which are part of this outstanding art collection.
* The Borghese Gallery is closed on Mondays.
We will meet at the entrance of the Borghese Gallery and we will spend two house visiting the two floors of the gallery.
You will get the chance to admire Bernini sculptures, Caravaggio's paintings, Rubens, Titian, Raphael masterpieces and I will do my best to bring all these pieces of art to life for you. I will share with you all the details to be able to "read' a painting when you'll be on your own on this Italian journey and I will make sure you will know all the anecdotes - both artistic and historical - related to these famous artists.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: In front of the Borghese Gallery.
End location: In front of the Borghese Gallery.
Duration: 2 hours
The Gallery has mandatory hours slots 9.00; 11.00; 1pm; 3pm; 5pm. These are subject to capacity. Pre-booking is mandatory.
The meeting time is 30 minutes earlier than the entrance time.
How you can reach the place:
- Bus n°: 5, 19, 52, 53, 63, 86, 88, 92, 95, 116, 204, 217, 231, 360,490, 491, 495, 630, 910, 926
- Underground Line A: Piazza di Spagna stop (follow the signs Villa Borghese - Via Veneto)
- Taxi: ask for Galleria Borghese, entrance from Via Pinciana, Via dell'Uccelliera.
- My service as your private guide
- Tickets entrance
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 euro - - For coffee and a snack
- Ticket bus for public transportation.
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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We wish to highly recommend Monica and her services as a guide. She was highly knowledgeable about the statues and paintings that we saw. She exhibited an extensive background in art, history, and theology. She was courteous and professional in all aspects of her presentation. We can't imagine a better tour!