Discovering the Borghese Gallery with a private guide (2,5 hours)

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Tour Number

Activity Level

46864


Categories

City, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Italian (fluent)

Experience one of the world finest and most priceless art collection!


Located in one of the Rome's most interesting and fascinating villas, the Borghese Gallery was built at the beginning of the 16th century for the Cardinal Scipione Borghese, patron in Rome of the young Gian Lorenzo Bernini. It houses one of the world finest and priceless art collection, enriched with sculptures and paintings produced by masters such as Bernini, Raphael, Caravaggio, Canova, Rubens, Caravaggio, and Titian. We will visit the rooms admiring the Caravaggio's masterpieces with his unique use of "chiaroscuro" (darkness and light), the Canova's Paolina, the Titian's Sacred and Profane Love, the Raphael's Deposition from the cross, and the Bernini masterpieces!

Itinerary

The meeting point is 30 mins before tour begins even if we are allowed only two hours in this museum.

Note that it is compulsory to deposit every kind of bag, purse, camera, video camera, umbrella.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the Borghese Gallery or on request at your hotel (no extra charge for the pick up)

End location: At the Borghese Gallery

Duration: 2 hours 30 min.

Open times:
Monday: closed
from Tuesday to Sunday: from 8.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m.
Closed: January 1 and December 25
Access up to half hour before the closing time

Note that the gallery has mandatory hours slots. 9 am, 11 am, 1pm, 3pm, and 5pm. These are subject to capacity. Pre Bookings are compulsory.

Transportation

THIS IS A WALKING TOUR

** IMPORTANT **

I can accommodate various groups of travelers. If you have specific transportation requirements, pricing inquiries or if your preferred start time isn't listed, please send me an email by clicking on the 'ASK A QUESTION' button that's listed on my tour page and profile. I will reply to you promptly. Thanks!

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 EUR - per person; ticket's cost + mandatory service charge (for the under 18 the ticket's cost is 2 €).

What’s Extra

  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: * Admission fees (18 € + 2 € mandatory service charge - in case of a special exhibit, the admission fee may be increased)
* Headsets (READ BELOW)

All parties composed by more than 5 persons escorted by a guide must wear an audioreceiver/headphone. The devices can be rented at this service only for the visit of Borghese Gallery at the cost of 1,50 € per person.

Restrictions

*** PLEASE NOTE *** I am not a driver. If requested I can provide you a transportation with a luxury and air-conditioned Mercedes Minivan with a professional driver, except for the VIP Private Tours where the transportation is included.

A Recent Review of this tour

Our tour of the Borghese Gallery was given by Dino. He was an excellent guide, familiar with the history of the art displayed in the gallery and very enthusiastic about imparting Rome's history. We were able to take advantage of the special Bernini exhibit. Dino was able to interest my 15 year old granddaughter.
Katherine Halloran

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Private tour guide Dino

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