Caravaggio in Rome

Tour Number

Activity Level

404053


Categories

Youth and Family, Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, Local Experience

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (fluent), English (fluent)

Santa Maria del Popolo, Sant'Agostino and San Luigi dei Francesi


Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio born in Milan in 1571 was in Rome by the end of 1580's . We stroll in the district where Caravaggio lived and worked to discover stories, anecdotes, the technical skill and the art of this outstanding artist. We admire some of the most beautiful masterpieces in the original churches for which they were commissioned. In Santa Maria del Popolo: Saint Paul's Conversion and the Crucifixion of Saint Peter. In Sant'Agostino, The Madonna of Pilgrims. We end up in San Luigi dei Francesi , one of the French churches in Rome, to admire the three paintings which represent the stories of Saint Mathwe. These are the firs altarpieces ever painted by Caravaggio.

Itinerary

- Santa Maria del Popolo: Saint Paul's Conversion and the Crucifixion of Saint Peter
- Sant'Agostino, The Madonna of Pilgrims
- San Luigi dei Francesi
- Otherwise Bookshop

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your Hotel

End location: San Luigi dei Francesi or Piazza del Popolo

Duration: 3 hours

start time at 9:00 am or 3:00pm

Transportation

Walking Tour
I would advise you to wear a comfy shoes

What’s Included

- My services as your private local guide: 3-hours

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2 EUR - Comment: Headphones necessary for more than 8 persons (2 EUR/person)

What’s Extra

- Meals/Beverages
- Taxi from/to your hotel

We can arrange transportation for you:
1) from/to the airport
2) from/to the port
3) inside the city
4) outside the city

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