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  • Borghese Gallery: Ticket

    1. Borghese Gallery: Ticket

    Pre-book your ticket to one of Rome's most popular museums, the Borghese Gallery, and waste no time waiting in the ticket line. Once inside, admire the gallery's world-renowned collection of paintings and sculptures.

    First, make your way to the Villa Borghese Pinciana, the home of the Borghese Gallery. Skip the ticket line, then explore the 20 rooms of art in this famous museum.

    Marvel at sculptures and paintings by Bernini, Canova, Caravaggio, Titian, and other masters of art. See Raphael's "The Deposition" and "Lady with a Unicorn," Bernini's sculptures "Apollo and Daphne" and "David," and more.

    Prepare to be amazed by "David with the Head of Goliath," "Boy with a Basket of Fruit," and other paintings in the Caravaggio room. Discover the gallery's other highlights, such as Canova's "Pauline Bonaparte as Venus Victrix."

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  • Borghese Gallery: Tour with Gardens

    2. Borghese Gallery: Tour with Gardens

    Enjoy the Borghese Gallery and Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome with skip-the-line admission and a guided walking tour. This popular attraction often sells out in advance, so by pre-booking your ticket, you will visit one of the world’s most beautiful art museums hosting the works of extraordinary artists. Admire Caravaggio’s most important paintings like “Young sick Bacchus” and “ Boy with a Basket of Fruit”; Bernini and Canova’s magnificent sculptures’ collection, boasting works like “Apollo and Daphne”, “David”, “The Rape of Proserpina” and “Paolina Bonaparte”. Be led through the marvelous rooms of Casina Borghese, with its splendid frescoes, and discover the secrets, the stories, and the painting techniques concealed behind the masterpieces of one of the world’s most beautiful art museums. Take a relaxing stroll through the Villa Borghese gardens, an enchanting park with little lak...

  • Borghese Gallery & Gardens Skip-the-Line Guided Museum Tour

    3. Borghese Gallery & Gardens Skip-the-Line Guided Museum Tour

    Feel like Italian nobility while visiting the palatial Borghese Gallery. On this three-hour tour, your local guide will lead you through the former residence and its manicured gardens, detailing the lives of its inhabitants and the magnificent paintings that it houses. This 17th century villa is home to works by some of Italy’s most well-known artists. Sculptures by Bernini mingle with paintings by Caravaggio, Titian and Raphael. The 22 rooms are a veritable who’s who of the Italian art world. Interestingly, many of the pieces were designed to be shown exactly where they stand today, so you’ll be retracing the steps of countless others who experienced the works throughout the centuries. Then wander the Villa Borghese Gardens, the third largest park in Rome, to discover a serene oasis of green in the center of the city. Your guide will point out the interesting details, like a 19th cent...

  • Rome: 2-Hour Borghese Gallery Small Group Tour

    4. Rome: 2-Hour Borghese Gallery Small Group Tour

    Skip the long lines to one of Rome’s most popular museums on a 2-hour guided tour of the Museo e Galleria Borghese (Borghese Gallery). Housed in a stunning villa just outside the Porta Pinciana, the collection has been described as the “Queen of all Private Art Collections.” One of the most interesting, charming, elegant and compact art museums in Rome, the collection is neither chronologically arranged, nor very ordinate. Instead, it is a personal, lovingly matched collection that reveals the personalities and tastes of 2 people: Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the greatest of the Baroque artists; and Scipione Cardinal Borghese, the greatest art collector, who initiated the Roman Baroque. Explore his passion for art, for which he had an infallible instinct, and his unscrupulousness in obtaining the works of art he wanted to posses. Highlights of the museum are many, but include Raffaello's “Wom...

    Very informative and the guide didn't just state the obvious facts about the art... Totally recommended

  • Barefoot in the Park: Organic Picnics in Rome

    5. Barefoot in the Park: Organic Picnics in Rome

    After a busy and challenging visit day in Rome, why not take a relaxed break in one of the city's public parks most beloved by Roman people. Picnic at Villa Pamphili Collect your picnic basket and towel and be ready to discover this amazing green area. Spend a few hours in Rome's biggest park, beloved by locals of central-west Rome. The garden is a source of relaxation and oxygen for Roman Citizens who like to run, walk their dog or simply enjoy a few hours surrounded by nature. By 6:30 PM you should return your basket and towel to the starting point. 

  • Rome: Private E-Bike Tour with Local Food

    6. Rome: Private E-Bike Tour with Local Food

    Begin the adventure in the morning close to St. Maria Maggiore where you will meet your guide. Sit down and enjoy breakfast together where you will have the opportunity to choose the places you want to explore and the route you'd like to take. Head out on your e-bike and pedal up to the top of the Aventino or of the Campidoglio hill to admire the most striking panoramas of the city. Explore neighborhoods like Trastevere, Testaccio, or Monti as you learn about the history and culture of Rome from your expert local guide. See popular landmarks like the Colosseo, Trevi Fountain, and Borghese Gardens then stop for some amazing Italian food to refuel after an incredible morning discovering Rome on a comfortable e-bike.

  • Rome: 6-Hour Private Luxury Vehicle Transport with Driver

    7. Rome: 6-Hour Private Luxury Vehicle Transport with Driver

    Enjoy private transportation around Rome with a skilled and licensed English-speaking driver at your service for a total of 6 hours.  Benefit from quick and professional transfers if you are in town on business. Indulge in shopping therapy, and take the hassle out of carrying your bags around the crowded streets. Make the most of your time in Rome if you are doing some sightseeing. Choose your rental package according to your needs and group size and your driver will pick you up anywhere within Rome and will escort you throughout the time selected within the city with as many stops as you need. Relax in vehicles that are equipped with the most modern comforts, with air-conditioning and complimentary bottles of mineral water. Specify your pickup point and your itinerary for the day to ensure a flawless service.

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What people are saying about Borghese Gardens

despite our missed appointment, we were lucky to have a super nice and very professional guide Mariaza. Everything went well with the charm and the view of the villa of Borghese.

Very informative and the guide didn't just state the obvious facts about the art... Totally recommended

Robert was an excellent tour guide! Very knowledgeable and engaging throughout the tour.

Our guide was very knowledgable and fluent in English, we loved our tour!

Had a lovely tour with our guide Anna. she was knowledgeable and kind