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The Borghese Gallery and Gardens Tour, Rome - Skip the Line!

US$ 61.64 Price per person from View price guide

Highlights

  • The Borghese Gallery is home to paintings and sculptures by masters such as Bernini, Canova, Caravaggio and Titian
  • Skip the line entrance to the Borghese Gallery
  • Borghese Gallery tickets are some of the most sought-after in town – don’t miss out
  • Tour price includes entrance to both the permanent and temporary exhibits
  • Tour is led by an English speaking expert
  • Book in confidence – our local partners are highly rated by users of Trip Advisor

Overview

One of Rome’s richest and most interesting villas, the Borghese Gallery houses a vast and diverse collection of sculptures and paintings produced by masters such as Bernini, Canova, Caravaggio and Titian.

The Borghese Gallery is truly a magical setting in which the beauty of the artworks, fountains and monuments commune with the rich and diverse flora of the vast surrounding park. In all, a true pleasure for the senses!

Pan through the breathtaking rooms of the Borghese Gallery and hear the secrets, stories and techniques behind the masterpieces. Take a refreshing stroll through the enchanting Borghese Gardens and enjoy the surprises and silence of this Eden in the heart of busy Rome! The experience winds to an end with a breathtaking view of Piazza del Popolo from atop the Pincio Terrace.

Itinerary

The tour starts from Piazzale del Museo Borghese, in front of the Borghese Gallery Main Entrance (Villa Borghese entrance on via Pinciana). Here you will be met by your English-speaking guide who will take you inside the Borghese Gallery, home to a vast collection of sculptures and paintings by famous artists such as Bernini, Canova, Caravaggio and Titan.

Your guide will lead you through the rooms of the Borghese Gallery and tell you secrets, stories behind the masterpieces. At the Caravaggio Room, see St. Jerome, David with the Head of Goliath; Bernini sculptures Apollo & Daphne, David; Canova sculpture Pauline Bonaparte; works by Raphael ‘The Deposition’ and ‘Lady with Unicorn’; Perugino’s Madonna & Child, Ruben’s The Deposition and Titian’s Sacred and Profane Love among others.

Continue to the Villa Borghese Gardens which include but are not limited to Casino dell’Uccelliera, Fontana dei Puppazzi, Piazza di Siena, Tempietto di Diana, Obelisco di Antonio and spectacular views over Piazza del Popolo from the Pincio Terrace. The Borghese Gardens are amongst the most famous and beautiful in Italy.

After a memorable time at the Borghese Gallery and Gardens, the tour ends at the top of the Pincio Terrace in Villa Borghese.

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Reviews

Dark Rome has excellent tours and Massimo is the best!... Mr Robert L Crook

If you are at all interested in art then you shouldn't miss this tour. We arrived at the meeting place and were greeted by friendly staff who set us up for the tour and... Robert Chapman

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

30 Mar 14 - 25 Oct 14: Daily except Monday
26 Oct 14 - 08 Mar 15: Thursday & Sunday

Duration

3 hours

Start time

Start Time: 30 Mar 14 - 25 Oct 14: 1500h (3:00pm)
26 Oct 14 - 08 Mar 15: 0900h (9:00am)
Duration: 3 hours

Meeting point

The tour starts from Piazzale del Museo Borghese, in front of the Borghese Gallery Main Entrance (Villa Borghese entrance on via Pinciana).
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

Ending point

The tour ends at the top of the Pincio Terrace in Villa Borghese.

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Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide
  • Skip the Line Entrance to the Borghese Gallery
  • Borghese Gallery Ticket and all reservation fees
  • Headsets to hear your tour guide clearly

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Snacks and drinks

Do/Dont's

Wear comfortable walking shoes

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Please note

Clients must arrive at the designated meeting point 15 minutes prior to the scheduled tour time and present their tour voucher to the tour coordinator/guide. Late arrivals will not be able to catch up with the group and no refunds will be given for those who arrive after departure time.
Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
We regret that we are unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or mobility impairments on this tour
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

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Additional info

  • This tour allows you to skip the entrance line to Borghese Gallery with a comprehensive visit inside the Borghese Gallery for 2 hours and visit to the Borghese Gardens for 1 hour.
  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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