Galleries and Museums of Rome

Borghese Gallery Guided Tour

View an unparalleled collection of art by the world’s most respected artists.

  • Availability

    On Request

  • Duration

    2.5 hours

  • Start time

    On Request

  • Private tour

    On Request

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Why Choose it?

  • Lose yourself among the lush gardens, impeccably kept throughout the year.
  • Stand in awe at the Borghese Gallery for its astounding selection of art.
  • Learn the Borghese family’s fascinating history with an expert private guide.

Tour description

Lose yourself within one of Europe’s most extraordinary museums and one of Rome’s greatest patrician collections: the Borghese Gallery. Home to glorious works by Bernini, Caravaggio, and other highly-regarded artists in Italian history, the Borghese Gallery is an astounding showcase of Italian art and antiquity. 

Step under the towering pines and ramble past the sculpted hedges in the “heart” of Rome. "Il Parco Borghese" is a heart-shaped park filled with greenery, wildlife activity, and centuries-old monuments. Let your expert private guide lead you through this natural escape from the bustling city, on your way to reaching the Borghese Gallery.

Discover the Borghese Gallery and its unparalleled artistic treasures

Built as a suburban villa for Cardinal Scipione Borghese, the villa has always housed an  unparalleled collection of art. Learn the history of Cardinal Scipione Borghese and how he created such an incredible gallery from it’s conception with your expert private guide. Learn the history of the Borghese Gallery shared by your expert private guide and witness the sheer magnitude of work collected within. 

View the awe-inspiring  pieces by Bernini such as Apollo and Daphne: a marble sculpture of Daphne transforming into a tree to escape Apollo. Look upon Caravaggio’s masterpiece Saint Jerome, an oil painting portraying an elderly Saint Jerome writing in his study. The works in this gallery are bound to inspire and strengthen your love for Italian artists.

Your Borghese Gallery tour may be customized to your liking

Following your visit to the Borghese Gallery, you might want to visit other collections, hosting pieces by these famous artists within Villa Borghese. Your expert guide can recommend what to see, taking you deeper on your artistic and cultural voyage.

included:

Skip-the-line entrance
Licensed tour guide

itinerary:

  • Borghese Gallery
  • Villa Borghese Park

Wheelchair accessible:

Yes

meeting point:

Your Hotel

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excellent guides

Our guides are fluent in English and have a contagious passion for the inspiring cultural heritage of our Italian cities. Experts in their fields, they will immerse you in the hidden histories and intriguing lives of history's great protagonists. So much to see, so easy to miss out: with the help of our guides, visit the most absorbing sites and uncover the stories that have changed the world. Don't miss this fascinating journey!

This tour is also available as a Shared Tour!

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