Small-Group Tour: Skip The Line Borghese Gallery - Rome

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Overview

Join us on our Borghese Gallery tour and admire great sculpture and painting masterpieces produced by fine artists such as Canova, Bernini and Caravaggio.

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Skip the line
  • All entrance fees included
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Small-group tour

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The Borghese Gallery is undoubtedly one of the most interesting, charming, elegant, and compact art museums in the world. It's not chronologically arranged, but is instead a very personal collection that reveals the personalities and tastes of two people: Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the greatest of Baroque artists, and Scipione Cardinal Borghese, the greatest art collector and the man who actually initiated the Roman Baroque.

Borghese's collection includes works such as Raffaello's Woman with the Unicorn, Domenichino's Diana, Botticelli's Madonna and Child, Caravaggio's David, and Bernini's Apollo and Daphne, just to name a few. Behind the works are untold stories of art being stolen from churches, artists being sent to jail, workshops being devastated by Borghese's confiscations, mysterious deaths, and other innumerable stories of intrigue and passion.

Borghese Gallery Tour includes but is not limited to:
  • The Caravaggio Room (St. Jerome, David with the Head of Goliath)
  • Bernini sculptures (Apollo and Daphne, David)
  • Canova sculpture (Pauline Bonaparte)
  • Works by Raphael (The Deposition, Lady with Unicorn)
  • Perugino (Madonna and Child)
  • Rubens (The Deposition)
  • Titian (Sacred and Profane Love)

Inclusions for Small-Group Tour: Skip The Line Borghese Gallery

  • Admission ticket
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Professional guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour

Exclusions for Small-Group Tour: Skip The Line Borghese Gallery

  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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  • Very informative. Definitely worth it.

  • This was a great tour if you are interested in sculpture and artwork. The tour is limited to a number of people and it is time restrictive, so it's best to show up a little early. The grounds and Villa are difficult to find, it took us 3 hours just to find the grounds, and then another hour to find the actual villa, so if you are going for the first time, highly recommend that you locate where you need to go before you head to your tour. The guide was very informative and provided a great deal of information. If you have some issues with standing, be advised there are only a few areas where you can sit down and they are at the end of the last hour of the tour.

  • Great tour. There is a lot to see in Rome but The Borghese Gallery should not be missed. A real highlight.

  • The was in the top 3 of my favorite tours during a 2 week 5 city tour of Italy. The Borghese limits the number of of people in the museum to 250 per two hours. You never feel crowded or rushed. Our tour guide loved her job and it was evident in her enthusiasm and knowledge of the museum, paintings, sculptures and history. A sense of humor was an added bonus. If you are a fan of Caravaggio, Bennini and Michaelangelo, you wo't be disappointed.
    I believe the tour operators could improve on the sign in process at the museum. The meeting spot wasn't clear nor the process for checking bags and pocketbooks required and returning to the group. I would definitely recommend this tour.

  • By far the most incredible thing I did on this trip thanks to our guide Tiberio(Tiberius). He was animated and passionate about the content. Brought the Villa Borghese to life!

  • We had an excellent trip to the Borghese Gallery with Monica. Monica was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable.
    She passed on her passion to the group, which was very small. We bypassed the large line-up and had a wonderful visit to this excellent gallery.

  • A little difficult finding our particular tour group at the meeting point, but it was wonderful from there. The guide was amazing, very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the museum. I learned so much about Caravaggio and Bernini, and have a better appreciation of the artists.

  • Our tour guide was very interesting and informative. Answered all of our questions and loves doing this tour. Highly recommend.

  • trip was very well organised and tour guide was so knowledgeable and experienced. impressive

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