Guided Tour of Galleria Borghese – The Splendor of Italian Art in the Heart of Rome

Guided Tour of Galleria Borghese – The Splendor of Italian Art in the Heart of Rome

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  • Skip-the-line access to the Borghese Gallery
  • Enjoy the fascinating Borghese collection
  • Small group tour with a maximum of 10 people
  • Marvel at masterpieces by Caravaggio, Raphael, and Titian
  • Admire sculptures by the renowned Bernini and Canova
  • Mobile Vouchers accepted (No need to take the print)!


Embark on a 2-hour journey through the Borghese Gallery, a treasure trove of art housed in the former Villa Borghese. Discover the fascinating history of the Borghese collection, from its sale to Napoleon to its status as one of the most popular attractions in Rome. By pre-booking this tour, enjoy skip-the-line access, guaranteeing a seamless entry to this renowned gallery.


Welcome to the Borghese Gallery, a place filled with incredible art and stories! Spend some time learning about this special gallery's history. It is not just any art museum; it's known all over the world for having some of the most amazing art treasures. Imagine it as a magical space where paintings and sculptures come to life, each with its own tale to tell. As you begin your journey, think of the Borghese Gallery as a time machine that takes you back to the past, letting you witness the creativity and passion of artists who lived long ago. Discover why this gallery is so important and why people from different corners of the world come to admire its wonders.
Now, let us dive deeper into the heart of the gallery! Spend around 30 minutes exploring the collection that belonged to someone very special: Cardinal Scipione Borghese. He was like a superhero for art, collecting some of the most beautiful sculptures and paintings you can imagine. It is like stepping into his personal treasure trove! Marvel at the masterpieces by famous artists that he gathered. Each piece has a story, and as you walk through the gallery, it is like taking a stroll through history. You will feel a connection with the past as you stand in front of these incredible works of art.
Get ready to meet a rockstar in the art world – Bernini! Spend the next 20 minutes immersed in the world of Bernini's sculptures. These are not just statues; they are like characters in a play, each telling a unique and fascinating story. Stand in front of sculptures like Apollo and Daphne, The Rape of Proserpine, and The David. It is like being in the middle of an epic drama, frozen in time. Bernini had a magical touch that made stone come alive, and you will get to experience it firsthand.
Head to the second floor and prepare to be amazed by paintings that will take your breath away! Spend time exploring the remarkable works by artists like Caravaggio, Titian, Correggio, and Raphael. It is like walking into a gallery of stories painted on canvas. Every stroke of the brush tells a tale – of love, bravery, and the beauty of the world. As you stand in front of these paintings, you might feel like you are a part of these stories, transported to a time when these artists were creating their masterpieces.
The journey continues with a fascinating story about the Borghese collection's adventure! Spend the next 15 minutes learning how Cardinal Borghese's precious art found its way to Napoleon. It is like a grand adventure where art travels across countries and becomes part of history. Discover the twists and turns in the fate of these incredible artworks. From the Borghese collection to Napoleon, and later becoming a star at the Louvre Museum – it is a tale of art's journey through time and space.
As your art-filled adventure comes to an end, you have some exciting options! Spend the last 20 minutes deciding how you want to continue your exploration. You can either choose the convenience of a pick-up from your hotel, ensuring a stress-free journey, or meet your guide and group at a special meeting point. After the tour, do not rush away! Take your time to wander through the enchanting Villa Borghese public garden. It is like stepping into a fairy tale garden with beautiful paths and greenery. And the cherry on top? Head to Pincio Terrace for breathtaking panoramic views of Rome. Stand on a hill, seeing the entire city at your feet – a perfect way to end your artistic journey. So, go ahead, take it all in, and let the beauty of art and nature surround you!
This curated itinerary ensures a seamless and enriching experience, allowing you to savor the beauty of the Borghese Gallery and its surroundings.


Departure Timings : 03:00pm (Please reach 15 min prior to the start time)
Duration: 2 Hours (Approx.)
Meeting Point : Piazzale del Museo Borghese
Ending Point : Same as meeting point
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  • Skip the line access to the Borghese Gallery
  • Hotel Pick up and Drop off
  • Professional Guide
  • Audio device with disposable earpiece
  • Tour is available in English Language


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Redemption Info

You can show your mobile or printed voucher at the meeting location, Piazzale del Museo Borghese. Please reach 15 min prior to the given time.
In loss of voucher/ticket, company is not liable for any refund.
Ticket/ Voucher is valid to the travel date you choose.

Know Before You Go

Voucher Information : Mobile and Paper Voucher are accepted !
It is a small group tour of maximum 10 guests.
Please provide your Hotel Name at the time of booking. Or reach us at support@sightseeingo.com to provide the details.
Disclaimer: Due to traffic issues, public holidays, weather conditions and unforeseen circumstances, there might be sudden changes in the route or in the schedule. Traffic congestion and road closures - may cause delays and changes to the route. We’ll do all we can to provide a smooth and frequent service! No refund will be offered for any changes or  cancelations due to any unforeseen circumstances .

Cancellation Policy

No Cancellation Charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. 100% cancellation fee will apply if cancelled within 24 hours of travel date.