Borghese Gallery Small-Group Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Italy

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from$65.08
4.8 out of 5

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This 2.5 hour tour of the Villa Borghese as it is an art museum in a league of its own. Instead of trying to be encyclopedic, like the Louvre, this 17th century palace is filled with a distilled collection of the best. If you want to avoid the crows and see great art, the way it was meant to be seen, this tour is the perfect experience for you. In the 2.5 hours, you will wander the villa’s 20 room and marvel and peerless masterpieces in each one.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Galleria Borghese, Rome, LazioImagine a palace that was specifically built to house amazing works of art. Its twenty rooms are treasure troves of visual splendor: every wall holds a masterpiece, every pedestal supports exquisitely carved marble, and even the ceilings sing with divine frescoes. Well, you don’t have to imagine it because this is a description of the Galleria Borghese, Rome’s most exclusive and intimate art museum. Built in the 17th century by Cardinal Scipione Borghese specifically to house his magnificent art collection, it was once only open to royals and visiting dignitaries. Today, it lets in groups at two-hour intervals (with pre-reserved tickets) to ensure that its 20 rooms of masterpieces are never overcrowded.Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Pre-reserved, all-inclusive Borghese Gallery Tickets
  • Expert, English-Speaking guide
  • Small groups of 15 people or Fewer
  • Entry/Admission - Galleria Borghese

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off

Highlights

  • Skip the line
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Likely to Sell Out
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