Skip-the-line Villa Farnesina and Raphael's Paintings private tour led by a local guide

Private & Custom Tours in Italy

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from$67.97
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Visit Villa Farnesina and discover Renaissance masterpieces by Raphael and his disciples on this exclusive 2.5 hour private tour led by a local top-rated guide.  You will skip-the-lines with reserved access and entrance fees included. You will feel like going back to the XVI century exploring the spectacular rooms and gardens of the Villa enjoying Raphael's Stories of Cupid and Venus and other unique artqorks by other famous masters such as Peruzzi, Del Piombo, Giulio Romano and Sodoma.Your guide will make you relive the past by using Ipad and other multimedia and visual tools that will make your visit truly interactive. Feel free to ask all the questions you want and to customize the tour if you wish. If time permits you can also extend your visit to the pictoresque surrounding area of Trastevere.
Enjoy an exclusive 2.5 hour tour of Villa Farnesina and the surrounding Trastevere area. The villa is considered one of the most precious examples of Italian Renaissance architecture and paintings. A top-rated expert local guide will take you through its spectacular rooms decorated by some of the best XV century artists, in particular Raphael and his disciples. You will see mythological and classic frescos by Sebastiano del Piombo, Giulio Romano,Sodoma and Peruzzi. The palace used to be the residence of the Pope's banker Agostino Chigi and of the Farnese famiy later on. It contains also Raphael's unique masterpieces such as the Stories of Cupid and Venus and the Tryumph of Galatea. Your private guide will take you back in time to Roman Renaissance revealing facts, anectodes and curiosities with the help of multimedia tools and ipad to make your experience truly engaging and unforgettable. If time permits, after the visit of the Villa you can extend the tour to the surrounding pictoresque area of Trastevere to see other interesting sites of the city. The meeting point will be the entrance of the Palace or your hotel if located in the area. You will love the tour.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Walking tour
  • Private tour
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
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