In the Footsteps of Bernini Private Tour with Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off

Private & Custom Tours in Rome

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Follow in the footsteps of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, one of the greatest artists in the history of Italy and a leading figure in the emergence of Roman Baroque architecture. Accompanied by an expert guide, set off on a 3 hour private tour to explore the works of this major figure in the world of architecture: visit the Church of Santa Maria della Vittoria, Piazza Barberini, Basilica of Sant'Andrea, and the famous Piazza del Popolo with the churches of Santa Maria del Popolo, Santa Maria di Montesanto and Santa Maria dei Miracoli.
Set off on a tour with a private guide to discover Bernini’s impressive masterpieces. The works of this incredible sculptor, architect and painter are disseminated almost everywhere around Rome. Meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel and set off on a memorable journey full of art and history.Start from the Church of Santa Maria della Vittoria, where you will see the famous statue of the Ecstasy of St. Maria Teresa. Stroll around the historic city center and reach Piazza Barberini, where you can admire the Triton Fountain and the Fountain of the Bees.Head to the Basilica of Sant’Andrea that houses the two monumental Statues of the Angels by Bernini. Continue your experience in Piazza del Popolo (The People’s Square), dominated by the north gate of the Aurelian Wall, the inner facade of which designed by Bernini for Pope Alessandro VII. Here you will also marvel at Bernini’s architectural plans for the churches of Santa Maria del Popolo, Santa Maria di Montesanto and Santa Maria dei Miracoli.End your tour with the view of the Bridge of Castel Sant’Angelo. Admire the statues of the Angels holding the instruments of the Passion.

What’s included

  • Professional Licensed Blue Badge Tour Guide
  • Private Walking Tour
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off via Uber/Taxi (centrally located hotels - within Aurelian Walls)

What’s not included

  • Transportation between sites
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
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