Take a Private Villa Borghese and Galleria Borghese Tour! You will visit  Roman’s most lovely gardens and the famous Galleria Borghese Museum with an expert guide to answer all your questions. Canova, Bernini, and Caravaggio masterpieces will amaze you! After enjoying the best of the Italian Masters of sculpture and painting, relish the beautiful Villa Borghese gardens, whose parklands are some of the finest in the city.

Included in the “Villa Borghese and Galleria Borghese Tour”

  • 3 hours Professional guide for the Gallery and the gardens
  • Admission tickets to Borghese Gallery
  • COVID 19 safety measures: face mask and hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff (social distancing from other visitors enforced: temperature checks for everybody entering museums and archaeological sites).

Meeting Point and other info

Meet your guide at 8:45 am or at 2:45 pm, in front of the entrance of the Galleria Borghese ( Piazzale di Museo Borghese ). The guide will hold a sign with your name and bring your skip the line Galleria Borghese tickets. On request, it is possible to organize the tour at different times, based on the availability of the Gallery.

Useful Information

Unfortunately, it is impossible to bring large backpacks, bags, and large umbrellas to the site. However, handbags, small backpacks, and foldable umbrellas are allowed. If you have objects not allowed, you can leave them in the cloakroom. From the Pincio Terrace, the last stop of your Rome tour, you can descend to Piazza del Popolo and reach “Spagna” or “Flaminio” underground station or continue your exploration of Rome.

Galleria Borghese Tour

Your guide will bring you to the magnificent park of Villa Borghese, one of Rome’s best outdoor spaces. In the 17th-century, it was Cardinal Scipione Borghese’s elegant residence; today, its “Casino Nobile” serves as a museum.

The building is a neo-classical masterpiece, wonderfully decorated by the sculptors and painters who worked on it during the 18th century.

Artworks of Raphael, Caravaggio, and Rubens

Admire timeless classics, most magnificent paintings, and splendid sculptures from the Renaissance to the Neoclassic era, such as Raphael, Caravaggio, and Rubens.

The centerpiece of the Borghese museum is the collection of marble sculptures by Bernini – Rome’s iconic master of Baroque, as one may have noticed from his numerous monuments that adorn the city. Your guide will tell you all about this child prodigy’s turbulent relationship with the Papacy.

Other masterpieces await, such as the enchanting marble portrait of Pauline Bonaparte – wife of Prince Camillo Borghese and Napoleon’s sister – by Canova and Titian’s famed “Sacred and Profane Love.”

The exhibition also includes, among several others, a well-preserved gladiator mosaic that dates back to circa AD 320.

Villa Borghese Tour – the gardens

At the end of the Borghese Gallery Tour, your guide will take you to the Pincio panoramic terrace, overlooking the elegant Piazza del Popolo. Before reaching this famous Valadier-designed Square, you will walk across the historical park of Villa Borghese and genuinely admire the pristine beauty of this beautiful space.

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Duration: 3 Hours

Price: Varies according to the number of participants

Days of Operation: Every day except Monday 25 Dec & 1 Jan

Meeting Time: 8:45 am / 2:45 pm or on request

The Borghese Gallery

Galleria Borghese Museum

The Borghese Gallery

Bernini “Apollo and Dafne”

Paolina Borghese - Canova

Paolina Borghese – Canova

Visita ai giardini di Villa Borghese

Villa Borghese Gardens

Terrazza panoramica del Pincio

Pincio Terrace

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Is the Borghese Gallery worth seeing? The Galleria Borghese is an exclusive location in a fantastic park! It is a gem full of artworks! Only finding yourself face to face with Caravaggio and Bernini masterpieces is worth this tour! So close to nearly touch them will be an unforgettable experience! Our Borghese Gallery tour is a fascinating combination of nature and art! The tickets require an advance reservation and are quickly sold out far in advance during high season.

Book your Villa Borghese Tour with Free Cancellation! 

If you change your mind, cancel your reservation up to 24 hours in advance without penalty. You will be credited with 100% of the amount paid.

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Let us show you the capital of Italy and the Roman Empire. Our expert guides will deliver the best possible Rome experience. Have fun and bring home unforgettable memories strolling by the world-famous fountains and squares of Rome. We tailor-make each holiday to your specific requirements: discovering the hidden scenery of the eternal city will be a great adventure.

Check out the other tours organized in the city too!