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Borghese Gallery Private Tour

Baroque & Renaissance Art

Borghese Gallery Private Tour

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Baroque & Renaissance Art

  • Expert Private Guide

    Skip-the-line tickets

    Duration: 2.5 hrs

  • Raphael

    Bernini

    Caravaggio

    Titian's Paintings

    Apollo & Daphne

    Borghese Gallery

  • 5 persons: € 582
    4 persons: € 523
    3 persons: € 464
    2 persons: € 405
    1 person: € 369
    10 persons: € 877
    9 persons: € 818
    8 persons: € 759
    7 persons: € 700
    6 persons: € 641

Tour Details

Private Tour of the Borghese Gallery

A Dive into Baroque & Renaissance Art


Introduction: A Personalized Journey into the Artistic Soul of Rome

Embark on an exclusive journey through the Borghese Gallery, one of Rome's hidden gems. Revel in the opulence of the 17th-century mansion, housing masterpieces from the Baroque and Renaissance periods. With our expert guides by your side, you'll delve deep into the stories behind the art, ensuring an intimate and enriching experience.


I. The Borghese Gallery: A Testament to Artistic Grandeur


The Grand Entrance: Mosaics of Gladiatorial Might

As you step into the resplendent entrance of the gallery, be captivated by the intricate Roman mosaics underfoot, narrating tales of gladiatorial valor. Your guide will weave stories of ancient Rome, setting the stage for the artistic journey ahead.


The Link to Napoleon: Pauline Bonaparte as Venus

Discover the intriguing connection between Napoleon and the Borghese family as you admire the stunning portrayal of 'Pauline Bonaparte as Venus'. Unravel the tales of power, politics, and artistry that intertwine these historical figures.


II. Bernini's Baroque Brilliance


Masterpieces in Marble: David, Rape of Proserpina, and Apollo & Daphne

Experience the genius of Bernini as you're introduced to his iconic sculptures. From the intense emotion of 'David' to the dramatic narrative of 'Rape of Proserpina' and the ethereal beauty of 'Apollo & Daphne', immerse yourself in the world of Baroque artistry. Your guide will shed light on Bernini's fiery temperament and the passion that birthed these masterpieces.


III. The Luminaries of Renaissance: Titian and Caravaggio


Titian's Paintings: A Symphony of Color

Journey through the vibrant world of Titian, where each brushstroke tells a story. Let the colors and forms captivate your senses as you explore the depth and emotion of his works.


Caravaggio's Contrast: Light and Shadow

Step into the dramatic world of Caravaggio, where light battles shadow, and stories come alive. Experience the raw emotion and intensity that define his masterpieces, and understand why he remains a pillar of the Renaissance movement.


An Artistic Odyssey in the Heart of Rome

Join us on this exclusive tour as we unravel the tales behind the masterpieces, offering you a unique window into the world of Baroque and Renaissance art. This isn't just a tour; it's an invitation to step back in time and witness the artistic fervor that shaped an era. We eagerly await the opportunity to share the Borghese Gallery's treasures with you, promising an experience that will linger in your memories for years to come.

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