Castle & palace tours

Skip-the-line guided tour of Borghese Gallery and Gardens

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Availability: From Tuesday to Sunday
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • See paintings by Caravaggio and Raphael and admire the beauty of Bernini and Canova's statues
  • Enjoy a peaceful stroll in the park of Villa Borghese, just like the locals do
  • Admire the stunning view over central Rome atop the Pincio Terrace
What to expect

Immerse yourself in pure beauty, skip the line and get straight into the Borghese Gallery.

Housed in the former Villa Borghese, a country retreat of a noble Roman family, the Gallery displays a rich collection of Italian art masterpieces. Cardinal Scipione Borghese was an early patron of Bernini and an avid collector of works by Caravaggio. Thanks to him, today we can see paintings such as the "Boy with a Basket of Fruit", "St Jerome Writing", and "Sick Bacchus".

The collection also includes other major paintings and works by Peter Paul Rubens, Federico Barocci, Titian, including his “Sacred and Profane Love”, as well as works by Raphael such as “Entombment of Christ”. Discover the marble sculptures including "Rape of Proserpine", "Apollo and Daphne" and "David" by Bernini, as well as the sensual "Pauline Bonaparte" by Antonio Canova.

After this unique visit, let your guide take you for a lovely stroll in the Borghese Gardens (Villa Borghese). Locals love this park and you can see why: it is a real paradise in the heart of the city. Top off your beautiful day with a breathtaking view from the top when you reach the Pincio Terrace.

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What's included
  • Skip-the-line ticket to the Borghese Gallery
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Pick-up and drop-off service from your hotel (if selected)
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
Reduced price
  • Infant (0-3 years): free
  • Child (4-13 years): reduced
Where
Meeting point:

If you choose the tour without pick-up, please meet here: Galleria Borghese, Via Pinciana 5, 00197, Roma, RM, Italy.

If you choose the tour with pick-up you will be contacted by the local tour operator to specify the time and location of your pick-up.

What to remember
  • Choose your preferred option between standard tours and tours with pick-up service included

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When
  • From Tuesday to Sunday at 9.00am
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Provider
Gray Line - I Love Rome
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.
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