Borghese Gallery Private Tour

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  • Highlights

Skip the line tickets for the Borghese Gallery

Enjoy a 2-hour private tour

Visit the Gallery with one of the best collections of the world

Get a private, licensed guide at your disposal for the whole duration of the tour

On request, you may enjoy some delicious ice-cream at the end of your visit

  • Itinerary

Borghese Gallery

Tour Description

Book our Borghese Art Gallery Private Tour, if you love art and sculpture and you do not want to miss the beautiful treasures contained inside this amazing gallery! You will meet your passionate guide just outside the entrance, ready to start your 2 hour private visit. Of course you won’t need to queue to get access, since you will be provided with our privileged skip the line tickets!

The white building of Borghese Gallery is located in the middle of Borghese Park, one of the largest green spaces in Rome. It was built by Cardinal Scipione Borghese, nephew of Pope Paul V Borghese, who ruled in the XVII century, just for the purpose of containing his personal art collection. This Cardinal was quite a fascinating personality, obsessed by art, and he used all the possible methods to obtain every single piece of art he desired for his collection! Your private guide will recount to you anecdotes of his life and the political background of Rome from which it evolved. Just think: many of its artworks were commissioned with the specific intention of being displayed in Villa Borghese and you will be able to admire these art masterpieces in their original setting! In fact, Cardinal Scipione Borghese, who was an art lover and a compulsive collector, requested works to the finest artists of his time, such as Bernini, Raphael, Titian, Caravaggio, Canova, and then gathered their masterpieces in Villa Borghese.

We will reserve for you priority access in order to skip the line at the gallery entrance, the access to Borghese Gallery is limited to a restricted number of travelers at once, so you will be able to perfectly enjoy this tour at your own pace without too much noise around. For your 2-hour Borghese Tour, you will be acompanied by a private licensed guide, a real art expert, who will engage you for the whole visit and thanks to the stories and anecdotes they share with you, the amazing art works will come alive! The best thing about having a private guide is that you will be able to tailor the tour to suit your interests and spend more time in front of the works of art you like the most.

If you are visiting Rome with your kids let us know: we have fantastic kid-friendly guides who will love to entertain the whole family and talk to the little ones in a way that can keep them hooked and let them appreciate history and art.

Last but not least, don’t forget to stop at Borghese Gardens at the end of your tour to chill out and taste some lemonade or a refreshing gelato!

Tour's Notes

In the Borghese Museum all bags, except very small purses, must be stored in the free of charge check in room.
Bottle of waters are not permitted in the museum.
Camera is permitted.
Please bring with you an ID document to show the age of your kids to the cashier in order to receive reduction tickets.

This tour runs every day with the exception of: Mondays, the first Sunday of every month, January 1st, December 25th.

  • Included

2-hour private knowledgeable guide
Pre-booked skip the line tickets for the Borghese Gallery

  • Not Included

Gratuities
Transportation

  • Meeting Point
Entrance of Borghese Gallery, Piazzale Scipione Borghese, 5
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