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Rome: Borghese Gallery Skip-the-Line Ticket & Golf Cart Ride

1. Rome: Borghese Gallery Skip-the-Line Ticket & Golf Cart Ride

When in Rome, a visit to the Borghese Gallery is a must. Explore the beautiful complex and see masterpieces by some of history's most renowned artists. Avoid waiting around with skip-the-line access and discover afterward the grounds as you ride in a golf cart or take a stroll at your own pace. Meet your host at the main entrance to the gallery and pick up your tickets. Then, head inside where a vast collection of world-famous artworks await you. Beat the cue with your skip-the-line tickets, giving you more time to check out the exhibits and artworks. Explore the gallery at your own pace and spend time with the artworks that appeal to you most. Admire sculptures and paintings from icons of the art world including Canova, Caravaggio, and Bernini. Some of the highlights of the gallery include Canova’s Representation of Pauline Bonaparte, Caravaggio’s David with the Head of Goliath, Raphael’s The Deposition, and Bernini’s Apollo and Daphne. After the gallery, step outside and hop on board a golf cart for a tour of Villa Borghese. Sit back and relax as you travel through the tranquil gardens of the villa and marvel at the Fountain of the Sea Horses, the water clock, the Temple of Diana, and the Piazza di Siena. You can also enjoy a walk around the gardens, take some photos of the breathtaking view from the Pincio Terrace, and have a look at the onsite cinema museum.

Rome Borghese Gallery Skip-the-Line Small Group Tour

2. Rome Borghese Gallery Skip-the-Line Small Group Tour

The Borghese Gallery is home to an incredible collection of art by masters such as Bernini, Caravaggio, Raphael, and Canova. Spend 2.5 hours touring the mansion with an expert guide. As you walk from room to room your guide will tell you some fascinating stories behind iconic works such as Raphael’s Entombment. One of the most appealing aspects of a Borghese Gallery visit is the museum’s small size. It’s feasible to cover the entire collection in time allotted. The small-group size of 15 or fewer people also keeps the experience intimate and friendly, so you can chat freely with your guide without disturbing the tranquility of the gallery. Access to Villa Borghese is limited to a certain number of visitors at any given time, making for a relaxed experience, but also creating a high level of demand. Securing Borghese tickets can be difficult, which is why you will benefit from reserved skip-the-line tickets, guaranteeing your entrance.

Rome: Borghese Gallery Museum & Park Guided Family Tour

3. Rome: Borghese Gallery Museum & Park Guided Family Tour

The Borghese Gallery possesses one of the wealthiest and brightest collections on the planet. Situated in a 16th century respectable royal residence encompassed by orange and herb patio nurseries, plantations and a flawless stop in the core of Rome. It will be a perfect area for children and families to find out about workmanship and history in addition to unwinding and playing in an open air in nature. A top of the line guide will take you by the hand to visit the features of the Borghese historical center including the absolute most well-known sculptures. Understudies from around the world come to the Eternal City to see Bernini's and Caravaggio's perfect works of art: Apollo and Daphne, Pluto and Proserpine, David, St. Jerome, Danae and numerous others. You children will be stunned by the fanciful statues and Renaissance works of art. They will play with divine beings, legends, holy images, symbols and craftsmen. Your guide will utilize visual instruments and diversions to connect with the entire family and influence your visit the exhibition and find out about its works in the most entertaining way. This private visit will take roughly 2.5-hours and what's more, the guide will take you through the recreation center to see wonderful patio nurseries, concealed landmarks and a dynamite lake with swans and a little pontoon to ride.

Rome: Borghese Gallery Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Entry

4. Rome: Borghese Gallery Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Entry

The Borghese Gallery is home to an incredible collection of art by masters such as Bernini, Caravaggio, Raphael, and Canova. Spend 2.5 hours touring the mansion with an expert guide. As you walk from room to room your guide will tell you some fascinating stories behind iconic works such as Raphael’s Entombment. One of the most appealing aspects of a Borghese Gallery visit is the museum’s small size. It’s feasible to cover the entire collection in time allotted. Our Intimate Private tour of only 6 people or fewer also keeps the experience intimate and friendly, so you can chat freely with your guide without disturbing the tranquility of the gallery. Access to Villa Borghese is limited to a certain number of visitors at any given time, making for a relaxed experience, but also creating a high level of demand. Securing Borghese tickets can be difficult, which is why you will benefit from reserved skip-the-line tickets, guaranteeing your entrance.

Borghese Gallery Private Tour

5. Borghese Gallery Private Tour

The Borghese Gallery is undoubtedly one of the most charming, elegant, and compact art museums in the world. It is neither chronologically arranged, nor very ordinate. Rather, it is a very personal, lovingly matched collection that reveals the personalities and tastes of two people: Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the greatest of Baroque artists, and Scipione Cardinal Borghese, a magnificent art collector. Borghese's collection of great works of art include: Raffaello's 'Woman with the Unicorn', Domenichino's 'Diana', Boticelli's 'Madonna and Child', Caravaggio's 'David', Bernini's 'Apollo and Daphne', and Canova's 'Paolina' - just to name a few. Along the way, your guide will tell you the dramatic, untold stories about art being stolen from churches, artists being sent to jail, their workshops being devastated by Borghese's confiscations, mysterious deaths, and other tales of intrigue and passion. This visit to the Borghese Gallery is a must during your vacation. Your guide will show you exactly what Cardinal Borghese meant when he called the gallery 'The Theater of the Universe'. After visiting the Gallery, you can walk through the beautiful Villa Borghese park, and end the tour at the Spanish Steps.

Rome: Borghese Gallery Private Tour

6. Rome: Borghese Gallery Private Tour

Meet your expert guide at the entrance and enter with pre-booked skip-the-line tickets. Due to the compact size of the museum, you have a 2-hour limit on your visit. The gallery is located in the Villa Borghese and is a must-see on your trip to Rome. Once the residence of the Borghese family, it now home to a large collection of paintings, sculptures and Roman antiquities, known to be one of the most beautiful museums in the world. See the collection of Bernini statues on the ground floor. Discover numerous paintings by Bellini, Raphael, Titian, Rubens, and Caravaggio. You will see the famous gladiator mosaic and take in the beauty of the frescoes adorning the ceiling, representing episodes from Greek and Roman mythology. All of these works belonged to Cardinal Scipione Borghese, the Pope's personal secretary, an avid art collector and the stunning gardens where he hosted lavish events. Following your visit to the gallery, take some time to walk through the park and gardens. Stroll around the temples and lakes to admire the statues and rare plants. Make sure to stop by the scenic point where you will get an incredible view of Rome.

Rome: Private Borghese Gallery and Garden Tour

7. Rome: Private Borghese Gallery and Garden Tour

Join the Borghese Gallery tour in Rome for a journey through two millennia of art as you learn about the lives and works of some of the greatest artists of all time. The gallery has an extraordinary collection, ranging from fascinating ancient sculptures like the 1st century BC Hermaphrodite to the great masterpieces of the Renaissance and the Baroque, all of which you will discover with your personal guide. Rediscover the opulent lifestyle of a wealthy baroque prince. Take a walk on the wild side with one of art's most controversial geniuses. Marvel at the incredible virtuosity of the Baroque master Gianlorenzo Bernini. This private walking tour is an unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the art and culture of the Borghese Gallery. Have an awesome experience amid some of the finest works of art!

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What people are saying about Borghese Gallery

I knew a little bit about art but after this tour I was inspired to study more about Bernini and Caravaggio. This tour helped me understand why Napoleon stole so many art pieces to take them to France. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the history behind each piece. Recommendation: study a little bit about the different art periods before going.

Very nice visit to the Borghese Gallery, with a tour of the gardens in a golf cart and explanations by the driver. Great experience even if a little expensive compared to the original tickets but which are always sold out… Very good organization to find the person who gives the “real tickets” before entering. To do without hesitation

Our guide Sev was so knowledgeable and articulate. His passion for the sculptures and art was obvious and you could see that he loved sharing it with all of us. I was with my 21 year old son and my 16 year old daughter and her friend and we all loved this tour equally! I would highly recommend it!

They were on time and met us with tickets which if we had not procured from getyourguide, we would have never been able to go to the Borgesse Gallery because tickets were sold out for weeks. Bonus was the golf cart trip around the gardens.

Staff were on time and knowledgeable. Golf cart driver was excellent and we learned a lot about Rome. Definitely recommend