Borghese Gallery Tour

by / Tuesday, 16 April 2017 / Published in Rome

One of Rome’s richest and most interesting villas, the Borghese Gallery houses a vast and diverse collection of sculptures and paintings produced by masters such as BerniniCanovaCaravaggio and Titian.

Truly a magical setting in which the beauty of the artworks, fountains and monuments commune with the rich and diverse flora of the vast surrounding park. In all a true pleasure for the senses.

The reopening to the public of the Borghese Gallery, has been greeted as the most important event which has taken place in the art world in recent years.

The Borghese Gallery has maintained its prestige and its works of art are exposed today as they were in the past: furniture, paintings and sculptures.

Your guide will lead you through the gallery’s breathtaking rooms and reveal the secrets, stories and techniques behind the masterpieces.

Among the gallery’s paintings you will see Titian’s “Sacred and Profane Love”, Raphael’s “The Deposition” and “Young Woman with Unicorn“, Caravaggio’s “Madonna and Child with St. Anne” (Dei Palafrenieri) and “Saint Jerome Writing“.

You will admire sculptures such as Bernini’s “The Rape of Proserpina” and “Apollo and Daphne” and Canova’s “Pauline Bonaparte“. In other words, don’t pass up this once in a lifetime opportunity to admire such masterpieces.

Then, you will go for an enchanting walk though the Borghese Gardensand enjoy the surprises and silence of this Eden in the heart of busy Rome. The Tour ends with a breathtaking view from atop the Pincio terrace.