Guided tour

Borghese Gallery: Tour with Gardens

Borghese Gallery: Tour with Gardens

Activity provider: Tourismotion

From US$ 41.91 per person

Enjoy the Borghese Gallery with a skip-the-line ticket and a guided walking tour. Marvel at masterpieces from Bernini, Caravaggio, and more while learning about the secrets, the stories, and painting techniques concealed behind the treasures in the museum.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Duration options: 2 - 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Small group available
Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Baby carriages

Know before you go

  • There could be a short line for security check.
  • Skip the long lines to the Borghese Gallery and enter one of Rome's most popular museums
  • Marvel at paintings and sculptures by Bernini, Caravaggio, Rubens, and more
  • Wander the enchanting gardens of the Villa Borghese
  • Enjoy a panoramic view over the rooftops of Rome from the Pincio Terrace
Full description
Enjoy the Borghese Gallery and Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome with skip-the-line admission and a guided walking tour. This popular attraction often sells out in advance, so by pre-booking your ticket, you will visit one of the world’s most beautiful art museums hosting the works of extraordinary artists. Admire Caravaggio’s most important paintings like “Young sick Bacchus” and “ Boy with a Basket of Fruit”; Bernini and Canova’s magnificent sculptures’ collection, boasting works like “Apollo and Daphne”, “David”, “The Rape of Proserpina” and “Paolina Bonaparte”. Be led through the marvelous rooms of Casina Borghese, with its splendid frescoes, and discover the secrets, the stories, and the painting techniques concealed behind the masterpieces of one of the world’s most beautiful art museums. Take a relaxing stroll through the Villa Borghese gardens, an enchanting park with little lakes and trees that is beloved by the Romans. End with a breathtaking view over the rooftops of Rome and Piazza del Popolo from Pincio Terrace.
  • Access to Pincio Gardens
  • Access to Villa Borghese
  • Access to Borghese Gallery
  • Access to Borghese Gardens
  • Live tour guide
  • Access to Ground Floor Sculptures, Borghese Gallery

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Meeting point

You will meet your guide at the entrance of Borghese Gallery museum.

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based on 796 reviews

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Great tour, the Borghese Gallery is definitely one of the best places to visit during your stay in Rome. Our guide (I think her name was Alessandra) was very professional in managing the group and navigating the gallery to avoid big crowds. She was very engaging and shared a lot of interesting information about both the artworks and their creators as well as the museum building itself. She was also on time so the tour started when it was supposed to (not the case with the other two tours I was on!). The audio was also very clear and she spoke good English.

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April 25, 2022

Our tour guide is wonderful! She not only covered all the major sculptures and paintings in the museum but also did so with wonderful detail - one can tell that she had training in art history and can pinpoint exactly why a sculpture or a painting is famous and how to appreciate it. Definitely worth it!

April 4, 2022

Initially we had doubts whether this was worth it or not (my wife and I), because we did the Uffizi in Florence as well as a lot of historical tours in Italy overall. Eventually we ended up going, and I can assure you it's a must. This place has lot of work by Bernini and Caravaggio which to me made it worth visiting. Our tour guide was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable (Ettore). After your visit spare some time for the park and they rent bikes over there.

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April 4, 2022

Product ID: 390350

VA ID: 390350