Discover the VIP life of 17th-century Italian nobility while visiting the Borghese Gallery. On this 2.5 to 3 hour semi-private tour, your knowledgeable guide will lead up to 12 guests through the 17th-century residence adorned with some of Italy's most famous artworks. Afterwards, you can explore the villa's majestic gardens, which hide surprises of their own. Head into the Borghese Gallery to learn about the artists who created works specifically for these stunning 22 rooms. You'll see sculptures by Bernini and paintings by Caravaggio, Titian, and Raphael. Hear all about the and learn about the secrets behind it. Walk in the footsteps of noble men and women who have enjoyed these works as they have been for centuries. Be sure to look up from time to time the building itself isn't too shabby, either.
Afterwards, take a stroll through the third largest park in Rome, the Village Borghese Gardens, to forget that you're in the bustling Italian capital for a while. Redesigned in the 1800s, the garden houses several oddities, like a 19th-century Hydrochronometer or the 18th century Temple of Aesculapius. Explore the sculptures, groves, flowerbeds, and fountains that make this green space a favourite among locals and travellers alike.
Make your own way to the meeting point: Right in front of the entrance to the Galleria Borghese in Piazzale del Museo Borghese, 5.
Look for the Babylon Tours/Together in Rome sign.