Goethe Statue, Villa Borghese

Goethe Statue, Villa Borghese: Our most recommended tours and activities

Borghese Gallery: Tour with Gardens

1. Borghese Gallery: Tour with Gardens

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.

Borghese Gallery: Tour with Gardens and Transfer

2. Borghese Gallery: Tour with Gardens and Transfer

Access the Borghese Gallery with a skip-the-line ticket. Marvel at the large collection of paintings and sculptures started by Cardinal Scipione Borghese and housed in his villa on the outskirts of Rome. Learn more about the powerful Borghese family and their relationship with Napoleon in the 1800s. Considered one of the most important museums in Rome, the gallery is frequently fully booked and hard to access. Skip the long lines with your pre-reserved ticket and explore the Galleria Borghese's 20 rooms full of artworks. See artifacts from antiquity, including a mosaic of gladiators from 320-330 AD that was found on the Borghese estate at Torrenova. Discover classical antiquities of the I-III centuries AD, such as the Venus Victrix sculpture and a ceiling fresco with a great 3D effect. Marvel at masterpieces such us the Paolina Borghese by Canova, paintings by Rubens and Tiziano, and many works by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. See early works by Bernini, like the Goat Amalthea with Infant Jupiter and Faun, along with his dynamic Rape of Proserpine, Apollo and Daphne, and statue of David. Then, take a relaxing stroll through the Villa Borghese gardens, an enchanting park with little lakes and trees that is beloved by the Romans. End your visit by admiring a breathtaking view over the rooftops of Rome and Piazza del Popolo from Pincio Terrace.

Rome: Borghese Gallery Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

3. Rome: Borghese Gallery Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

Marvel at a collection of paintings and sculptures started by Cardinal Scipione Borghese and housed in his party villa on the outskirts of 17th-century Rome with a skip-the-line ticket to the Borghese Gallery. Considered one of the most important museums in Rome, the gallery is frequently fully booked and hard to access. Skip the long lines with your pre-reserved ticket and explore the Galleria Borghese's full-of-art 20 rooms. See artifacts from antiquity, including a mosaic of gladiators from 320-330 AD that was found on the Borghese estate at Torrenova. Learn more about the powerful Borghese family and their relationship with Napoleon in the 1800s. Discover classical antiquities of the I-III centuries AD, such as the Venus Victrix sculpture and a trompe l'oeil ceiling fresco with a great 3D effect. Marvel at masterpieces such us the Paolina Borghese by Canova, paintings by Rubens and Tiziano, and many works by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. See early works by Bernini, like the Goat Amalthea with Infant Jupiter and Faun, along with his dynamic Rape of Proserpine, Apollo and Daphne, and statue of David. When the tour is over, we suggest lingering outside in Villa Borghese, the huge public garden where the Gallery is located. Everyone finds a walk along the villa’s tree-flanked promenades very relaxing. The Pincio terrace is a twenty-minute walk, this being one of Rome’s hills. From here one can enjoy wonderful views not only over Piazza del Popolo right below and the Prati district, but also St Peter’s Dome, the Gianicolo, the Quirinale, Piazza Venezia as well as the Capitol hill. The outlook from the Pincio is really one of a kind!

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