Palazzo Madama

Palazzo Madama: Our most recommended tours and activities

Rome: Roman National Museum Ticket with Audio Guide

1. Rome: Roman National Museum Ticket with Audio Guide

Enjoy a smart, self-guided walking audio tour through some of Rome’s most beautiful sights with your smartphone. The itinerary will take you to the city’s artistic masterpieces, including the Doria Pamphilj Gallery, Palazzo Madama, and Palazzo Chigi. Discover the stories behind the most powerful and glamorous dynasties in Rome, as you walk through the palaces that have become their historical legacies. You will also enter the Palazzo Altemps, Palazzo Massimo, Baths of Diocletian, and Crypta Balbi. Explore breathtaking collections of art created by the greatest painters in history, as well as ancient statues. Take a leap three centuries into the past as you wander the rooms, decorated with precious furnishings preserved in their original state.

Rome: Treasures of the City 3-Hour Morning Tour

2. Rome: Treasures of the City 3-Hour Morning Tour

If you want to see Rome’s top attractions in a relatively short time, this 3-hour tour combines comfortable sightseeing by coach with a bit of walking. On the Classical Rome tour, you’ll get up close to the highlights of the Eternal City, including the Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, and St. Peter's Basilica. After crossing the Piazza della Repubblica, with its Fountain of the Naiads, your guide will take you on a pleasant stroll through Rome’s historical center. Admire the Trevi Fountain, La Colonna di Marco Aurelio, and the Bernini-designed Palazzo di Montecitorio. You’ll also see the Palazzo Madama and Piazza Navona. Just past Castel Sant’Angelo, the driver will drop you off at a point close to Vatican City. Admire St. Peter's Square, where your guide will tell you about the Basilica, and then you’ll have the chance to explore this magnificent church on your own (except when religious celebrations are being held). See masterpieces such as Michelangelo's Pietà and Bernini's bronze canopy, before re-boarding the bus.

Turin: City Highlights Guided E-Bike Tour

3. Turin: City Highlights Guided E-Bike Tour

Meet your local host in the city center, choose your e-bike and start this amusing 3 hours bike tour to discover the many souls and gorgeous monuments of Turin. It is a multi-faceted city, where luxury and modesty live together in perfect balance creating fascinating and interesting contrasts. Your first stop will be the heart of the historic center for a first introduction to the history of this beautiful Italian city, characterized by the Italian Royals: Savoia family. Pedal along elegant boulevards and reach Piazza San Carlo to admire the equestrian monument of Emanuele Filiberto of Savoia. Continue your visit reaching Piazza Carignano and see some of the most beautiful historical buildings, declared UNESCO World heritage since 1997. Follow easy cycling paths and enjoy the shade of elegant buildings until Piazza Castello and admire the Royal Palace, Palazzo Madama and San Lorenzo Church. Your guide will take you on a journey from the past to the present. You’ll learn why the city is so important nowadays and its industrial development thanks to FIAT, the Italian automobile industry that is now part of the popular soul of the city. With your local insider you will then discover the Royal Gardens and Porta Palatina, an ancient Roman site. Relax pedaling through luxuriant gardens and reach Mole Antonelliana, the true symbol of the city. In the shade of its magnificence there’s a very interesting neighborhood, enriched by modern murales dedicated to sustainability, promoted by the famous coffee brand: Lavazza, born in Turin. Finally, cross the monumental bridge over Po river, and climb the Cappuccini hill to enjoy a breathtaking view over Turin. Last but not least, reach the beautiful Valentino Park, famous for being one of the gathering places for locals and for the elegant castel. Finally, enter the young and vibrant neighborhood of San Salvario and go back to the initial point.

Rome: Caravaggio and Baroque Art Private Guided Tour

4. Rome: Caravaggio and Baroque Art Private Guided Tour

This 3-hour private tour of Caravaggio’s art and Rome’s Baroque masterpieces is the perfect opportunity for a close-up look at the artist’s work. Michelangelo Merisi, alias Caravaggio, one of the greatest painters of all time, spent the majority of his life in Rome. The tour begins at Piazza del Popolo and the Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo, where you’ll see The Crucifixion of St. Peter and The Conversion of St. Paul. Then you’ll pass near 2 of Caravaggio’s residences, Palazzo Madama, the seat of the Senate, and Giustiniani Palace, which now houses the offices of the Senate. Your guide will tell you about unusual events in Caravaggio’s life and also provide commentary on the architecture or current functions of the main Italian government houses such as Montecitorio Palace. See the major masterpieces of Caravaggio, including The Life of St. Matthew in St. Louis of France’s Contarelli Chapel, and The Madonna of the Pilgrims in St. Augustine. Admire Baroque architectural masterpieces, including the Church of St. Ignatius. Pass by the Pantheon and hear about its history from your guide. Your tour ends in Piazza Navona, where you’ll be able to admire one of the Bernini’s masterpieces, the Fountain of the 4 Rivers, and Borromini’s façade of St. Agnes in Agony. Hear stories of these rival artists, and about the tragic end of Caravaggio’s life in Rome.

Turin: Private City Walking Tour with Chocolate Shop Tasting

5. Turin: Private City Walking Tour with Chocolate Shop Tasting

In this private walking tour you will discover Turin's Art and History, among Baroque palaces, elegant squares, typical arcades, curious spots and amazing churches. You will enjoy the beauty of its historical centre from the Roman origins (Porte Palatine) to the breathtaking Piazza Castello with the Royal Palace, Palazzo Madama, the Cathedral... And not only! Did you know that Turin is famous for its excellent chocolate? Taste the famous “Giandujotto” in a nice and elegant choco-shop during the visit!

Rome: Highlights of Caravaggio's Rome

6. Rome: Highlights of Caravaggio's Rome

Meet your guide in Campo Marzio, heart of the historical center of Rome and scenario of our tour! Not that much has changed in this peculiar neighborhood since the time Caravaggio used to wander around its alleys. Marvel at his masterpieces inside churches, stop by the Palaces where he lived as a guest, and the workshops where he started his carrier. Find the infamous locandas and taverns where he used to hang out and the houses of the courtesans becoming models of his creation. Get to the place where he eventually murdered someone causing the artist to leave the capital, leading to his descending parable, his wandering up and down Italy waiting for the forgiveness of the Pope which will arrive shortly before his death in the coast of Tuscany. Itinerary: - Piazza del Popolo - Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo (inside) Crucifixion of Peter, Assumption of the Virgin, Conversion of Saint Paul - Via di Pallacorda - Vicolo della Torretta - Palazzo Giustiniani - Piazza Navona - Palazzo della Cancelleria - Via delle Coppelle - Via della Maddalena - Via della Lupa - Via della Scrofa - Basilica of San Luigi dei francesi (inside), Calling and Martyrdom of Saint Matthew, Saint Matthew and the Angel - Basilica of Sant'Agostino in Campo Marzio (inside), Madonna del Pellegrino - Basilica of Santa Maria in Vallicella (inside), the Deposition - Parish of San Nicola dei Prefetti - Palazzo Madama - Via del Governo Vecchio

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What people are saying about Palazzo Madama

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 94 reviews

Our guide shared his knowledge & love of Caravaggio with us, along with outstanding recommendations for books, more pieces to visit and where, along with Milan recommendations for churches and historical sites. Couldn't recommend this tour more! I have nerve damage so we had to make frequent stops along the way but he didn't act like it was ever an issue or tried to rush the experience, which was so appreciated!

Fabulous tour and a really good way to get to see all the main sights of Turin with lots of information about the city. Our guide was so enthusiastic and knowledgable and was really good company. The e-bikes are v new and easy to ride (even my 72 yr old mum got the hang of it!) I highly recommend. Thank you!

Excellent personal guide on lovely electric bikes. Covered lots of history in a very digestible form. We would do this again when we return to Turin! Brilliant!

Sofia excellent guide and company we did a nice tour ideal for those who have little time and want to discover this beautiful city! Super recommended

Excellent. Our guide Sofia was very knowledgeable, the bikes were good quality. The length was good.