The Borghese Villa was the former country residence of the Borghese family, one of the most influencial dinasties of XVII century Rome. The gallery contains a vast and diverse collection of sculptures and paintings produced by the top masters that time such as Bernini, Canova, Caravaggio, Bellini, Corregio and Titian.
The museum and the gardens form a truly a magical setting in which the beauty of the artworks,the fountains and the architecture match the rich and diverse flora of the large surrounding park.
During this intimate tour you will feel like a curious guest in a private noble house led by a local expert guide that knows little secrets and anectodes. You will be standing face to face with Caravaggio's portrait of Goliah and other famous paintings such as Raphael's touching Deposition from the cross, Titian’s Sacred and Profane Love, Correggio' Danae and Cranach's Venus.
You will also get close to some of the world's most captivating and imitaded sculptures such as Bernini 's Apollo and Daphne, the Rape of Persephone, the David and Canova's Paolina Bonaparte.
The Borghese is considered by many the most beautiful museum on earth for its balanced mix of art, style and nature. Fall in love with it yourself by taking our private guided tour...