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My Exclusive Borghese Galleries Tour

from € 250.00

One of Rome's most important museums and also one of its most beautiful, the Borghese Galleries are housed in the villa that belonged to Cardinal Scipione Borghese in the early 17th century.

As a passionate patron of the arts, he amassed a marvelous collection of paintings, sculptures and antiquities now on display in their original settings. In addition to the art collection, the villa is surrounded by a large park which includes beautiful gardens and even an amphitheatre.

Highlights: Sculptures including Bernini's Apollo and Daphne, The Rape of Persephone, David, Canova's Venus the Conqueror (in the picture) and Diana the Hunter (artist unknown, 2nd century B.C.). Paintings such as Caravaggio's David with the Head of Goliath, Self Portrait as Bacchus, Rubens' Deposition, Correggio's Danae, Titian's Sacred and Profane Love.

Opening Hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 8:30am-7:00pm; Closed Monday. Also closed January 1 and December 25.

Museum Closing Days: Mondays plus also closed January 1 and December 25

Includes: 2-hour tour in English with your personal guide including museum tickets and reservations.

Excludes: optional gratuities

**You must have valid ID - passport, student card, or valid ID card - to avail of discount ticket entry.**

1-2 persons 270.00 € From 135.00 € per person
3-4 persons 310.00 € From 103.33 € per person
5-6 persons 350.00 € From 70.00 € per person
7-8 persons 390.00 € From 55.71 € per person
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My Exclusive Borghese Galleries Tour
Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5 stars
   Based on 55 Ratings.
Last 10 reviews:

On 2014/04/22
Helen Stevens said:

I'd like to thank Angelos for giving us a fantastic evening tour 16th April. His local knowledge brought Florence alive and made our stay much more enjoyable. Thanks for the tips about places to go - we loved the Opera!


On 2014/04/15
Susan S said:

Simply Wonderful!

Touring the Uffizi Gallery with Klaus was the highlight of our trip to Florence; his passion and knowledge provided for an unforgettable afternoon. Booking a tour with ArtViva is highly recommended!


On 2013/12/15
Ryan Antista said:

Awesome and highly recommended!

I used the Art Viva services while in Florence for two tours, The Uffizi Gallery and the Academia Gallery. Because I went in a low season I was the only client and the company still went through with the service, thank you! I had the best tour guild that I could ever hope for! Her name was Elizabeth. She was knowledgeable, fun to be with, very well informed and broke down the pieces and art history in a way that was artful in and of itself. I give the tour service and specifically Elizabeth a 100% A+ and recommend this group all the way. I had a great experience, thank you so much!!


On 2013/11/04
Anthony said:

Great tour, Stefan was the best

If you are going to Florence this tour is a must, Volterra is amazing "town in the clouds", and without all the tourists. Stefan made the tour absolutely fantastic and it was the highlight of our holidays.


On 2013/10/22
Jane Wood said:

Uffizi Tour 26.9.13

An excellent tour. Floriana our guide: friendly; informative and impressively knowledgeable. A dream fulfilled. Thank you.


On 2013/09/08
Howard said:

Inspiring and Fun!

We did the Florence in One Glorious Day. Worth every moment. Klaus entertained, inspired and excited us with his knowledge, delivery and communication. He gave us 'big picture' history and 'little picture' stories, putting humanity into the architecture. Just excellent. Liz helped us enjoy the Uffizi and Accademia with her art knowledge and insight. Both great tour guides. Next time, we'll be back!


On 2013/08/27
peter taylor said:


enjoyed tour,very informative and pleasant pace would reccomend


On 2013/06/29
Studebaker Family said:

Perfect Morning in Tuscany was Truly Perfect

On our last day in Florence we wanted to go off the beaten path. This tour was perfect - hiking, history and beautiful scenery. We can't say enough about our tour guide Stefano - he was exceptionally knowledgeable, accommodating and very personable. By the end of the tour, we felt like we'd spent the morning with a friend. The tour included a delicious lunch at a villa with gorgeous views and great company. We highly recommend requesting Stefano for your tour and lunch.


On 2013/06/25
Jennifer said:

The Orginal Best of Tuscany

Went to Italy for first time for my 40th Birthday... We did the Best of Tuscany tour on our last day.Everything about the trip was amazing! When we first arrived, the ladies in the office were very friendly and helpful! We all met, on time with the minibus waiting for us.Our tour guide, Stephon, was great, knowledgeable and entertaining. The location stops were breathtaking and the tour/lunch of the winery exceeded my expectations. I would recommend tours from ArtViva to anyone!


On 2013/06/10
vanessa said:

had a fabulous morning with Stephan leading us across the hill tops behind Florence. A great walk in some beautiful county which ended at a great villa. Definitely recommend it and Stephan is a great guide

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