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Tour details:

The Vatican Museums and Borghese Gallery tour is a must-see attraction for those visiting Rome. 

Price: 450 €
Additional prices: local Cab or Uber service
Duration: 7 hours
Ages: All ages
Group size: 1-10
Meeting point: To be determinted, depending on where the tour starts.
What to bring: There is a moderate amount of walking involved so please wear comfortable shoes.
Tickets: Vatican starting from 32 euro adult – 22 euro kids.
Over 5 people you need head sets for the Basilica at 1,5 euro p.p. Borghese 17 euro over 25 years old – 6 euro between 18/25 years old – 4 euro under 18 years old

Vatican tour & Borghese Gallery full Day Tour

This tour is designed to give you an insider’s look into the Vatican’s remarkable collections of art and architecture, as well as the Borghese Gallery’s extensive collections of Renaissance and Baroque art. Our tour guides are passionate about art, history, and culture, and they will help you discover the beauty and significance of these two remarkable museums.

Vatican Museums

The Vatican Museums is a complex of galleries and museums that are located within the Vatican City. These museums house some of the world’s most important art collections, including ancient Roman sculptures, Renaissance art, and the famous Sistine Chapel. The museums are home to over 70,000 works of art, making it one of the most significant art collections in the world.

Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel is one of the most visited and celebrated attractions within the Vatican Museums. It is located in the Apostolic Palace, and it is known for its remarkable ceiling frescoes painted by Michelangelo. The ceiling depicts the creation of the world as described in the Book of Genesis. Visitors are awed by the detailed and lifelike representation of biblical scenes.

Raphael Rooms

The Raphael Rooms are another popular attraction within the Vatican Museums. The rooms are named after the famous Italian Renaissance artist Raphael, who painted several of the frescoes located here. The Raphael Rooms house some of the most famous works of art in the Vatican, including the School of Athens, which depicts famous philosophers, scientists, and artists from ancient Greece.

Borghese Gallery

The Borghese Gallery is a world-famous art museum located in the beautiful Borghese Gardens in Rome. The museum houses an extensive collection of art from the Renaissance and Baroque periods, including works by famous artists such as Bernini, Caravaggio, and Raphael.

Bernini Sculptures

The Borghese Gallery is home to several famous sculptures by the Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini. These sculptures are known for their remarkable detail and lifelike representation of their subjects. Some of Bernini’s most famous sculptures located within the museum include Apollo and Daphne, David, and the Rape of Proserpina.

Caravaggio Paintings

The Borghese Gallery also houses several famous paintings by the Italian artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. Caravaggio’s works are known for their dramatic use of light and shadow, as well as their lifelike portrayal of human subjects. Some of his most famous works located within the museum include David with the Head of Goliath and Boy with a Basket of Fruit.

Vatican Museums and Borghese Gallery: Conclusion

Choosing the Vatican and Borghese Gallery Tour is an excellent way to experience the rich history, culture, and art of Rome. Here are a few reasons why you should consider this tour:

Firstly, our tour guides are knowledgeable and passionate about sharing their expertise on art, history, and culture with visitors. They will provide you with in-depth information about the art collections and the historical significance of each piece.

In addition, one of the biggest advantages of this tour is that you get to skip the long lines that are common at the Vatican Museums and Borghese Gallery. This allows you to maximize your time and avoid the frustration of waiting in line.

Moreover, as a private tour, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ask questions and interact with your tour guide.

Lastly, the Vatican and Borghese Gallery Tour is designed to provide you with a comprehensive experience. You’ll see some of the most significant works of art in the world and gain a deeper understanding of the rich history and culture of Rome.

Vatican Museums and Borghese Gallery – FAQ’s

  • How do I get tickets for both Vatican Museums and Borghese Gallery?

We will take care of buying your tickets.

  • Do we have skip the line tickets?

Yes we reserve tickets in advance so that we have direct entrance. However security can slow you down few minutes.

  • Can I switch the order of the tours?

Yes, we can also take the right of switching it depending of availability of tickets

  • Are tickets included in the price?

No they aren’t.

  • Is a private transportation included in the tour?

Being a walking tour there is no transportation included. You can meet your guide at meeting point that will be indicated and then move from one museum to the other with local taxi not included in the price. 

  • Is there a dressing code?

Yes, you can not enter the Sistine Chapel and the Basilica with shorts. Also shoulders must be coverd.