Eyes of Rome
Eyes of Rome

Borghese Gallery Private Tour

During the Borghese Gallery Private Tour you will discover the Collection of Italian Renaissance and Baroque Masterpieces and the Secrets of the Borghese Family


  • Art
  • History

What makes this tour Special

Get your reservation for the most beautiful art collection in the City: no more than 250 visitors every 2 hour can enter this fantastic museum!

Be stunned by the incredible sculptural groups by Bernini and walk a few inches past masterpieces by Raffaello, Tiziano, Caravaggio and many other Italian masters

Enjoy a stroll through the beautiful gardens and breathe a more relaxing Roman atmosphere and possibly reach the Pincio terrace, to enjoy a great panorama over the City at the end of the Borghese Gallery Private Tour

What to Expect


Enjoy your tour with your own private tour expert at your party's disposal only


3 hours


08:30 - 10:30 - 11:30 - 12:30 - 13:30 - 15:30 - 16:00


Meet&Greet at your hotel/accomodation. Transfer to the tour site included


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday


This tour is suitable for kids of all ages


Entrance tickets are included! Enjoy your tour!

What's Included
  • Blue badge certified private tour guide
  • Entrance ticket to Borghese Gallery
  • Reservation fees
  • Meet & greet your private guide at your hotel or accommodation
  • One Way transfer from your accommodation to the tour site
Not Included/ Optional Extras
  • Drop Off at your hotel/accommodation
  • Extras
  • Gratuities

Sites you’ll visit

  • Borghese Gallery
  • Borghese Gardens
  • Located within the Borghese Gardens, the Borghese Gallery is a real gem in the heart of Rome- a museum that houses a vast collection of paintings, sculptures and frescoes by masters such as Canova, Caravaggio, Bernini and Tiziano.
  • Being the green lung of Rome, the Borghese Gardens - adjacent to Villa Borghese, are located on the Pincian Hill, close to Spanish Steps and Piazza del Popolo. Developed in 1606 by Cardinal Scipione Borghese, who wanted to turn his former vineyard into the most extensive gardens built in Rome, they feature 80 hectares of a stunning natural setting that houses beautiful monuments, fountains, and flora.

Tour description

The Borghese Gallery is a real gem in the heart of Rome, a museum that houses a vast collection of paintings, sculptures and frescoes by masters such as Canova, Caravaggio and Bernini. Meet your personal storyteller and start this journey by discovering these incredible masterpieces by the greatest Italian artists and learn all about the Borghese Family, which played a major role in Roman history.

During the Borghese Gallery Private Touryou will have the opportunity to admire Canova’s famous sculpture of Paolina Borghese Bonaparte as Venus Victrix, which caused a stir when it became known that the sister of Napoleon Bonaparte posed nude for this work of art. You will also see Apollo and Daphne and the Pluto’s Abduction of Proserpina by Bernini, Raphael’s Entombment of Christ, Caravaggio’s Sick Bacchus, and Titian’s Sacred and Profane Love (also known as Venus and the Bride).

End this tour outside the Borghese Gallery, discovering its Gardens a stunning natural setting that houses beautiful fountains, monuments, gardens and flora.

Useful information

  • Not available on Monday (closed)
  • The first Sunday of each month the entrance is free
  • At the Borghese Gallery, it is not allowed to enter with food and beverages (water included).
  • All kinds of bags, backpacks, umbrellas, strollers and selfie-sticks will have to be left at the cloakroom located in the lobby of the Museum.

Full Refund Cancellation Policy

Eyes of Rome has two policies with full refund terms.
The policies are included and non-optional.
  1. Dolce Vita policy is applied on all Standard Bookings placed more than 72 hours from the date of the event. We provide all our customers with Refundable Terms up to 72 hours from the date of the event for any reason. To apply for a refund including where your tour is cancelled or changed by Eyes of Rome®, please contact our customer service team at info@eyesofrome.com.
  2. Peace of Mind policy is applied on Selected Bookings and on all Bookings placed within 72 hours from the date of the event. We provide all our customers with Refundable Terms so if you are unable to attend your booking due to unforeseen circumstances outside of your control you may be entitled to a refund - please see our full set of Refundable Terms and Conditions here. To apply for a refund, please find the instructions on how to apply in the booking confirmation email you received after payment.

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