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Skip the Line: Borghese Gallery and Gardens Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Avoid long wait times on a skip-the-line tour of Rome’s Borghese Gallery
  • See art by Titian and Rubens, and learn about it from a guide
  • Stroll and gain insight into the Borghese Gardens on a guided walk (excluded from 7pm tour)
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Skip the Line: Borghese Gallery and Gardens Walking Tour
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Skip the Line: Borghese Gallery and Gardens Walking Tour, departing at 3pm (arrive strictly at 2:45pm)
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Skip the Line: Borghese Gallery and Gardens Walking Tour, departing at 9am (arrive strictly at 8:45am)
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Skip the Line: Borghese Gallery and Gardens Walking Tour in French, departing at 3pm (arrive strictly at 2:45pm)
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Overview
Rome’s Borghese Gallery houses some of the world’s greatest artwork, and seeing them without a guide may mean you miss out on important details. Get the whole story on a guided tour of the Borghese Gallery, a great choice for art lovers. Skip-the-line entry saves you hours of waiting, and a group limited to 20 guarantees personalized attention. Upgrade to a private tour for undivided attention.
What to Expect
Book your desired option and greet your guide at the Borghese Gallery. Bypass the lines with your skip-the-line admission ticket, and head inside one of Rome’s most prestigious art galleries.

With your guide, you'll visit masterpieces by greats such as Bernini, Rubens, Titian, and Caravaggio. At the key paintings and sculptures, your guide sheds light on the composition, subject, style, and significance of the work, and reveal tales of its creator and some of the secrets behind it. See the Itinerary for a listing of the Borghese’s main works and its gardens.

Following your gallery tour, take a guided stroll around the formal Borghese Gardens, a tranquil park situated above Rome’s bustling Piazza del Popolo. View the fountains, statuary, and flora, and finish your tour at the Pincian terrace, absorbing its sweeping panoramas over the city’s domes, spires, and squares.

Please note: Villa Borghese Gardens will not be visited on the 7pm tour.
Reviews (1 324)
1 - 5 of 46 reviews
Reviewed 19 November 2018
Tour

The tour was very good. Our guide was knowledgeable. The tour included visualization of the current Picasso exhibit. We saw the highlights of the borghese museum. Then had a refreshing walk through the gardens.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joseph N
Reviewed 29 October 2018
Incomplete tour

I paid for this Gallery and Gardens tour for two people for Sunday, October 21, 2018. The tour started a few minutes late, our guide brought us to the second floor first and we kept running into other tour groups and the audio kept getting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Paradise824331
CityWondersCS, Manager at City Wonders, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Paradise824331, First and foremost, we would like to express our apologies for our late response. This was due a technical issue from Trip Advisor, which delayed the uploading of reviews, and we (City Wonders) are only able to have access to this review just...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Mesmerizing

Fabulous gallery. Knowledgeable guide. Very worthwhile tour. The art is mesmerizing at the Borghese Gallery.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bearsfanforever
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile
Well worth a visit

A really interesting place with a great collection of art. A must see for any Bernini fans. Our tour guide Anna was awesome, she was really informative and clearly passionate about her work. She took the time to explain the art, history behind it and...More

Thank SarahKP19
Reviewed 29 September 2018
Epic Failure

We booked this tour months in advance. The Borghese Gallery was a "must see" for us on our trip to Rome. We arrived a bit early and enjoyed the park surrounding the area; we checked in with City Wonders along with 14 or fifteen others...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank goatguy46
CityWondersCS, Manager at City Wonders, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear goatguy46, Thank you for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor and for calling us yesterday to discuss your concerns. We were really sorry to hear that your City Wonders experience at the Borghese Gallery, one of the highlights of your trip to Rome, did not...More

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Cosmopolitan727158
10 January 2019|
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Response from Bruce B | Reviewed this property |
This gallery only allows groups in for two hours at a time, then the museum is emptied for the next groups. If your tour ends before the 2 hours is up, you can still walk around (but our tour took the whole two hours).
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fongkokhoong
8 January 2019|
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Response from jordines1121 | Reviewed this property |
I did the tour during the summer in the month of August. You may want to contact the tour company for seasonal tour information. Sorry!
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932flaviap
29 September 2018|
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Response from Shelley S | Reviewed this property |
You have to book a time, and they only allow you in the gallery for 2 hours
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