Skip-the-line Villa Farnesina Raphael Paintings & Trastevere Guided Tour in Rome

Skip-the-line Villa Farnesina Raphael Paintings & Trastevere Guided Tour in Rome
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$57.65
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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This is a private 2.5 hour tour in the company of a very knowledgeable local guide.  With reserved skip-the-line entry, (entrance fees included), what better way to explore Villa Farnesina and marvel at the masterpieces by Raphael and his disciples.
Time permitting, after leaving the villa your guide will take you on a tour of the vibrant Trastevere District with its narrow flower-decked streets.  This is one tour that is a must when visiting Rome – you won’t be disappointed!

Your guide will take you back in time to the XVI century to see Villa Farnesina’s wonderful gardens and the marvelous rooms adorned with works by Raphael and other famous masters such as Peruzzi, Del Piombo, Romano and Sodoma.
This is an interactive tour and by the use of the iPad and other multi-media tools the past will be brought to life.  The guide is there to answer all of your questions and can tailor the tour to your specific requirements if requested.  Time permitting the tour may be extended so that you can also visit the surrounding Trastevere District. 
The Trastevere District is buzzing with activity and is the site of one of Italy’s premier examples of Renaissance architecture, the Villa Farnesina.   It houses amazing artwork by Raphael and his disciples.  The rooms are decorated by some of the most noted artists of the XV century and on this 2.5 hour tour your guide will make the visit to the Villa Farnesina an experience you won’t forget.  Raphael’s Stories of Cupid and Venus and the Triumph of Galatea, mythological and classic frescoes by Sebastiano, Del Piombo, Giulio, Romano, Sodoma and Peruzzi. Previously, the villa was the residence of Agostina Chigi, the Pope’s banker and subsequently the Farnese family and is an absolute jewel of the Renaissance period. With the assistance of multimedia tools and the iPad your private guide will be able to take you back in time and regale you with anecdotes and many interesting and curious facts that will make this a truly memorable experience.

 

 

This is a private 2.5 hour tour in the company of a very knowledgeable local guide.  With reserved skip-the-line entry, (entrance fees included), what better way to explore Villa Farnesina and marvel at the masterpieces by Raphael and his disciples.
Time permitting, after leaving the villa your guide will take you on a tour of the vibrant Trastevere District with its narrow flower-decked streets.  This is one tour that is a must when visiting Rome – you won’t be disappointed!