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The Banker, the Pope and the Artist

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    Chris the Guide

  • Locations

    Rome, Lazio, Italy

  • Activities

    Art Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    €150 EUR per person
  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Avg Distance

    1 km

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Daily except Mondays

  • Starting Location

    Via della lungara, 230

  • Price Includes

    Guide service

  • Notes

    Not Included: entrance fees


  • Visit Villa Farnesina, decorated by one of the masters, Raphael.
  • Explore the twenty rooms of the Borghese gallery, filled with fantastic works of art.
  • Walk the narrow cobbled streets rimmed with ancient houses in Trastevere.
  • Discover Corsini Palace, with its grandiose masterpieces and sophisticated small paintings and sculptures.


Trip Info

An art tour of the Villa Farnesina and the Borghese Gallery. People say that the best Roman holiday is always the one to come. Maybe that’s because every time you visit the Eternal city you discover a new and incredible masterpiece you didn’t expect. If you ever had this feeling, this is your tour.

Get in touch with one of the purest examples of Renaissance art: the Villa Farnesina, built for the banker, the Popes Agostino Chigi and decorated by the most exquisite artist of the time: Raphael. On the other side of the street another unexpected jewel: the Corsini Palace, an elegant XVIII century palace, built for the family of Pope Clement the XII. The first floor of the palace hosts the collection of art gathered by Cardinal Neri Corsini and other members of the family. Grandiose masterpieces and sophisticated small paintings and sculptures are adorning the galleries and the rooms, making this collection a unique example of a noble family mansion.

Your adventure awaits!

Chris the Guide

There are illegal guides, bad guides, good guides, funny guides and... there is Chris the Guide. Our Private tours of Rome are designed to lead you to the heart of Rome and arrive at its soul. If you are looking for something authentic to make your visit to Rome an eternal experience, choose us!

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