Join our Italian art tour, where we will follow the footsteps of three famous artists: Bernini, Borromini, and Michelangelo. Starting from Basilica of San Pietro in Vincoli, where you can admire the famous Michelangelo’s Moses, you will discover everything you need to know about the Italian art.
Continuing with the tour, we will head towards the Campidoglio, also known as Monte Capitolino, one of the seven hills on which Rome was founded. Piazza Campidoglio was created at the behest of Pope Paul III Farnese, to impress the Emperor Charles V. Next, we’ll see Piazza Navona, one of the most beautiful squares in Rome. This square is famous for having 3 fountains, the most famous being the one in the middle of the square, the Fountain of the Four Rivers by Bernini. In this square, we will also find the famous Church of Sant’Agnese in Agone. The facade of the church was designed by Borromini and is located exactly in front of Bernini’s fountain.
Last but not least, we will stop in Piazza di Spagna, a square well known for having perhaps the most famous staircase in the world, but today we will focus on the fountain in the middle of the square. The Barcaccia, a fountain designed by Bernini’s father and helped by his son Gian Lorenzo Bernini, was built in 1610. According to some legends, the shape of the fountain may have been inspired by the presence of a boat on the square, carried by the flood of the Tiber. Discover with our professional licensed guide the real history and art of Rome and find out all the stories hidden behind each place.
Barcaccia, Piazza di Spagna
30 Minutes before start time
Saint Peter in Chains
Church of Sant’Agnese in Agone
Barcaccia Piazza di Spagna
English, Italian, Spanish
Not wheelchair accessible
Not stroller accessible
No service animals allowed
No infant seats available
Near public transportation
On this tour, some of the venues or parts of the venue may be subject to last-minute, unpredictable closures. When this occurs, we are happy to offer customers an extended tour in keeping with the advertised total length of the tour.
The attractions won’t necessarily come in this order, but all the routes are guaranteed.
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