The Tour of Caravaggio in Rome

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Caravaggio in Rome
An amazing guided tour to discover 4 top masterpieces of Caravaggio in Rome

This tour with a private guide is a focus on the inimitable artist Michelangelo Merisi, better known as Caravaggio who for part of his life lived in Rome and where he left traces of his wonderful art.

TOUR FEATURES
PRIVATE TOUR: Caravaggio in Rome
Duration: 3 hours

Language: English or any language of your choice
The price includes: private guide service (3 hours), earphones to facilitate listening to the guide's explanation for groups over 13 visitors.
Starting Time: in the morning at 8:30 am or 9:00 am. In the afternoon at 15:00 or 16:00. This tour is not available on Sunday.
Children: under 12 participate for free in the tour.
The earphones will be delivered, where applicable, to participants over 8 years old. We therefore ask you not to include children in the count of participants, but to report the presence of children between 8 and 12 years of age in the note field for counting earphones.
Tips for the visit: wear comfortable shoes, the route includes a transfer walk between the three sites for a total of about 1 km and 300 meters.

CARAVAGGIO TOUR ITINERARY
This beloved painter, Caravaggio, has long worked during his short life in Rome. Some of his most famous paintings are exhibited in the Borghese Gallery, the Vatican Museums, Palazzo Barberini. But other extraordinary works by Caravaggio are also exhibited in 3 churches in the capital.
This tour will lead you to the discovery of these masterpieces accompanied by an official and expert guide of the Caravaggesque material. Not only a visit to complete the knowledge of the art of the great painter, but rather the discovery of those works that are more difficult to reveal since they are not on a museum itinerary. In order to admire them in all their splendor it is in fact necessary to travel through these three Roman stages.

WHAT YOU WILL VISIT
Few are the works of Caravaggio in the world, just over 70. Many are in Rome. In this case, therefore, the exceptional opportunity to discover 6 of the most impressive and significant ones, kept in 3 different places but just over a kilometer away from each other.
The first two paintings are exposed in the Church of Santa Maria del Popolo. These are the Conversion of Saint Paul and the Martyrdom of Saint Peter. The church that homes them is located in Piazza del Popolo.
From here the tour moves on foot (10 minutes walk) to the Church of Sant'Agostino where you can admire the Madonna dei Pellegrini. Finally, just two minutes on foot you will reach San Luigi dei Francesi where you can enjoy the splendid Triptych of the Conversion of San Matteo.
This tour is also an opportunity to get closer to the art of Caravaggio for those who still do not know it thoroughly. The tour in fact includes in addition to the commentary of these wonderful paintings that you will also admire a wide introduction about the artist, his life, his art and his relationship with the greats of his time, of which he perhaps remains the greatest of painters! Caravaggio was in fact a character who already in life made a lot of talk about himself, both as a beloved, contested artist, but at the same time unpredictable and damned.

 

 

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Italy Travels tour guides staff is represented by licensed guides of great experience and high level of professionalism, competence and excellence on their job. All Italy Travels guides are authorized by the provincial administration of Rome and most of them are art historians and teachers in art subjects.
All guided tours organized by Italy Travels always include pre-reserved museum tickets when museum tours are included in the tour itinerary. In this way visitors avoid waisting time waiting in line in front of museums ticket offices.
 

 
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