Private Caravaggio Tour with an Art Historian

Private Caravaggio Tour with an Art Historian

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      Rome, Italy
      3 Hours
      Moderate
      From (USD)
      $ 420
      • Santa Maria del Popolo: Discover the power in the church's two Caravaggio paintings from 1600-1601. The Crucifixion of St, Peter depicts the old saint  awaiting death; The Conversion of St. Paul features Paul's stunned expression.
      • San Luigi dei Francesi: The three Caravaggio paintings found here are among the most influential paintings ever created in Italy. Some believe it's because of Caravaggio being accused of murder that his works are often overlooked.
      • Church of Sant'Agostino: Enjoy Maddona of the Pilgrims, by Caravaggio, 1604, in the first chapel on the left. His use of chiaroscuro – contrasting light and dark for effect and purpose – is once again breathtaking.
      • Tridente neighborhood: Look beyond the touristy places and designer shops and you'll get a sense of the potentially dangerous times in which Caravaggio lived, and from where he drew the inspiration for realism in his work.
      • Expert guide: Enjoy an informative and enlightening discussion of the artistic concepts that define Caravaggio's place and influence in history with your guide, an experienced art historian.
      • Small group = more personal: Share your experience with only the people you know; enjoy the luxury of deeper interaction with your guide and a more flexible itinerary.

      Meeting point

      Please meet your guide at Bar Canova, located at Piazza del Popolo 17, at the left corner of the piazza when facing via del Corso. To arrive at the meeting point using public transit, the Spagna metro stop (line A), is a 10 minute walk the meeting point.

      Helpful hints

      As in many cities, keep your wallet or purse secured and leave the bling behind. In need of retail therapy after your tour? Your guide can advise you where to go in search of that "must have" souvenir to take home. Be sure to have some local currency and a backpack for all your great buys.

      Getting around

      Plan to walk for approximately 2 miles at a gentle pace. This itinerary can be modified for your private group to accommodate wheelchairs and those with limited mobility. Let us know ahead of time at Hello@GoBe.com.

      Activity type

      Walking Tour, Cultural, Scenic, Family Friendly, Private Tour

      Transportation used

      Public transportation may be used from time to time. Transportation fees are not included. Please have local currency available for tickets.

      Included amenities

      Ph.D. or MA-level Scholar Guide
      Walking Tour

      Tour ID

      PP-EUR-ITA-ROME-EN-2018

      Tour Participation Requirements

      Activity Level

      This experience is rated moderate. Full participation may require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces, steep terrain and/or water activity in a slight current. There may be steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitations should take this into account.

      Age restrictions

      Suitable for all ages.

      Special Medical Restriction

      If you use a folding wheelchair, we'll do our best to accommodate you with at least 7 days advanced notice, providing you have someone along to assist you. Email us at Hello@GoBe.com. Accessibility at all venues cannot be guaranteed.

      Special comments

      Walks are held rain or shine with some variations to accommodate the weather. If you are running late for your meeting with our guide, we ask that you call to alert us so that we can relay the message to the guide.

      Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.

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      Rome, Italy
      Great photo opportunities
      Bring photo ID
      Bring money
      Bring water
      Wear comfortable shoes
      Wear Sunglasses
      Wear Hat
      Wear Jeans

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      Your order is subject to TourTrek's Booking Ticket Agreement, including all TourTrek and GoBe policies incorporated therein.

      To book this tour for a large group, visit ourGROUPS PAGE for special discounted group rates