Guided Caravaggio Art Tour with Pantheon Visit

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from €55.00 EUR
Duration: 3 Hours
 Seller: Viator

Discover the world of Caravaggio, one of the most renowned Baroque painters in history, and experience his art in its original settings on this extensive art walking tour of Rome. Our expert local guide will lead you through the streets of Rome to the key locations where Caravaggio’s masterpieces are showcased, culminating in a visit to the awe-inspiring Pantheon. Along the way, you’ll learn about the artist’s tumultuous life and gain insights into the cultural context that influenced his work.

Visit the Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo

The tour begins at the Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo, an architectural gem boasting exquisite Renaissance and Baroque art. Here, you’ll find two of Caravaggio’s most famous works housed in the Cerasi Chapel: Crucifixion of St Peter and Conversion on the Way to Damascus. As you marvel at the artist’s use of chiaroscuro and dramatic realism, our guide will provide expert commentary on Caravaggio’s techniques and the significance of these paintings.

Caravaggio Art Tour with Pantheon Visit

Caravaggio Art Tour with Pantheon Visit

Stroll through Rome’s Elegant Streets

Next, we’ll meander through Rome’s charming streets, including Via Condotti and Via Margutta, known for their high-end boutiques and galleries. We’ll pause for a photo opportunity at the iconic Spanish Steps before continuing to the Basilica of Sant’Agostino.

Admire Art at the Basilica of Sant’Agostino

At the lesser-known but equally stunning Basilica of Sant’Agostino, you’ll have the opportunity to view Caravaggio’s Madonna del Loreto, displayed in the Cavaletti Chapel. As you admire the painting, our guide will discuss the public’s reaction to the depiction of the barefoot Virgin Mary and the artistic choices that make this work unique. Additionally, you’ll have the chance to appreciate the works of Raphael, another influential artist of the time.

Explore the Magnificent Pantheon

Our tour culminates with a visit to the awe-inspiring Pantheon, a marvel of ancient Roman architecture. As you step inside this magnificent structure, you’ll discover the tombs of Italy’s first two kings and gain a deeper understanding of Rome’s rich artistic and architectural history.

Prepare for Your Visit

To fully enjoy this immersive experience, we recommend wearing comfortable shoes and clothing, as there will be a fair amount of walking involved. Keep in mind that you’ll need to cover your shoulders when entering the churches.

Embark on this fascinating journey through the world of Caravaggio and experience Rome’s rich artistic heritage like never before. Book your spot now and secure a memorable and enlightening experience.

What's Included
  • 3 Hours Rome strolling tour with a professional tour guide (in English),
  • Discover well-known Caravaggio paints, such as the Crucifixion of St Peter,
  • Discover leading Rome tourist attractions as you stroll, consisting of Piazza del Popolo, the Spanish Steps and also Via Margutta,
  • Delight in great wines and also local specials (consisted of) at a local wine pub.
What's not Included
  • Resort pick-up and drop-off.
Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day before tour starts.

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