Caravaggio's Rome guided tour
Walking tours

Caravaggio's Rome guided tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: From Monday to Saturday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Do this because
  • Follow the path of Caravaggio and discover Rome through his eyes
  • Admire some of the artist's masterpieces, held in three of the city's churches
  • Learn more about the artist, his art and his time thanks to your expert guide
What to expect

Follow the path of Caravaggio and discover Rome through his eyes!

Led by an expert art historian, you will visit three Roman churches hosting his greatest masterpieces of the famous artist. Enter San Luigi dei Francesi to closely admire The Inspiration of St. Matthew. Move on to Sant'Agostino where the Pilgrim's Madonna is kept and lastly reach Santa Maria del Popolo, on whose altar you will glimpse two of Caravaggio's most famous works: the Conversion on the Way to Damascus and the Crucifixion of Saint Peter

During the tour, you will also get the chance to move among the streets and alleys where the artist lives and shared his time with the poorest ones. Thanks to your expert guide's accurate reconstructions, you will understand how dangerous Rome was in those years and how Caravaggio's art interprets the bloody times he lived in!

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What's included
  • Walking tour
  • Expert guide
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
Reduced price
  • Infant (0-4 years old): free
  • Child (5-12 years old): reduced
  • Youth (13-17 years old): reduced
Where

14 Piazza Navona, RM Roma 00186, Lazio, IT

Meeting point:

Piazza Navona

What to remember
  • This experience isn't wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Choose your option between a small-group and a private tour
  • Dress code is required to enter places of worship. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
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When
  • From Monday to Saturday
  • Private tour: at 9.30am and 3.30pm
  • Small-group tour: at 10.00am
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Provider
Joy of Rome Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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