A Princely Way of Life:  Villa Chigi and Palazzo Corsini

A Princely Way of Life: Villa Chigi and Palazzo Corsini

IN SHORT: Visit two historical villas: Palazzo Corsini and Villa Chigi, also known as the “Farnesina”, and learn the story of a banker surrounded by artists and courtesans, and one of Popes, cardinals and capricious queens. IN MORE DETAIL:  The banker Agostino Chigi...
A Princely Way of Life: The Colonna and Pamphilj Galleries

A Princely Way of Life: The Colonna and Pamphilj Galleries

IN SHORT:  We visit the homes of two princely families, among the most important in Rome, and visit their conference rooms and art collections, in the historic palaces where they continue to live! IN MORE DETAIL:  Among all the historic galleries in Rome, these have...
The wonders of Baroque and beyond

The wonders of Baroque and beyond

IN SHORT: an itinerary where Baroque is the protagonist, with spectacular architecture that brings to earth celestial visions. IN MORE DETAIL: We start with Our Lady of Victory, entirely decorated with gilded stucco and colored marble. The constant coming and going of...
A princely way of life: the Borghese Gallery and Garden

A princely way of life: the Borghese Gallery and Garden

IN SHORT: A villa full of delights, not an incredibly large collection, but one with invaluable works of art.  Painting and sculptures from the Renaissance and Baroque periods.  All inside a 17th century villa, surrounded by acres of public park. IN MORE DETAIL: An...