In The Footsteps Of Raffaello Private Tour with Hotel Pickup And Dropoff
One of the leading figures of Italian Renaissance, Raffaello, came from a steep sloping hillside village called Urbino, in the Marche region. Son of the painter Giovanni Santi, although becoming an orphan at the tender age of 11, Raphael run his father's workshop and made his apprenticeship with Pietro Perugino in Umbria. Once in Florence, he took his rightful place in the Holy Trinity of high Renaissance masters along with, Leonardo and Michelangelo. Then he moved to Rome, where he worked for Pope Julius II with the commission to decorate his private apartments.
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Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Blue badge certified private tour guide
- Entrance tickets
- Meet & greet your private guide at your hotel or accommodation
- Hotel Pickup And Dropoff
- Entry/Admission - Villa Farnesina
What's excluded :
- Food And Drinks
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Chiesa Sant'Agostino, Piazza di Sant'Agostino 80, Rome Italy
The small Piazza and Church share the same name of Sant'Agostino. The church is listed as being one of the very first churches in Rome that was built during the Renaissance age and is home to a very important early piece of Baroque work, the painting of "Madonna di Loreto" by Caravaggio. The facade of the church was built in 1483 using travertine rock taken from the Colosseum!
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: Via dei Coronari, Rome Italy
This charming alley, flanked by buildings mostly erected in the 15th and the 16th century, belongs entirely to the rione Ponte. Known by locals for its unique antiques stores, it is one of the most picturesque streets of the old city, having maintained the character of an authentic Renaissance street.
Pass By: Via Giulia, Rome Italy
Via Giulia was designed around 1508 and dedicated to Pope Julius II as a very early example of urban renewal. The street runs from the Ponte Sisto to the church of San Giovanni dei Fiorentini, following the tight curve of the Tiber. Its urban layout was placed in the hands of Donato Bramante, who was in charge of the works at the new Basilica of Saint Peter, taking shape on the other side of the river.
Stop At: Ponte Sisto, 00153 Rome Italy
Named after Pope Sixtus IV, this bridge was designed by the architect Baccio Pontelli, who reused the foundations of a prior Roman bridge, the Pons Aurelius, which had been destroyed during the early Middle Ages.The construction of the current bridge occurred between 1473 and 1479. Today's traffic on the bridge is restricted to pedestrians. It offers one of the most romantic viewson the river and on St. Peter's dome at sunset.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Villa Farnesina, Via della Lungara 230, Rome Italy
This villa is one of the clearest example of Renaissance art and architecture in Rome: a place where to be surrounded by Beauty. The rooms of the palace are frescoed by Raphael, his pupils and Renaissance masters. The private estate was property of a banker named Agostino Chigi who, approximately five hundreds years ago, was likely to be considered one of the richest men in the world. The decoration features the famous Loggia of Amore and Psiche, with paintings inspired by the Roman myths, and is renowed for the owners’ private bedrooms, where he apparently spent a long time …
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel/accommodationThe transportation service will be provided from centrally located accommodation (within the Aurelian Walls)
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Dress Code Required: Kness and Shoulders must be covered
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
- Hands must be washed frequently with soap and water or with an alcohol-based gel Do not share food or drinks
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.