Caravaggio Art Walking Tour of Rome with Wine Tasting
- Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
- Free drinks included
- Get inside tips from a local
- Step back in time on a history tour
From Piazza del Popolo, your tour continues through some of Rome's most elegant streets, including the fashionable Via Margutta -- a narrow, picturesque street lined with interesting art galleries and boutique hotels. Your stroll leads to the Spanish steps, a top Rome attraction and must-visit site. After enjoying a photo opportunity at this impressive 138-step staircase, head through Piazza San Lorenzo on your way to the Church of Sant'Agostino.
One of Rome’s true hidden gems, this little-known church is packed with significant art. See works by Raphael before viewing Caravaggio's Madonna del Loreto in the church's Cavaletti Chapel. This controversial painting depicts a beautiful Madonna (Virgin Mary) appearing with two pilgrims, with Christ as a child in her arms.
Spend the last hour of your tour at a local wine bar, where you'll get to relax with your guide and discuss Caravaggio and other Baroque artists whose work you have seen during the tour. Savor two glasses of wine (white and red) and a platter of local cheeses, meats, olives and bread (included) as you sit back, contemplate beautiful art and enjoy the rich cultural atmosphere.
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Caravaggio Art tour starting at 4pm with an English-speaking guide
Rome Art History Tour: Walking in Caravaggio's Footsteps
- Local guide
- Wine tasting (two glasses per person)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Reviewed by: joanne.farrell, October 2014
Ginette was excellent, provided great information and interacted easily with an unusually large group of sixteen. The talk and walk (even through a bit of drizzle), was fun, and the wine venue group were super. We were really glad we'd booked the tour. JF
Reviewed by: roberta v, September 2014
Jeannette was an informative and engaging guide. Pace was good and she added a lot of details that brought Caravaggio to life! The wine bar was great and offered much more than I expected . Not the usual tourist trap that are often the case. In fact i went back for dinner two nights later .