On the traces of Caravaggio: A tour of Light and Darkness

An art expert will guide us in discovering Caravaggio’s life and works. Admire the beautiful paintings in the churches of St. Louis of the French and St. Augustine. Visit to the painter’s house-workshop.

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The Great Works of Caravaggio in Rome with Local Guide Alessandra

Enjoy this fascinating tour into the life and masterpieces of the great Caravaggio as you walk around Rome. Discover his old neighborhood from the 15th century where he grew up and hear how his surroundings inspired him to create such magnificent pieces of art. Also on this 2.5-hour tour you'll see some 'in-situ' pieces of his, which are works of art designed specially for these locations. Meet Alessandra at the first stop, Santa Maria del Popolo church. She'll take you inside to the Cerasi chapel and here you can admire 2 of Caravaggio's artworks: the Crucifixion of St. Peter and the Conversion of St. Paul. Wander through the Tridente neighborhood where the artist once lived, which will lead you to St. Louis of the French church to see the beautiful altarpiece painted by the artist to show the life of St. Matthew. Be in awe of the famous 'Madonna in Loreto' painting in the Sant'Agostino church. This tour can be customized if you wish to see other Caravaggio artworks while in Rome.

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In the Footsteps of Caravaggio Private Tour with Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off

Intended for Baroque art enthusiasts, this 3 hours tour will show you a number of interesting sights by following the footsteps of Caravaggio. You will relish in the dramatic contrast of light and dark, good and evil – both in Caravaggio's art and in his tormented life. Accompanied by your expert, entertaining guide you will discover all the places where the artist lived, worked and most of all, you will visit places where his masterpieces are housed in Rome: the Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo, the Basilica of St Augustine, and the Church of St. Louis of the French.

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Christian Rome: Churches off the beaten track - private tour

Your guide will lead you through Rome's historic center, where the many layers of the city's history sit side-by-side and where literally hundreds of churches are to be found. You will visit five of these and discover the architectural and art styles as they have changed over the centuries. San Luigi dei Francesi, San Pietro in Vincoli, Sant'Ignazio, Santa Maria sopra Minerva and Santa Maria degli Angeli are churches not listed in the usual touristic itineraries, even if are considered some of the gems of Rome.

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2 Hour Private Walking Tour from Piazza Navona: Artistic Rome

The famous Piazza Navona is paved on the site of the Stadium of Domitian, built in the 1st century AD, and follows the form of the open space of the stadium. The ancient Romans went there to watch the agones "games), and hence it was known as "Circus Agonalis" (competition arena). It is believed that over time the name changed to in avone to navone and eventually to navona. During its history, the piazza has hosted theatrical events and other ephemeral activities. From 1652 until 1866, when the festival would take place, it was flooded on every Saturday and Sunday in August in elaborate celebrations of the Pamphilj family. The church San Luigi dei Francesi is the national church in Rome of France. The three world-renowned canvases of Caravaggio are in Contarelli Chapel. You will be stunned by the view of this Baroque masterpiece! At the end of the tour you will taste an excellent ice-cream.

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Rome Walking tour - Squares and fountains - Private

Exploring a city on foot is the best way to to savor its aromas, colors and atmosphere. This tour will disclose to your eyes the most famous squares and monuments, like the Spanish steps, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, together with some hidden gems, equally surprising, such as St Ignazio's church, with its amazing trompe l'oeil painted ceiling and St Louis of the French, where it's possible to admire Caravaggio's paintings. During our walk we will stop to delight the best coffee and gelato place of Rome.

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Tour of the Churches of Rome

The spectacular Baroque churches of Rome make this itinerary really special, a nice and relaxed walking tour with a stop for a typical coffee in an ancient place where the artists and famous writers stopped for a good drink and spoke about the culture and the policy in Rome at that time. A licensed tour guide will explain and show you the beautiful artworks of Bernini, the unique paintings of Caravaggio, and the spectacular paintings in a dome in St. Jesus Church. You will admire the facade of Sant'Agnese in Agone, as your guide talks about Rainaldi and Borromini, the two designers of the beautiful baroque churches.

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Caravaggio, masterpieces and secrets - Private Tour

Stroll around Rome’s historical center and discover the tumultuous life and amazing masterpieces of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, the greatest and most famous painter of the Baroque art in Italy! His beautiful and fascinating paintings are mostly known for the incredible naturalism and for the dramatic use of lighting: thanks to bright shafts of light, noble and violent figures capture attention emerging from shadows. You’ll have the incredible chance to see this “tenebrism” from close in his great canvases, from the intriguing cycle on the theme of Saint Matthew the Evangelist to the raw violence of the Crucifixion of Saint Peter. And Caravaggio’s life was as dramatic as his paintings: his irritable and violent character led him to get involved in street-brawls and caused him trouble with the law, culminating in a death sentence for murder. Our knowledgeable guide will lead you through the alleys that were the scene of fights and brawls to the beautiful churches were Caravaggio’s breathtaking masterpieces continue to fascinate visitors after more than four centuries. This tour can be customized to meet your requests and special needs! Please contact us!

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Essential Rome: 2 Hours Private Guided Tour of Rome's Historic Center

Visit 15 most important squares, columns, palaces, monuments and temples of Rome in a 4 hours guided tour with a licensed native tour guide.

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Raphael and Caravaggio in the Roman Churches - Private Day Tour from Rome

The masterful paintings of 16th-century artist Michelangelo Merisi (1571-1610), better known as Caravaggio, continue to fascinate more than 400 years after his death. The artist's paintings combine with gritty, realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, and make dramatic use of chiaroscuro. Today Rome hosts about 25 Caravaggio masterpieces that can be viewed by the public: several can be seen in the churches, others by some of the most important art collections in palaces and museums. Raffaello Sanzio known as Raphael was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. Together with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, which forms the traditional trinity of great masters of that period. Raphael was enormously productive, running an unusually large workshop and, despite his death at 37, leaving a large body of work. Many of his works are found in the Vatican but also in some churches.

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