Caravaggio: Life and Work of A Genius (Private Tour)

Magpie ID: LKXWMC
Reservation System:
API Provider: Rezdy
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Location: Rome
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 3.0 hours
Trip difficulty:
Max Group Size:
Currency: USD
Language: English
TimeZone: America/New_York
Highlights Explore the stunning Contarelli Chapel
Walk through the neighbourhood of Campo Marzio
Discover Caravaggio’s inspirational works
See Piazza de Popolo and Cerasi Chapel
Take centre stage with your guide
Summary
Admire the artist Caravaggio in Rome, relishing his dramatic contrasts of light and dark – both in art and personal life
Description

Go on an outstanding tour of Caravaggio's finest works in Rome, and delve into his troubled but brilliant soul.

* Explore the stunning **Contarelli Chapel**, next to Caravaggio’s residence in the city. 
* Admire some of the artist’s most famous work at the **San Luigi dei Francesi** and **Cerasi Chapel**. 
* See famous Caravaggio’s work that was inspired by **St Peter** and **St Paul.**

Few people’s lives have involved the same blend of mystery, murder and genius as the the master Caravaggio. On this tour you will see his best work, learn about the interesting stories of his life and be transported back to Rome at the time. First, you will see the stories of St. Matthew come to life in the **Contarelli Chapel** in **San Luigi dei Francesi**. You will appreciate Caravaggio’s stunning style and get to compare his work to that of his mentor at the time.

The tour continues at your own pace through **Campo Marzio**, the neighbourhood where Caravaggio killed a man in 1606; your tour guide will tell the full story of this dramatic episode of his life. You will also be taken through the **Piazza de Popolo**, the elegant square that is home to the **Saint Mara del Popolo** – where you will find Caravaggio’s **Vocation of Saint Paul;** and the **Crucifixion of Saint Peter** in the **_C_****erasi Chapel**.

Included A tour of Caravaggio's finest works in Rome as well as a deep insight into his soul
A friendly, professional tour guide for your own private group
Entrance to the Contarelli, San Luigi dei Francesi and Cerasi Chapels
Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places
Excluded Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend local favourites along the way
Hotel pick up, we do recommend a centrally located start point
Know before you book Please bring comfortable walking shoes
Kids under 4 are free
Know before you go Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes prior to the tour start time
Please bring waterproof clothing in case it rains
Additional Information Not wheelchair accessible

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off 48 hours
Minimum 1 guests per booking
Maximum 15 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation

Operating Type:

Fixed Times

Season:

All year: From 01-01-2020 To 12-31-2020
Sunday
Monday 09:30, 14:30
Tuesday 09:30, 14:30
Wednesday 09:30, 14:30
Thursday
Friday 09:30, 14:30
Saturday 09:30, 14:30

Locations

Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 41.906008, 12.482355
Address: Babington's Tea Rooms, Rome, Lazio, IT
Notes: In front of Babington's Tea Rooms at the bottom left of the Spanish Steps.
Start Location Notes Rome, Lazio
Start Location Notes Babington's Tea Rooms, Rome, Lazio, IT
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 41.9027835, 12.4963655
Address: Rome, Lazio
Notes:
Start Location Notes Rome, Lazio
Start Location Notes Babington's Tea Rooms, Rome, Lazio, IT
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Type: Redemption location
Lat & Long: 41.906079, 12.4823757
Address: 23 Piazza di Spagna, Roma, Lazio, 00187
Notes:
Start Location Notes Rome, Lazio
Start Location Notes Babington's Tea Rooms, Rome, Lazio, IT
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 40.7025714, -73.99056
Address: 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Notes:
Start Location Notes Rome, Lazio
Start Location Notes Babington's Tea Rooms, Rome, Lazio, IT
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 40.7025714, -73.99056
Address: 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Notes:
Start Location Notes Rome, Lazio
Start Location Notes Babington's Tea Rooms, Rome, Lazio, IT
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States

Cancellation

Cancellation Policy: standard
Cancellation Cut-off: 24 hours
Cancellation Notes: Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

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