On a tour, you will touch the architectural masterpieces of the Baroque - graceful pearls in the necklace of Rome. We will walk along the Roman streets and luxurious city squares, talk about the lives of the legendary architects Bernini and Borromini, their fates and creations. You will not only admire the marble statues of the facades and the crystal spray of fountains, but also immerse yourself in the stunning atmosphere of the Eternal City. Individual excursion for 1-5 people Duration 2 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes On foot Rating 5 by 9 reviews € 96 per excursion Price for 1-5 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Walk through the most beautiful corners of Rome I will guide you through the labyrinths of picturesque streets and introduce you to the most striking masterpieces of the Roman Baroque, without which it is impossible to imagine Rome. You will walk through the elegant Piazza del Popolo and see its amazing temples. Walk down the famous Spanish Steps to the boat-shaped Bernini Fountain in the square where the Romans used to dance centuries ago. Plunging into the thick of Roman life, we will stroll past famous boutiques, savor the aroma of a Greek coffee shop and make a wish at the legendary Trevi Fountain. And, of course, consider the works of genius Bernini and Borromini at the luxurious Piazza Navona
Development of the Roman Baroque You will learn about the formation of the Roman Baroque in the 17th century, about its specifics and main representatives. I will help you to notice the main features of baroque architecture: theatricality and the desire to surprise, features of painting, modeling and decorative elements. We will talk about how the main masters of Baroque architecture lived and worked - Bernini and Borromini, who constantly competed with each other. You will see the delicate facades of the Church of St. Agnes, Sant Ivo alla Sapienza and other jewels of the Roman Baroque. You will learn how the masterpiece fountains of Trevi, Triton and the Four Rivers were created, and you will understand what symbolism lies in the sculptures.
In August, we recommend booking your excursion for the evening or early morning to avoid the extreme heat.
The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering the excursion.