Villa Albani: guided tours with special permit: an exceptional opportunity to visit Villa Albani, usually closed to the public. The villa witnesses one of the highest expressions of the particular antique taste dating back to the mid-eighteenth century, in the passage between the rococo and the neoclassicism, where Rome had become the privileged destination of the Grand Tour.
A wonderful urban villa with artistic and natural masterpieces:
- the magnificent Italian Garden with fountains and smaller buildings, including a dirty temple and fake ruins realized by assembling real archaeological fragments
- the masterpieces of ancient art: in the villa Cardinal Alessandro Albani gathered his collection of antiquity, creating emotional paths by placing antiques according to a precise design of furniture, a choice also dictated by the destination of the villa as a place of pleasure for a small circle Of visitors. A process that would favor the development of archeology from the point of view of the history of art.
- the outstanding Art Gallery that hosts great works including: Perugino, Gherardo delle Notti, Luca Signorelli, Van Dyck, Tintoretto, Ribera, Guercino, Giulio Romano, Annibale Carracci, Marco d'Oggiono, Borgognone, Luca Giordano, David , Vanvitelli, Pietro Bracci, Ercole de 'Roberti.
Price per person 35.00 euros (entrance ticket and guide service) CAUTION: LIMITED POSTS, MAXIMUM 15 PARTICIPANTS
Appointment at 9.30 am in Salaria 92 The guided tour lasts 2/3 hours and includes both the Garden and the Mansion
N. B. Booking mandatory