Educational Rome Tour
The following tours are for those who seek a unique experience while staying in Rome. They are especially designed for those who value and see art as a fundamental aspect in their lives.Upon our visit, at the Museum of Villa Giulia, we will not be focusing on the history of Rome but rather on the Etruscans. An ancient civilization made up of artists, merchants and sailors, never united in the great social and political Empire but all considered grand and noble facets of Etruscan life pertaining to art, architecture and Commerce Let us refer to the period between 9th to the 5th century BC, where the Etruscan woman could enjoy freedom and respect. This was a time where the admiration of women can be considered a sign of man's highly evident inclination to his future. The Etruscan National Museum undeniably represents an important step for those who want to better understand the history, the religion and customs of the mysterious and fascinating Etruscan civilization.The collection of works allows us to reveal the true Etruscan splendor and the manner in which it could be derived from contact with Greek civilization in the 8th century BC finishing later into the Latin cultural background. Let’s not forget the beautiful Gallery Borghese, a museum found in the most revered public park in Rome. The gallery is a genuine treasure trove of art treasures, originally created by Cardinal Scipione Borghese, who in the early 1600 's built this villa just to house his collection. We shall not miss the series of sculptures made for the Cardinal by young GianLorenzo Bernini such as Eneas, Il Ratto di Proserpina, Apollo and Dafne, and David. Works of art that seem to invite us to participate in their history. Other masterpieces such as ‘Sacred and Profane Love’ by Titian, the Wonderful Princess Pauline Bonapart who was Napoleon's favorite sister, portrayed as Venus Victrix (or Venus Victorious) by Canova and all of Caravaggio’s grand pieces just awaiting your visit.
Educational Rome Tour
The Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia is a treasure trunk ﬁlled with masterpieces from the Greek world dating back to the Necropolis situated in the suburbs of Rome.
Duration: 3 hours
Ostia is at about a thirty- minute-drive by car. It still preserves its ancient splendor. According to ancient tradition, Ostia was founded by the fourth king of Rome, Ancus Marcius, who was thought to have ruled in the late seventh century, situated ...
Duration: 4 Hours