Caravaggio Tour Rome: in the footsteps of Caravaggio

Baroque Art enthusiasts will love the Caravaggio Tour in Rome, which will lead travelers to a unique stroll through Rome’s interesting sights by following the footsteps of the most controversial painter of the 17th century.
The Caravaggio Tour will cover all the places where Caravaggio’s masterpieces are kept, which you will discover strolling through Rome’s cobblestone, charming streets.

Caravaggio's paintings in Santa Maria del popolo seen during Caravaggio Tour Rome

Highlights of this tour

  • Church of Santa Maria del Popolo
  • Church of San Luigi dei Francesi
  • Church of St. Augustine

Availabilities

  • Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Starting Time: 9:30 am – 2 pm

Duration

  • 3 Hours

Church of Santa Maria del Popolo

Start your Caravaggio Tour in Rome by meeting your private, English-speaking tour guide in the lobby of your hotel or apartment downtown Rome.

Reach your first destination along the Caravaggio Tour itinerary, the Church of Santa Maria del Popolo. Admire two of the most significant paintings by Caravaggio: The Conversion of St. Paul on the Way to Damascus and the Crucifixion of St. Peter.

Church of San Luigi dei Francesi

Next, head to the very heart of Rome’s city center and visit the Church of San Luigi dei Francesi, located between the fascinating Piazza Navona and the Pantheon.
Admire paintings representing stories from the life of St. Matthew, housed inside the famous Contarelli Chapel.

Church of St. Agustine

End your experience in the Church of St. Augustine, one of the most important from the Italian Renaissance, which houses the beautiful Madonna of Loreto.

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General Information About This Tour

GENERAL INFO AND RECOMMENDATIONS

The Caravaggio Tour Rome lasts 3 hours and covers:

  • The Conversion of St. Paul on the Way to Damascus and the Crucifixion of St. Peter in Santa Naria del Popolo;
  • Church of San Luigi dei Francesi with the famous Contarelli Chapel;
  • Church of St. Augustine with the Madonna di Loreto;

Please, note that dress code is required inside Rome’s major Churches. Make sure that shoulders, abdomen, or knees are covered. Jeans, and capris are allowed.
I also Recommend comfortable footwear.

TICKETS

No tickets are needed for the Caravaggio Tour

MEETING POINT
  • Meeting point for the Caravaggio Tour is set at your hotel downtown Rome is available on request.
COMBINE YOUR TOUR WITH

The Vatican Museum Tour can be customized with multiple itinerary extensions, such as:

  • Morning Food Tour;
  • Rome city Tour.

Testimonials

We had 2 days of walking tours with Nicole. She was the best! She is so knowledgable and provided so much information for us. We have been to Rome several times and always chose a private walking tour. Nicole was one of the best tour guides we ever had. Thanks Nicole for making our trip the most memorable!


Donna Mchale (Chicago, Illinois)
September 13th, 2015

We just arrived home from our 12-day Italian vacation. Hands down, the highlight of our trip was the time we spent with Nicole. She was a fabulous tour guide! Truly, the best one (group or private) we had during our stay. On our first full day in Rome, she met us at our apartment and took us on a 3-hour tour of the Colosseum and Ancient Forum. On our last full day of vacation, we met Nicole again for a tour of the Vatican. Each and every time she took wonderful care of us!


Kwb327 (Washington D.C)
August 1st, 2015

Simply the best way to experience the Vatican in my opinion. Nicole provided a brilliant and fascinating private tour of the Vatican. She had a hard job as our children (9 & 11) were tired, it was hot and busy but she made it so interesting and really engaged with the children understanding completely how much they could take in. They keep talking about the interesting facts they discovered. We knew it would be hard to make such an historic and detailed site interesting but she managed it and the children and we really enjoyed it.


Simon M (Hampton, UK)
August 24th, 2016

Nicole was such a fantastic guide! She is also an archaeologist by trade and as a result has a depth of knowledge which she shares in an easy to embrace manner. She also has access to places others do not. She is young, smart and bubbly. It is obvious she loves what she does and wants to share her perspective. Our two sons in their 20's were fully engaged and entertained by her. We all learned so much even though we weren't looking to.


Bundle11 (New York, USA)
June 7th, 2015

My husband, daughter and I spent a great morning at the Vatican with Nicole. She is a delightful young woman...and also a trained archaeologist with incredible knowledge of Vatican artifacts and artwork. Her enthusiasm for both is contagious! Nicole helped us bypass all of that and we were in in no time! Throughout our tour, she also helped us negotiate our way around large tour groups that clog passageways.


Linda B (Worcester, Massachusetts)
April 30th, 2015

We took a tour of Basilica San Clemente and the Priscilla Catacombs with Nicole and enjoyed it immensely. Not only was she very informative, pointing out all kinds of details we would have otherwise missed, but also very friendly. She spoke clearly and was always open to us interrupting and asking our own questions. When it came to the Priscilla Catacombs, Nicole knew all the staff personally and was able to show us the most important sights and tell stories to bring them to life.


William2424 (London, UK)
March 3, 2015

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