Magnificent Borghese Gallery & Harmonious Opera Dinner
Rome has always been known for its history but many may not know that this city is also home to some of the most beautiful galleries and museums. Following this, experience the elegance that is Italian opera. Take in the culture that this ancient city embodies.
Explore some of Rome’s most elegant gardens at the Villa Borghese Museum and Gallery. Examine the masterpieces of Europe’s most aristocratic collections; begun by Cardinal Scipione Borghese. This gallery is no normal gallery, it carries the art of masters such as Caravaggio and Michelangelo in a delicate setting. Take a stroll through the tranquil Villa Borghese Gardens for a look at its lush greenery, stunning statues and small pleasant lake. For a breathtaking view of the city, reach the Pincio terrace in the gardens.
From art to music, continue your evening with a treat. Dine in the Innocenzo X Hall at the Pamphilj Palace for the best of Italian cuisine accompanied by a fine selection of wine. This palace was built in 1644 during the pontificate of Innocenzo X Pamphilj once he became pope. The building also contains an authentic wealth of art with masterpieces from the likes of Guercino. Head up to the Borromini terrace to see Rome’s ‘Great Beauty’: St Peter’s Basilica, Castel Sant’ Angelo, the Pantheon, the dome of S.Ivo alla Sapienza, Trinità dei Monti and Piazza del Campidoglio.
This isn’t just any normal dinner, you will be surrounded by a melodic atmosphere as a musical program commences with arias and duets from the Opera, which will be performed before and during your dinner with an unexpected surprise at the end.
This soiree of a day will have you yearning to spend every day in the charming city of Rome. An enchanting afternoon and exquisite evening awaits you.