We will walk on the footsteps of Michelangelo Merisi aka Caravaggio! You'll visit 3 stunning churches: San Luigi dei Francesi, San'Agostino and Santa Maria del Popolo and see 6 original paintings by the master! We will walk in the alleys where he lived, loved, worked and....fought until he killed someone! Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, best know as simply CARAVAGGIO, was not only a painter, but a “star”! His adventurous life, full of sensational events, and his revolutionary style made him an undisputed leading figure of Italian art: you can find out everything about on our Caravaggio Experience He came to Rome in 1597-98 in search of fame and died at the young age of forty in exile, banished by the Pope after committing murder. Caravaggio lived a short, dramatic life and knew the city of Rome in all its aspects, including the violent, sketchy and dangerous ones. You will hear the stories about his friends, his loves, the models he chose among the poorest in the city, his favorite restaurants and much more!
Ciao! My name is Francesca and I have a passion: Rome! I am born here, I studied art history, so I can share with you many interesting information about the incredible life of Caravaggio! I am part of a team of great, funny, entertaining guide and we love tolead this thrilling tour! Why choosing me or my team? Because we are licensed, highly trained Art-Historian, English speaking, super friendly and know EVERYTHING about this unique artist!! We know how to engage different generations of people so come with your kids if you like! We can't wait to reveal the secrets of this adventurous story!
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The works of Caravaggio are in the most important museums in the world such as the Louvre in Paris, the National Gallery in London ecc... For this tour you won’t have to pay for any entrance tickets or visit any museum…you will see the Caravaggio works that are still exhibited in the places for which they were originally painted: three magnificent churches! Churches we'll visit: - San Luigi dei Francesi - Sant'Agostino - Santa Maria del Popolo