Villa Farnesina in Rome
Regarded as one of the finest and most harmonious examples of the early Italian Renaissance, Villa Farnesina is a real masterpiece of art and architecture, a noble palace located in Trastevere Rione, Rome, built in the 16th century for the Sienese Banker Agostino Chigi, one of the most powerful men in Italy.
Learn about opening hours, tickets and historical facts of this stunning palace!
|Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday from 9.00am - 2.00pm|
|Best Time To Visit: 10.00am or 12.00pm|
|Accessibility: Partially Accessible|
How to Visit
1PLAN YOUR VISIT IN ADVANCE
– Add this site to your travel list and plan your visit;
– Visitors who present their admission ticket to the Vatican Museums (within 7 days from the date of visit to the Vatican Museum) will be entitled to a reduced entrance fee to the Villa Farnesina!
2CHECK IN ADVANCE THE BEST TIME VISIT
– Springtime and Summertime: 10.00am or 12.00pm;
– Fall and Wintertime: from 11.00am or 12.00pm;
3WEAR COMFORTABLE FOOTWEAR
– Summertime: sneakers, sun cream and a hat;
– Wintertime: sneakers, umbrella and raincoat
Closed on Sunday
1 January, 1 May and 25 December and on Holidays
- from Monday to Saturday
from 09.00 am – 12.00 pm
Tickets for Villa Farnesina can be bought directly on-site. There’s no need to pre-book them!
- Adults: 6.00€;
- Reduced tickets: 5€ (from 14 up to 18 years old / and 65+)
- Reduced tickets: 3€ (from 10 up to 14)
- Free up to 10 years old
- Audioguide: 3€ (available in English, Italian and French)
Wheelchair Accessibility Service:
Villa Farnesina is only partially accessible to people with disabilities. Wheelchairs can reach the ground floor where the Lodge of Raphael. The first floor can’t be accessed though.
+39 06 68 02 72 68
Monday to Saturday: 9.00am to 2.00pm
How to Reach
1FROM THE CITY CENTER TO VILLA FARNESINA
Bus Lines (Stop LGT Farnesina):
Via della Lungara, 230, 00165 Rome, Italy
Get directions from Google Maps
Villa Farnesina Facts
Villa Farnesina went through some troubled history and many changes of ownership. Today it bears the name of the Farnese family. Indeed, in 1579 Cardinal Alessandro Farnese the Younger bought the villa. However, until the death of Agostino, the villa was actually known as Villa Chigi. But let’s start from the beginning! Read More…
Villa Farnesina FAQ
Are you wondering something about this landmark in Rome? Go to our Q&A section and post your question. It will be answered by an official Rome tour guide!