Discover the Villa


Getting to the Villa

Situated on Monte Pincio, a stone's throw from the Piazza di Spagna, the Villa Medici is readily accessible from the center of Rome.

Opening hours

When to visit the Villa Medici. Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (last admission 6:30 p.m.)


Residents in 2017/2018

The 15 residents for 2017/2018 began their twelve-month stay at the Villa Medici in September 2017.

Cultural Events


In addition to its heritage exhibitions, the Academy is opening its doors to contemporary art with the UNE series, featuring the great women artists of our time.

History and Heritage

History of the Academy

Founded by Colbert in 1666, the French Academy in Rome has played a decisive role ever since on the Roman and European cultural scenes.

Sponsorship & private events

Sponsorship & private events

The Villa Medici offers a number of prestigious event spaces: for soirées, symposia, seminars, fashion parades, dinners, screenings, concerts and professional gatherings.

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