Discover the Villa


Getting to the Villa

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

Opening hours

Open from Monday to Sunday (closed on Tuesday), guided tours according to the time slots indicated in the "Opening Times" tab of the menu at the top of this page. For more information: (+39) 06 67 61 311


Residents in 2020/2021

The 16 residents for 2020/2021 began their twelve-month stay at the Villa Medici in September 2020.

Cultural Events


You're invited to discover the current exhibition "I Peccati" which brings together a collection of fifty-five works by in bronze, ceramic and resin by Flemish sculptor Johan Creten.

Thursdays at the Villa

Villa Medici opens its doors regularly for specific cultural events, performances, or conferences featuring internationally recognized artists and the Fellow of the Academy.

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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