Guided Tours

Important Information

In compliance with the provisions taken by the Italian government, the activities and guided tours at the French Academy in Rome – Villa Medici are temporarily suspended.

All the spaces of Villa Medici will remain closed to the public until further notice.

People who have made an online reservation for a visit to the Villa Medici scheduled during the period indicated above can request a refund by writing to [email protected]

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Guided tours of the temporary exhibition I Peccati and the gardens of Villa Medici

Monday to Sunday (closed on Tuesday):

Guided tour of Villa Medici gardens + exhibition « I Peccati » (12€ full rate / 6€ concessions):

English: 2pm
French: 10am, 4pm
Italian: 11am, 3pm

Duration of the visit: 1.30 hour.
This tour begins in the gardens and continues in the exhibition.

Guided tour of exhibition only « I Peccati » (6€ single rate):

English: 3pm
French: 11am, 5pm
Italian: 12 (noon), 4pm, 6pm

Duration of the visit: 30 min.

Self-guided tours are currently not permitted. All the tours are provided by the guides of the French Academy in Rome at the slots indicated above. Before your visit, you must fill in this Covid-19 prevention form. We invite you to carefully read the important information indicated at the bottom of this webpage.

Visits for groups
Requests of guided tours for groups (5 people and more) must be sent by email to
 [email protected]

Online Ticketing

See all the conditions for concessions and free admission.

Tickets can be purchased on site prior to each visit, or online (except for free tickets that cannot be booked online). Pre-booking via the online ticketing is not compulsory but is recommended. Tickets must then be picked up at the Villa Medici’s reception desk a few minutes before the visit.

Guided tours & activities for children and families

Discovery Route
Guided tour of the gardens for families and children from 6 to 10 years old
Date and time: Sunday at 10.30am

Limited number of participants per group
Duration: circa 2h (tour in Italian only)
Admission: 6€ per participant (adult or child).
Book here your ticket for Discovery Route

Educational tour of the gardens for school groups
Date and time: to be determined with the Educational Office of the Villa Medici (contact indicated below)

Duration: 1h30
Admission: 1€ per child
Mandatory advance booking by sending an email to [email protected]
A confirmation of participation will be sent to you by email for the selected date.

For more information: (+39) 06 67 61 311


Private Tours

The French Academy in Rome – Villa Medici also offers the Promenade Médicis, an exclusive private tour followed by a cocktail, which can be organized when Villa Medici is closed to the public.
For groups of more than 150 people, it is also possible to organize a private visit without cocktail at a cost of 35€ per person.

Contact: [email protected]