1. Rome: Caravaggio Artwork Walking Tour
Discover more about the life of the famed Michelangelo Merisi of Caravaggio, also known simply as Caravaggio. Learn about an innovator in the history of painting and his eccentric lifestyle. Visit various sites in the center of Rome where you can admire his work and hear stories about his life from an expert guide. Start at the Church of San Luigi dei Francesi which contains three masterpieces by Caravaggio. Inside, discover the Cappella Contarelli which houses paintings of Saint Matthew the Evangelist. Continue with a stop inside the Church of Sant'Agostino to see the "Madonna dei Pellegrini." Finally, visit the Cappella Cerasi in the Church of Santa Maria del Popolo, where you will find the masterpieces "Conversione di San Paolo" and "La Crocifissione di San Pietro." Throughout the tour explore the streets and see buildings that are linked to the life of Caravaggio, including Via della Scrofa, Palazzo Firenze, Via della Lupa, Vicolo del Divino Amore, Via della Pallacorda, and Palazzo Borghese.