Villa Farnesina and the Frescoes by Raphael

Built in the early sixteenth century at the behest of Agostino Chigi, rich banker from Siena, the Villa Farnesina in Rome, the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei properties, it is one of the most noble and harmonious achievements of the Italian Renaissance.

The building, on two floors, has an innovative horseshoe plant, which opens to the garden with two wings between which there is a lodge located in the ground floor and consists of five arches.
The tour inside the Villa starts from the entrance hall and the ticket office on the ground floor.

You can visit the local representation: the Loggia of Galatea, where frescoes by Raphael, Sebastiano del Piombo and Baldassarre Peruzzi, the Loggia of Love and Psyche, where the fresco painted in 1518 by Raphael and the Loggia of Fregio, named after the painted frieze at the summit of the walls by Baldassare Peruzzi.

The Villa Farnesina is located in Via della Lungara 230, open Monday to Saturday from 9 to 14, excluding Sundays and holidays.

Villa Farnesina is walking distance from Hotel San Francesco

Villa Farnesina is walking distance from Hotel San Francesco

From the hotel you can reach it in only 14 minutes walk!

You have to take Via di San Francesco a Ripa and walk straight up to Santa Maria in Trastevere. Once you get there, take the first left for Via della Scala and you will find the Villa Farnesina on your right side. 

English Depliant (click to enlarge)

This article has been edited by our receptionist Aileen