As private opening we will visit one of the largest and most important noble palaces of Rome, still owned by the Colonna Prince.
We will be back centuries to enter in the life of key members of the family: the Pope Martin the Vth, who played a key role in the definition of the Papal kingdom after the French exile, and the admired General Marcantonio Colonna, the winner of the Lepanto battle against the Turks in 1571.
We will visit the summer apartments of the Princess Isabella, still used for special events by the Colonna family, frescoed by famous painters form the XVth to the XVIIth century like Pinturicchio and Dughet, we will admire the unique collection of city views of Wan Vittel, the atmosphere of the inner courtyards and ancient furnitures.
The visit will cover the Colonna painting collection with art works by Carracci, Veronese, Guercino, Memling, Pietro da Cortona. We will finally admire the world famous Colonna Mirror Gallery of the XVIIth century which has been a model for the most important royal European Mirror Galleries.