Paganini, Caravaggio, Canova: one ticket to explore the best in Genoa

A new way to visit Genoa. You will listen to the spectacular music by Paganini, played during the guided tour of Palazzo Bianco, Palazzo Rosso and Palazzo Tursi. You will see paints, frescoes, sculptures, tapestries by Caravaggio, Veronese, Rubens, Canova, and also the “Cannone”, the famous violin that belonged to Paganini.
The final concert in the prestigious Concert Hall of Palazzo Rosso, with acrobatic Capricci and scintillating violin and guitar music, will end this exciting experience. Don’t miss the highlight of your stay in Genoa.

Duration: about 90 min.

Venue: Musei di Strada Nuova • Via Garibaldi 11

Musei di Strada Nuova


Strada Nuova, a Street museum and a UNESCO human heritage site.

Three historical Palaces, a unique itinerary of art.

Palazzo Bianco

The Palace hosts a great collection of Italian, Genoese and European artists from the 16th to 18th centuries. The famous “Ecce homo” by Caravaggio represents the highlight of the collection. Other masterpieces like the “Maddalena penitente” (a sculpture by Antonio Canova) and paintings by Veronese, Rubens, Van Dyck, Murillo, Zurbaran and many other masters are preserved inside this Palace.

Palazzo Rosso

The Noble residence of the noble Brignole-Sale family, is decorated with gorgeous frescoes and furnishings, and hosts a great collection of paintings by Veronese, Guercino, Strozzi, van Dyck, Strozzi, Dürer, and others.

Palazzo Tursi

seat of the Municipality of Genoa, retains in it's Halls a precious collection of tapestries, majolica and official coins of the old Republic of Genoa. Also the “Cannone”, the violin "Guarneri del Gesù" that belonged to Paganini, is preserved in a hall of the Palace.


Niccolò Paganini:
Moto perpetuo

Marco Mascia, violin
Marco Galvagno, guitar


Box Office at the event location, opening at 2:45 p.m.

Ticket: € 28

Dress code: not required.


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What's included

  • Entrance fee to the Strada Nuova museums: Palazzo Bianco, Palazzo Rosso, Palazzo Tursi 

  • Guided tour in English with an art historian
  • Live Paganini’s music in some Hall of the museums 
  • Final concert in the reserved Concert Hall of Palazzo Rosso
  • Musical presentation


This was truly a lovely experience. Make this a part of your “to see and to do” list while you are in Rome.

Maggi713, USA

A one of kind opportunity to live The Eternal City with all of our senses at once. Thank you!

Denis Argueda, USA

The concerts were intimate experiences of talented musicians and singers, splendid music and the vibrant spaces of the churches where the concerts took place.

Donna Sharrock, USA.

A superb way to spend an hour in this wonderful city

Kath P., UK

Intellectually fulfilling and fun. It may not seem very touristic, but it would take your visit to Rome to another level.

Erkin Ozel, Turkey

The concert would have been enough with just the knowledgeable tour of the church. Add beautiful baroque music to that and I was in heaven.

Laura P.

We felt almost transported back in time. An experience not to be missed.

Grafted T., Cypro

Shouldn't be missed by anyone who likes music, especially early music!.

Deeabra, USA

What a great way to have an experience in a Baroque Palazzo.

Diana W., USA

It was a unique experience! Interesting and moving.

Stephen R.

We were charmed by the genuine enthusiasm of the performers and recommend to other Travellers

Patricia K., Norway

We warmly recommend anybody, visiting Rom, who loves painting art as well as music to participate to this sound and vision tour.

Paes E., The Netherlands

beautiful church, and music!

John W.

Great venue - beautiful singing - they really gave it all they had. Highly recommended. Great start to any evening in Rome.

Kevin W., USA

Well worth the investment of time and money.

Eduardo Zeiger, USA.

A definite highlight of our trip

John D., USA