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Tivoli Day Trip from Rome: Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este

Highlights
  • Guide fills you in on the ancient history of two UNESCO-listed Tivoli sites 
  • Admission tickets to both attractions included 
  • Relax and enjoy the ride while a professional drives 
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Tivoli Day Trip from Rome: Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este
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Tivoli Day Trip from Rome: Villa d'Este and Hadrian's Villa, with English-speaking guide
From US$68,38
Overview

Combine visits to two of Tivoli's UNESCO World Heritage sites—Villa d'Este and Hadrian's Villa—on this full-day guided trip from Rome. Get an inside look at the lives of the Roman elite through your guide's commentary as you walk through lush private gardens and take in archaeological ruins. Best of all, you’ll do all of this while leaving the driving to someone else.

What to Expect

Meet your guide and group in a central Rome location, then find a seat in the climate-controlled bus for the ride to Tivoli. On the way, your guide will fill you in on fascinating details about the UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Stop first at Hadrian's Villa, one of the ancient Roman elite's prestigious vacation spots. Your guide will lead you through the more than 30 buildings, built for Emperor Hadrian's lover and consisting of libraries, temples, and thermal baths, connected by underground tunnels.

Break for free time and lunch (own expense). Then move on to Villa d'Este, where you'll learn about its history. Built for Lucrezia Borgia's son in the 15th century, the villa includes gardens with fountains, waterfalls, and old-growth trees.

After a full day of exploring, relax and enjoy the scenery on the way back to Rome.

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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 11 February 2018
BEST IN SPRING

Best in spring because there are no lines, and less humidity. Oppulent, succulent how the emperors subsided on their watch.

Thank schlair
Reviewed 20 January 2018
Excellent and professional

The guide Giuseppe was wonderful. He has a wide knowledge of the sites we visited, very good and bright English and he new how to make most of the time. Tyhe tour was very interesting and I highly recommend to take this full day tour...More

Thank Arnon R
Reviewed 16 December 2017
Blows your mind !!!!

Not sure what I expected from these two locations but take the time to do this little trip if you can. Hadrians Villa, think Hadrian's wall, same guy, This is the true definition of wealth and power in the ancient world, acres of opulence than...More

8  Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 2 November 2017
Just an excellent tour

Booked on-line directly with Enjoy Rome. Process was easy and confirmation immediate. The check in was at a convenient location and handled very professionally. The bus was new & clean. Giuseppe, our tour guide, made the trip better than you could reasonably expect. Kept up...More

2  Thank 3yrstogo
Reviewed 30 October 2017
Enjoyed the tour

Our tour guide Alfredo Chiari was an excellent guide; engaging, knowledgable, and patient with group members who wandered off. His background is in archeology, so his enthusiasm and expertise was certainly on display at Hadriian's Villa. He made the site/digs/history come alive. We spent less...More

5  Thank Marianne D
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Use a mapping app (google maps works perfectly). The meeting point is at 224 Via Cavour on the sidewalk right in front of the building with that address (building numbers are marked). There just happens to be a bus stop... More
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