the archaeological site of Hadrian's Villa and fountains of Villa d'Este
In this chauffeured tour we'll spend a day visiting the Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este in Tivoli
In the 2nd century AD, the Roman Emperor Hadrian built a wonderful Villa and he spent years here, when not travelling around the Empire. We'll see ancient domes, baths, mosaics and the Maritime Theater (his private retreat).
After a nice lunch in a panoramic restaurant in the old town of Tivoli, we'll be ready for the visit of Villa d'Este.
The Villa was built for the Cardinal Ippolito d'Este (Governor of Tivoli from 1550) and is famous for its terraced Gardens. Walking up and down ramps and stairways you admire the gardens and its five hundred jets in fountains, pools and waterfalls.
--> Private driver at your service for the entire day. If not interested in both villas, send me a message.
We can do a morning tour in one site only.
pick up at the hotel
travel to Tivoli
the archaeological park of Hadrian's Villa
Gardens of Villa d'Este
travel to Rome
drop off at the hotel
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Suggested by Guide: At your hotel. Please enter the name and address of your hotel in Rome.
End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel
Duration: 7 hours
- Villas are closed on Mondays.
Timing may change depending on your pace and level of interest (and from the traffic) -
-This tour is totally outdoor.
Tour is provided even in case of light rain since we can use umbrellas and raincoats. In case of a thunderstorm we can choose together to change the itinerary or the date of the tour
Driving (luxury and air-conditioned van (Mercedes Viano- max 6) walking
Estimated Local Cash Needed
16 EURO - Admission tickets for the Villas
(prices are subjected to changes)
I'm not a driver. I provide WALKING tours, with a special focus on Art and Archaeology. If needed, we can take cabs or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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Our day trip to Tivoli to visit Hadrian's Villa and the Villa d'Este was exceptionally informative and fun. Marisa is a truly charming guide with archaeological expertise and perspective that most guides would not have. I've were also pleased to have an individualized tour of places hat hordes of tourists gave yet to discover. All in all, a memorable experience--ruins, views, fountains, gardens, and new knowledge!