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

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    What to Expect
    Originally built as his country house, Emperor Hadrian (who ruled Rome from 117 to 138) would eventually govern the empire during the last years of his reign from there. More recently however, the Republic of Italy owns this large Roman archaeological complex. The lavish landscape consists of many opulent pools, baths, fountains and classical Greek architecture.

    Have some time to stroll around and enjoy a leisurely lunch before heading over to Villa d’Este, best known for its beautiful terraces. Some other highlights include: the Apartments of the Cardinal , the Gardens and the many elegant fountains – the Oval Fountain, the Hundred Fountains, Fountain of the Dragons, Fountain of the Owl, Organ, and Neptune, to name a few.

    Look no further – this is your perfect little getaway from Rome.
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    Departure Point
    Via Cavour, 224, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    Duration
    7h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • English speaking guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please wear comfortable shoes as there is a bit of walking
    • This tour is not wheelchair accessible. But if you or any member of your party has difficulty with mobility (uses crutches or a wheelchair, etc). please contact us in advance. Private tours are available to meet these needs, upon request.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 32 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    It was so nice to escape the crowds of busy Rome and enjoy the coolness of the hills at Tivoli. Giuseppe our guide took us on a tour of his home town and he had such an extensive knowledge and his lovely personality added to...More

    Thank PWTobin1953
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    This is a super trip - two UNESCO world heritage sites in one day. I’ve been to Rome many many times and have had this on my list for ages but finally visited this September. The tour is so well organised and the guide (Giuseppe)...More

    Thank Deirdre_dines
    Reviewed 3 September 2019

    Our guide Giuseppe was amazing he was so knowledgeable and passionate about the area and history. Hadrian's villa was such a highlight and with Giuseppe's narrative of how things looked he brought it all to life. A stop in Tivoli for lunch and the on...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 145virginia
    Reviewed 2 November 2018

    We booked this as an escape from Rome (which actually wasn't as hectic as we were expecting) but Hadrian's Villa had such a peaceful air and the ponds of water and size of the villa complex was wonderful to experience. We had a nice amount...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank Kerry F
    Reviewed 31 August 2018

    Our excellent guide Giuseppe (a native of Tivoli) was informative, knowledgeable, and highly experienced. His love for the past glories of the Roman people was obvious and infectious. He brought the Hadrian complex to life - descriptions of how things looked, how affairs were conducted,...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank Martin M
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    We arrived back around 4pm and the drop off point Is very close to the train station. Our tour was on a Saturday though and the traffic was much lighter than it would be during the week so I guess it depends on what day of... More
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