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Villa d'Este

Piazza Trento 5, 00019, Tivoli, Italy
+39 0774 312070
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Tivoli - Hadrian's Villa and Villa D'Este Half-Day Tour from Rome
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Tivoli Day Trip from Rome with Lunch Including Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este
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Small-Group Tour of Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este from Rome
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Started by architect and historian, Pirro Liggori in 1549, for Cardinal Ippolito dEste, this famous villa estate is one of the finest examples of Renaissance residence and garden architecture and design.
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Piazza Trento 5, 00019, Tivoli, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Although is cold in January (13 degrees C), it's been a pleasure to stroll between the countless fountains in the history - rich gardens. The interior frescae of the villa are absolutely delightful

Thank Carpigiani
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You must visit place, the entrance 8euro per person and it gives you an advantage of 2 days visit Very good places for people who likes history and art for inside the palace The garden was fantastic with all these fountains around it is really...More

Thank wesal2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seriously check out this villa if you are in the area. It is so charming and fun to walk around the grounds.

Thank McKensey R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Villa d'Este is a 16th-century villa in Tivoli, near Rome, famous for its terraced hillside Italian Renaissance garden and especially for its fountains. We were lucky to listen de singing fountin (Water Organ fountin)

Thank Cristina S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very picturesque gardens and museum. If you arrive after 4 the normal price of 8 euros is halved. Check closing times as in december the garden shut at 4.45.

Thank 567ak2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hesitated booking at first, as this isn't one of the BIG attractions in Rome, but so glad I booked a tour! The greenery and open space in both Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este are a much needed break from built up Rome. The ruins...More

Thank spud-tato
Reviewed 8 December 2017

A must see place near rome. The villa is wonderful, but the gardens areoutstanding. We wandered around the picturesque roads of Tivoli, feeling that we were in another century.

Thank rv97trip
Reviewed 28 November 2017

My husband and I are glad that we had visited this 16th Century World Heritage Villa, thanks to an old couple who sat besides us at a restaurant to recommend this beautiful The fountains, the gardens, the pond and the plants in this compound was...More

Thank Clanceroy
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This was one of our outings from central Rome. It cost us just 8 euro by train round trip for both of us. Take your time inside all of the rooms are beautiful. The gardens are not to be missed. Walk all around to just...More

1  Thank sugo56
Reviewed 27 November 2017

In the mid to late C 16 two wealthy Cardinals and a nobleman created a cluster of three of the world's great water-animated gardens: Villa Lante, Villa Caprarola and Bomarzo. The first two are still water animated the third, Bomarzo, has lost its water systems...More

Thank DrLIndsay
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30 November 2017|
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Response from curryking | Reviewed this property |
The gardens aren't floral & the main attraction is the fountains. I don't think that it will make any difference going in December. I do hope you enjoy your trip to Rome.
Joanna M
17 October 2017|
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Response from Alex B |
We've spent two and a half hours there and have seen all frescoes and waterfalls with no rush