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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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9:30am Departure
Tivoli Day Trip from Rome: Villa d'Este and Hadrian's Villa, with English-speaking guide
US$65.76
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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Reviewed 2 days ago
Villa D'Este

Our front desk hotel recommended this trip, they make the reservation and quote us 78 Euros per person. We were pick up at the hotel and told to pay at the office. It was a very small front desk with lines of people. after few...More

1  Thank tulips400
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Splenders of Rome

This tour provides an interesting insight to life in the second century Rome. The tour includes a quick bus trip to Hadrian’s Villa - not sure that it should be called a Villa when the site covers 300 hectares. Our guide Jo did an outstanding...More

Thank Riverdog1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great day tour

We booked this tour for our last day in Rome. We were not disappointed. The tour left on time. Our guide Stephanie was very knowledgeable. She provided lots of information, while not drowning us in it. The morning was at Hadrian’s estate ruins. While there...More

1  Thank YKexplorers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Wonderful!!

The perfect experience - beauty, views, informational, organized and a fantastic tour guide! I would definitely recommend. Also one of the least crowded places I’ve been to in my Italy travels. Always a plus!

Thank Courtney R
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing Day

This tour was amazing... The guide was on time and provided a ton of information (without it being too much). We had a nice leisurely lunch in between the two sites. Both were incredible, but Villa d'Este was my favorite... The wisteria was in full...More

Thank globetrotting-elissa
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BerryAdventures
15 September 2018|
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Response from Lucy B | Reviewed this property |
I booked 4 tours in Rome wiyh Viator including the one you are interested in, company were very good and guides very well informed, we booked before we went and all tours went on time eith no problems
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MILTON S
12 September 2018|
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Response from Luc C | Reviewed this property |
We went last week. You leave Rome at 09:00-09:30 and get back around 16:30. The tour is practically all day. You get some information on the bus on the way there. You’ll spend 1.5-2 hours at Hadrian’s villa. Break for lunch... More
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Patricia E
8 September 2018|
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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
Wait at the address and the guide comes up to you on the day we went there were two diff tours leaving from there but it was very well organised . Villa deste was just beautiful
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