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

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  • 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$65.34
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 16 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Expensive but good value

We decided to take the tour as the logistics of visiting both were too daunting. We were collected from our hotel in a taxi before transferring to a coach. There was a bit of confusion as both guide's thought the other was speaking English. Once...More

Thank 552RobertG552
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
#1 Reviewer

good trip well organised and enough time at both attractions. Local guide specialised in history and archaeology. Hadrians Villa, Villa D' este and town of Tivoli were all good.

1  Thank Lionsmaine
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile
Amazing and beautiful!

We booked this tour primarily because we wanted to see some of the scenery outside of Rome but it ended up being one of our favorites. Hadrian’s Villa was awesome to see and learn the history. We enjoyed envisioning what it was like in its...More

4  Thank twimb1004
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile
Great tour on a public holiday

Booked this tour 2 days before and not realising it was republic day in rome and lots of roads were closed. We made it to the pickup point by taxi and walking. Great tour guide guiseppe or joseph who was very entertainjng and patient. This...More

2  Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 31 May 2018
Excellent day trip from Rome

We went to Tivoli and Villa D'Este a few years ago by public transport, involving metro and bus through Rome suburbs. Took ages. And to visit Villa Adriana it would have involved more bus rides from Tivoli. So to visit both we took an organised...More

Thank Dekard
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