Visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este on this 5-hour tour from Rome. You will enjoy these ancient villas of Tivoli (entrance fees included) with the benefit of a knowledgeable guide.
Your day will start with convenient pickup service from your accommodations
within the Aurelian Walls (designated meeting place for those staying outside
the Aurelian Walls). Your assigned pickup time will be prior to 9am and
relayed to you by the local tour operator the day prior to your tour. Relax in
the comfort of a 9-passenger minivan with driver, as you and your group head
towards the ancient villas of Tivoli.
Once in Tivoli, you will visit both UNESCO World Heritage Sites with a professional guide. Admire the exquisite Hadrian's Villa, built by Emperor Hadrian during the 2nd century and home to emperors for more than 50 years. See the stunning Greek Architecture and picturesque landscape. Stroll through the gardens, 120-hectares inspired by the wonders of Rome, Egypt, and Athens.
Then, you will go to Villa d'Este, built during the 16th century by Cardinal Ippolito II d'Este. Explore the beauty of Italian Renaissance architecture with its gardens, fountains, and waterfalls. Step back into history as your guide provides you insight about the notable Roman families that built this villa and called it home. Return to your accommodations in Rome by mid- afternoon.