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Rome: Day Tour of Villa D'Este & Hadrian's Villa Tivoli

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7 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Visit 2 of the finest Renaissance villas on the outskirts of Rome
  • Stroll the Italianate gardens of Villa d'Este
  • Explore Hadrian's Villa, once considered more important than imperial Rome itself
  • Admire the caryatids and columns of the Canopus and Serapeum
Marvel at the opulence of Hadrian's Villa and the gardens of Villa D'Este in Tivoli on a 7-hour tour from Rome. Stroll the gardens of the Borgias, and see the imperial palaces of Emperor Hadrian to discover 2 of the finest Renaissance residences in Italy.
What to Expect
Depart Rome and transfer to Tivoli to tour 2 of Italy’s most impressive villas on this full-day tour of the Villa D'Este and Hadrian's Villa, with time to explore both magnificent country estates.

As you explore the grounds of the Villa D'Este, your guide will tell you about the history and development of the villa, considered one of the most enchanting sites of the late Italian Renaissance. Once the home of Lucrezia Borgia's son, it is renowned for its spectacular gardens and trees, as well as its waterfalls and fountains, such as the Fontana dell'Ovato and Le Cento Fontane (The Hundred Fountains).

After lunch, drive to Hadrian's Villa, built in the 2nd century by Emperor Hadrian, and once greater than the center of Imperial Rome. The largest and most luxurious residence ever built in Italy, it features an impressive array of imperial palaces, temples, theaters, thermal baths and pools.

Highlights of the grounds include the caryatids and columns of the Canopus and Serapeum, the villa's pool and artificial grotto, named after an Egyptian city and temple dedicated to the god Serapis, and the Maritime Theatre, where a small Roman house was thought to have provided retreat from the demands of court life.
What's Included
  • Visit to Adrian's Villa and Villa D'Este
  • Transportation
  • Guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Free wi-fi at the meeting point
What's Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
Meeting Point

Meet your guide at 8A, Via Marghera, just off Via Marsala, Termini Station. From 1 April 2016, the meeting point is at the Enjoy Rome office - Via Tommaso Grossi 10

What to Remember
• Please note that this tour requires a minimum of 7 participants, and may be rescheduled or cancelled (with a full refund) if there are not enough participants on a particular day. You will be informed in advance if this is the case
• This tour is wheelchair NOT accessible
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