Car pick-up will be at the hotel, followed by a transfer to Tivoli, about 19 miles northeast of Rome at the foot of the Tiburtini Hills. There lies the archeological site of the Villa Adriana, well known in ancient times as the Imperial residence of the Emperor Hadrian. This was during the era when the Roman Empire was at its maximum power. In ancient times, this little town was the favorite summer residence of Roman nobility from the 2nd century BC.
The Emperor Hadrian built his luxurious country estate that contained approximately 30 buildings, and that covered an area of 250 square acres. It was the largest of all the Imperial villa
complexes. We'll have lunch in a typical local restaurant upon your request. On the way back, we'll visit Villa D'Este, conceived and commissioned by the Cardinal of Ferrara,
Ippolito D'Este, when he was elected Governor of Tivoli.
Exploring this villa's fine Baroque Italian garden that contains grottoes, fish pools, statuary and many pathways is delightful.
The entire complex is structured by severe geometric systems of paths, ramps, and steps, with alternating fountains and arched walks. It is considered to be one of the finest examples of European Renaissance garden design.

All the tours can be modified and adapted to every demand!
     
 

Participants information

tour category: Van and English speaking driver

tour availability : everyday

tour duration : 8 hours

pick up time: 9.30am

participants meeting place
: hotel lobby

tour cost: per party up to 7 Euros 380

licensed guide: available upon request

Lunch time: Highly recommended

entrance tickets: Villa Adriana and Villa D'este


 
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