Tivoli Day Trip from Rome with Lunch Including Hadrian’s Villa and Villa d’Este

Rome, Italy

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icon7 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 2 more
Overview

Travel in the footsteps of Roman emperors, cardinals, and popes who would flee the hustle and bustle of Rome for hilltop Tivoli. This guided day trip takes you back in time in Tivoli, exploring the archeological remains of 2nd-century Hadrian's Villa, with its lavish temples, sculptures, and theaters. After the lunch break, stroll around the lush gardens of the Renaissance-era Villa d'Este, marveling at the famed Fountain of Neptune.
  • Guided day trip from Rome to Tivoli
  • Stroll around Hadrian's Villa, filled with statues, pillars, and temples
  • Marvel at the lush gardens of the Villa d'Este and learn about Renaissance-era life here
  • Indulge in a hearty lunch at a local restaurant
  • Ride from Rome to Tivoli in a comfortable air-conditioned bus

Professional guide
Entrance fees
Lunch (set menu)
Air-conditioned bus or minivan
Head sets when needed
Instant confirmation
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Via Marsala, 82, 00185 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
A resort town for Rome's rich and famous for over 2,000 years, Tivoli is today a fascinating refuge for anyone interested in history and culture. This guided day trip from Rome transports you to Tivoli on a comfortable air-conditioned bus and deposits you smack in the center of thousands of years of history. 

Take a guided walking tour of Hadrian's Villa, a lavish palace where the Roman emperor officially moved in AD 128. Marvel at the ruins of temples and theaters, swimming pools and steam rooms. With a guide at your side, learn about what daily life at the villa was like nearly 2,000 years ago. 

After touring the ancient estate, indulge in a delicious Roman lunch at a local restaurant and then get acquainted with the opulent Villa d'Este, an erstwhile Benedictine convent that was turned into a Renaissance palace by Cardinal Ippolito II d'Este, son of Lucrezia Borgia. Wander through the palace's verdant, highly manicured gardens and take delight in the famed Fountain of Neptune. 

After touring the villa, hop back on the bus for the return back to Rome.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Villa Adriana
You’ll meet your guide at a centrally located meeting point in Rome and proceed to Hadrian’s Villa in an air-conditioned coach or minivan for a guided walking tour. The villa belonged to the 2nd-century emperor, Hadrian, and was used as a summer residence. You’ll explore the archaeological ruins of Hadrian’s Villa: its temples, statues, theatres, thermal baths and much more.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Villa d'Este
Next, you’ll proceed by coach to the nearby Villa d'Este where you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch in a typical local restaurant. Afterwards, you’ll take a walk through the romantic Villa d’Este. This former Benedictine convent is one of the most fascinating villas of the late Renaissance period. You’ll see its famous Fountain of Neptune, admire its stunning gardens and marvel at its impressive waterfalls, pools and numerous fountains. At the end of the day you’ll return to the original departure point in Rome.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note that this tour runs with a minimum of 6 partecipants.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.

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