Rome to Tivoli day tour

Step Back in Time and See Ancient Villas in Tivoli

Type: Small group tour
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Availability: Daily, except religious holidays
Special information: We recommend comfortable footwear


Visit two splendid villas from two different ages: Hadrian's Villa (Villa Adriana) and Villa d'Este in the heart of Tivoli

This tour lets you escape the bustling city of Rome and takes you to Tivoli, which is north-east of Rome. Here, you can visit two historic villas of different styles and from different times, giving you an intriguing glance into the culture of the Roman Empire and Renaissance times.

At the foot of the Tiburtini Hills, which features naturals springs that supply the spa town of Bagni di Tivoli, you will stop first to visit the ruins of Hadrian's Villa (Villa Adriana), which dates back to Roman times. This ancient villa echoes the grandeur and beauty that the Roman Empire was known for and was built by Emperor Hadrian to remind him of the monuments and sites he had admired during his travels in the East.

The tour then continues with a visit to Villa d'Este, one of the most beautiful residences of the Renaissance period. The villa's countless fountains, which are set in the heart of magnificent Italian style gardens, create a delightfully graceful symphony of carved stone, shade, sunlight and water that makes for a particularly tranquil end to your day tour from Rome to Tivoli.

Our tour guide will take you around both villas, allowing you to discover every aspect of the residence with a detailed description of the history of these famous locations. It is an excellent choice for those interested in Italian architecture and the history of Rome and Lazio, or those that simply want to enjoy a delightful day trip outside of Rome to better understand Lazio.

If you would like to book this tour or you would like us to arrange any customised tour for you, please call one of our dedicated team on 01223 637331 or Click here to send us an enquiry.