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Tivoli Day Trip: Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este with Lunch

4.6 / 5

95 reviews

Tivoli Day Trip: Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este with Lunch

From US$ 143.98 per person

Take a break from the crowds in Rome and head to Tivoli on this full-day excursion. Visit the ruins of Hadrian's Villa with it temples, theaters, and statues. Admire the romantic Villa d'Este and its garden’s waterfalls, pools, and fountains.

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Duration 7.5 hours
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English, German, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este
  • Admire the fountains, waterfalls, and pools in the Villa d'Este gardens
  • Stop for a delicious lunch at a typical local restaurant
Full description
Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este on a full-day trip from Rome. You’ll meet your expert guide in Rome, board a comfortable air-conditioned coach, and proceed to Hadrian’s Villa for a guided walking tour. Hadrian’s Villa was built as a retreat from Rome for the Roman Emperor Hadrian during the 2nd century A.D. Your guide will help you will step back in time as you explore the archaeological ruins of Hadrian’s Villa and the complex of temples, statues, theaters, and thermal baths. From Hadrian’s Villa the coach will take you to a spot near Villa d’Este, where you’ll have a break to enjoy a delicious lunch at a typical local restaurant. After the lunch break, you learn about the intriguing history of the Renaissance when you visit the romantic Villa d’Este, a former Benedictine convent. Walk with your guide through villa’s stunning gardens, marvel at its impressive waterfalls and pools, and see the famous Fountain of Neptune. At the end of the day you’ll take the coach back to Rome to the original departure point.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • All admission fees
  • Headsets when needed
  • Transportation by air-conditioned coach
  • Lunch (set menu)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

Meet at the Rome Your Way tour office at Via Marsala 82.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • The tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 6 participants will be on this tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 95 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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Superb day with Mara. A very pleasant guide for a visit in French. Visit of Hadrian's Villa and Villa Este of very high quality, clear and fun explanations, time flies and Mara's explanations are of great help and allow us to immerse ourselves in the heart of vestiges breathtaking. Private or small group visit, which is a real plus for a visit like this one. Lunch (included in the visit) at noon takes place in a typical and good quality restaurant. Mara manages to share her passion and bring the legend to life. The tour is carefully orchestrated and very well managed. A great day! well done

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September 8, 2021

This is a must do adventure. First, our guide Inger was exceptional. I had studied much prior and Inger provided so many additional insights. She kept the group informed on what we would be experiencing and maintained a good pace for everyone. Her structure of the tour also allowed you to explore on your own and arranged clear meeting points.

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October 24, 2019

EXCELLENT GUIDE, Beautiful country area 40 minutes from Rome.

We had a small group tour of 5 people, which was FABULOUS! Our tour guide, Alfredo, was so knowledgeable and patient. This is a gorgeous area to tour and a welcomed break from the busyness of Rome. We would highly recommend booking with this company, as they keep their groups small. Some other companies will book 50 people on this same tour.

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October 3, 2019

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