Enjoy a day away from the hustle of the city and join this 7.5-hour day trip out of Rome to discover the famous Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este. Step back in time and explore the archaeological ruins of Hadrian's Villa, former home to 2nd-century Emperor Hadrian, with it's temples, statues, theaters and much more. After the lunch break, learn intriguing Renaissance history visiting the stunning gardens of Villa d'Este and see the famous Fountain of Neptune. Round-trip transport by air-conditioned coach included.
Tivoli’s two most visited sights are the magnificent and historical Hadrian's Villa and fascinating and romantic Villa d'Este. Both sights are UNESCO's heritage sites.You will meet your guide at centrally located meeting point in Rome and proceed with air-conditioned coach to Hadrian’s Villa for a guided walking tour. This villa belonged to the 2nd-century Emperor Hadrian, and it was used as a summer residence. With the help of your guide you will explore the archaeological ruins of Hadrian’s Villa with it's wide complex of temples, statues, theatres, thermal baths and much more.After visiting Hadrian's Villa, you will proceed by coach near Villa d'Este where you will enjoy a delicious lunch in a characteristic restaurant. From there you will proceed with your guide through romantic Villa d’Este. Today this former Benedictine convent is one of the most fascinating villas of the late Renaissance period. You will admire the famous Fountain of Neptune and walk through the villa’s stunning gardens and marvel it's impressive waterfalls, pools and numerous fountains! At the end of the day you will get on board of the coach and return back to Rome to the original departure point.