Rome: Tivoli Day Trip with Villa d'Este and Villa Adriana

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Explore the Roman and Renaissance summer retreat of Tivoli on this day trip from Rome. Step back in time to the Roman Empire at the gardens of the Villa d'Este and the Villa Adriana ruins.


  • Discover the summer retreats of the Roman and Renaissance nobles
  • Go to the Emperor Hadrian's 'ideal city' at the Villa Adriana
  • See the spectacular water features of the Villa d'Este
  • Stroll past lovely grottoes and nymphs in a splendid example of an Italian Garden


Discover the glorious villas of Tivoli that date back to the times of the Romans and the Renaissance on a half-day trip from Rome. Choose from a tour with or without hotel pickup and ride in an air-conditioned coach.  Transfer in a comfortable and spacious coach from Rome to the little town of Tivoli just a few kilometers from the city center. Discover a splendid natural environment on the scenic drive. Stop at the remarkable architectural complex of the Villa Adriana. Explore this villa that was built in the 2nd century AD by the Emperor Hadrian. Marvel at its different architectural styles, with influences from Egypt, Rome, and Athens. Learn how it was designed as an 'ideal city,' and explore some of its symbols. Head to the Renaissance-style Villa d’Este to uncover its spectacular terraced garden. Enjoy the beauty of its cascades, water tanks, and fountains. Admire a masterpiece of Italian landscape gardening.  Stroll thorugh its numerous nymphs, grottoes and fountains that were inspired by the Gardens of Babylon. Return to your meeting point in Rome by coach at the end of your tour. 


Transportation (Select pickup option) Roundtrip Transportation Rome/Tivoli Departure in coach bus from the meeting point Guide Entrance tickets to Villa Adriana and Villa d'Este Pickup from centrally located hotels in Rome, if option selected Headsets

Important Information

  • Tour with pickup: Be ready 45 minutes before departure in the hotel lobby (60 minutes for non-central hotels). For info regarding service feasibility/coverage verification, ask the reception or contact our booking office. If your hotel is not covered, please reach the meeting point on your own Meeting point: Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri Church (Metro A Line, Repubblica stop or Metro B Line, Termini stop).

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