Eyes of Rome

Tivoli: Villa D'Este & Villa Adriana Tour

Ancient Estates and Natural Landscapes


  • Archeology
  • History
  • Nature

What makes this tour Special

Take a day trip just outside Rome and enjoy the stunning location of great two Villas from different eras

Step from the Ancient Roman world to the gracious Renaissance in just one tour

Take a relaxed trip with your driver and guide and enjoy a lovely lunch in Tivoli before heading back to Rome

What to Expect


Enjoy your tour with your own private tour expert at your party's disposal only


6 hours




Meet&Greet at your hotel/accomodation. Private Driver included throughout the tour




This tour is suitable for kids of all ages


Entrance tickets are included! Enjoy your tour!

What's Included
  • Blue Badge Qualified Guide
  • Meet & Greet your Guide at your Hotel/Accommodation
  • Admission tickets to the sites
  • Private Tour
  • Round Trip with Private Driver
Not Included/ Optional Extras
  • Meals
  • Gratuities

Sites you’ll visit

  • Tivoli
  • Villa d'Este
  • Villa Adriana
  • Tivoli is home to a number of UNESCO sites as Villa D'este and the Ancient Roman area of Villa Adriana. The town is situated on a mountain just outside of Rome and even boasts Thermal water spas!
  • Located just out of Rome, this 16th century villa that is now an UNESCO world heritage site is a beautiful part of Italian history. Perfectly positioned on the mountain top, it others vast views of its world famous Italian Renaissance garden and fountains. The Villa itself is full of breathtaking frescos throughout its corridors and even has the remains of the 2nd century republican villa visible below.
  • Hadrian’s Villa is a great architectonical (now archeological) area in Tivoli, commissioned and partly designed by the Roman Emperor Hadrian almost two thousand years ago. Walking through the imposing ruins of his private Baths, or admiring the Serapeo you will be able to deeply connect with Emperor’s vision: the place where Hadrian choose to rest his body and mind had to be surrounded by Nature and feature dramatic backdrops, such as the amazing Marittime Theatre.

Tour description

The Emperor Hadrian chose Tivoli to build his personal estate outside Rome, Villa Adriana. Be stunned by this exotic palace adorned with impressive statues and decorations inspired by Hadrian’s journeys to Asia Minor and North Africa. Follow your private, entertaining guide and listen to stories about the Emperor, who loved traveling. Marvel at the best preserved parts of the Villa, that comprise pools and an artificial grotto. Admire the so called “Maritime Theater”, a round portico with a vault and pillars that form an artificial pool.

Follow the lead of your expert tour guide and reach your second destination: Villa d’Este, the palace of the Cardinal Ippolito d’Este, governor of Tivoli. Built on the ruins of a Roman temple, the palace is a Renaissance masterpiece adorned with beautiful gardens and fountains. Drawing inspiration from the nearby Villa Adriana, Villa d’Este features impressive technique of hydraulic engineering that had an enormous influence on European landscape design.

Cancellation Policy

Please note that Eyes of Rome® applies the following cancellation policy for the selected product:

  • Eyes of Rome operates on a Full Refund Policy of the amount paid during the booking for cancellations made with 30-days minimum notice
  • For cancellations/amendments requested from 30 to 3 days from the tour starting time, Eyes of Rome reserves the right to charge or hold from the downpayment % of your booking
  • For no shows on the day of the tour or cancellations/amendments requested less than 72 hours from the tour starting time, Eyes of Rome reserves the right to hold the amount paid during check out and charge any remaining balance for incomplete payments

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