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Tivoli Villa D'Este Villa Adriana

 Private Day Tour

Day Tour  from Rome or Shore Excursions fromCivitavecchia Port

 Tivoli Villa D'Este and Hadrian's Villa Day Tour

Duration:

FULL DAY  8 Hours

Pick Up:

Rome Hotel or Civitavecchia Port

Starting Time:

8:30 Am from Civitavecchia
9:00 Am from Rome Hotel

Itinerary

  • Tivoli

  •  Hadrian’s Villa

  • Villa d’Este

Meeting Point:

Your driver will meet you at your Hotel or Civitavecchia Port (Right your cruise ship)

Inclusions:

Tour Price includes

Private deluxe vehicle with professional English- speaking driver, Italy tax vat, fuel, insurance, fees.

Exclusion:

Tour price is does not included

Licensed Tour Guides / Walking Tours ( * you will Self Tour without a guide)

entrance fees to museum or monuments, lunch, gratuites.

Ticket 

* Price of admission ticket at Villa d’Este is currently 11 Euros per person

* Price of admission ticket at Hadrian Villa is currently 8 Euros per person

 Tickets can be purchased upon visiting the site.

Payment

will be made in Euro funds at the end of your journey directly to your driver, or you may prepay in advance via PayPal or credit card nwith 5% service charge

Policy Cancellation

Please, note that there will be no charge if you cancel your reservation by e-mail within at least 24 hours before date of requested service. If is not done in these terms, our company reserves the right to debit the “no show fee” on your credit card.

Description

Our driver will be waiting for you at your hotel or Civitavecchia Port to begin this private tour and take you to Tivoli, to visit Hadrian's Villa and Villa D’Este. At the end of the tour you will be taken back to your hotel or Civitavecchia Port.

This special Roman Villas Tour is the unique oportunity to visit two wonderful villas Villa D'Este and Villa Adriana.

As UNESCO World Heritage Sites In the neighborhood of Rome is possible to visit a village in the roman campaign: Tivoli famous for her note Roman villas Villa d'Este and Villa Adriana.

Villa d'Este of Renaissance period gives us a fantastic scenario water games, waterlilies,gardes and caves.

Hadrian's Villa

Wanted by Adrian the emperor,It was build in the 2th century , in a big area of 120 ha rich of water source,in 1999 declared by UNESCO World Heritage Site,one of the most places visited by tourists. This big complex is situated near Rome in Monti Tiburtini,reachable by both via tiburtina valeria and via prenestina or sealing Aniene river.

On this extended area 4 romans acquedotti brought water to all Roma (Anio vetus,anio novus,aqua marcia and aqua claudia.)

The favourite's one by emperor was the acque abule (Bagni di Tivoli) of sulphurous water.

The emperor Adriano wanted this villa to satisfy residential needs,he included in the construction elements bring by his travels; This glorious complex includes lakes,baths and temples.

One of first constructions that characterises this villa is the Marittimo theatre,made up by a circular portico

that appears on a canal where at the center there is an islet and a small mobile bridge that permitted the enter to the theatre.

Villa D'Este

 

A masterpiece of the italian renaissance and recognized by UNESCO, the construction wanted by cardinal Ippolito II D'Este,born in ferrara in 1509 son of Alfonso I and Lucrezia Borgia.

The pope Giulio III to thank for his contribution for the election to the papacy appointed him governor of Tivoli;Ippolito changed his convent in a Villa,place of relaxand of pleasant meetings.

 

A masterpiece of the italian renaissance and recognized by UNESCO, the construction wanted by cardinal Ippolito II D'Este,born in ferrara in 1509 son of Alfonso I and Lucrezia Borgia. 

The pope Giulio III to thank for his contribution for the election to the papacy appointed him governor of Tivoli;Ippolito changed his convent in a Villa,place of relaxand of pleasant meetings.

In 1572 the works to set up the villa ended and the villa was inaugurated by pope Gregory XIII in september,the cardinal dead in december of the same year. 

 

The other owners of the villa will be his nephews Luigi and Alessandro,while Cardinal Rinaldo D'Este (1641/1672) instructed Gian Lorenzo Bernini to build the famous Fontana del Bichierone and casta of fountain of Organ.The masterpiece is in Asburgo's hands; only after the 1°world war it will becomes property of the Italian state.

 

Please note this tour provides at a Chauffeur who is not a professional and licensed Guide. Licensed tour guide if you prefer We can organized a tour with a professional licended local guide, please enquire for quote and more information.