"Dear Fabrizio, I extend my heart felt, thanks for making my first trip to Italy so memorable. Memories of the trip and of you will always have a special placein my heart. May you always be successful but most of all may you be happy and healthy - Fondly"

Mikki McRee"
Florida - USA

 

 

 

This is a 8-hour car and walking tour through the famous Roman archeological site, the Villa Adriana, home of the Emperor Hadrian. The Renaissance Villa D'Este has perhaps the most beautiful gardens in the world. These two interesting
villas were constructed in two different historical periods.



This is a 8-hour driving tour.
You'll be visiting two remarkable Roman archeological sites, the Villa Adriana and the
Renaissance Villa D'Este. Since they were built during two different historical periods, it will be
interesting to note their similarities and differences. Your English speaking tour-manager will pick
you up at your hotel. Villa Adriana is located in Tivoli, about 19 miles northeast of Rome, at the
foot of the Tiburtini Hills. In ancient times, beginning in the 2nd century BC, this little town was
a favorite summer residence of Roman nobility. Here lies what remains of the imperial residence of
the Emperor Hadrian, the Villa Adriana. He had this huge and luxurious country estate built on an
area of 120 square hectares. Its size made it the largest of all the imperial villa complexes at
that time. Its scale reveals that it was constructed at the height of the Roman Empire's power.
After visiting this amazing archeological complex, we'll stop for lunch* in a typical, local restaurant.
You'll be able to indulge in tasting handmade pastas, mixed appetizers and excellent house wines.
Our next stop will be at the Renaissance complex known as Villa D'Este. It was conceived and
commissioned by the Cardinal of Ferrera, Ippolito D'Este while he was governor of Tivoli.
The entire complex is a highly structured geometric system of paths, ramps and steps. They are
interrupted by alternating fountains, grottoes and arched walks. This was considered to be an
excellent example of the concept of
European gardens.


This tour is for a party of up to 14 people.
It includes private car transfers and a fluent,
English speaking tour-manager.


PLEASE NOTE:
Professional guides for Villa Adriana and Villa
D'Este are available upon request.
The audio-guide system is available at the entrance

.
Meals, professional guide, audio-guide system,
and site tickets are not included in the price.


We suggest that you wear comfortable clothes and shoes. In the warm weather, please remember
to use your sunglasses and sunhats.


Feel free to contact us for answers to questions
and price estimates.

Party up to 3 people up to 7 people up to 14 people
8 h.      
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