Private Tour with a qualified english speaking driver.
Statues lining the Canopus - Villa Adriana
Huge monument left to the weather
You will be picked up either at the port of call, Civitavecchia or at
your hotel, from where you'll be driven to the ancient town of Tivoli
which is about 30 mins from Rome.
At the foot of the Tiburtini hills, dominate the vast quarries of
travertine marble and are host to the springs, bringing the sulfurous
waters to the spa town of Bagni di Tivoli.
• our first stop
is to visit Villa Adriana (Hadrian's Villa) which
is an exceptional complex of classical buildings created in the
2nd century A.D. by the Roman emperor Hadrian.
The ruins can only hint at the grandeur and beauty of this villa
which the emperor Hadrian had built as a souvenir of the
monuments and sites he had admired during his travels in the
East. It combines the best elements of the architectural
heritage of Egypt, Greece and Rome in the form of an 'ideal
city'. The Villa is a UNESCO World
Heritage Site and important cultural and archaeological
• We then continue to the Villa D'Este, one of the
most beautiful residences of the Renaissance. The Villa's
countless fountains, set in the heart of magnificent Italian
style gardens, create a delightfully graceful symphony of carved
stone, shade, sunlight and water. Return to, or nearby your
about Tivoli »