Day Trip to Tivoli

Emperor Hadrian’s holiday home, sprawling estates and colossal architecture in tiny Tivoli.

  • Private &
  • 8 hours
  •  From €145.00 EUR per person
  • Walking
  • Public transport
  • Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.

What you’ll do

Perfectly placed at the foothills of Monti Tiburtini, and skirted by the tranquil Aniene River, it’s not very difficult to see why Tivoli was a favourite holiday destination of Ancient Rome’s elite. Hop on a train with your host and get whisked away to this whimsical town, where you’ll begin your day with a thorough exploration of Villa d’Este and its sprawling grounds. Think: Opulence and Renaissance glamour. Settle your frazzled senses with a tasty lunch at a local trattoria where you’ll indulge in a three course meal. Stroll through the charming town to the bus stop, where your adventure continues to Villa Adriana - which was Emperor Hadrian’s personal little country lock-up-and-go (yes, Hadrian’s wall - that one). And it’s not so much ‘little’ as it is absolutely awe-inspiring. Lose yourself amongst the olive groves which are dotted with statues and imagine what the palace once looked like as you step inside its ruins and weave between marble pillars - the site is so colossal that it feels more like a town than a single villa!

Our Picks

  • Take the train with your host (who will organise tickets - winning) from Rome to Tivoli

  • Visit the beautiful Renaissance Villa d’Este, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and explore its impressive gardens

  • Indulge in a delicious, authentic 3 course lunch at a traditional trattoria in the charming town centre

  • Wander through Tivoli's streets and amongst the towering trees of its beautiful park

  • Catch a bus to Villa Adriana, the country estate of Emperor Hadrian which is just 5km away

  • Explore this incredible historic site, the ruins of the villa and its sprawling grounds which is unsurprisingly, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sheesh, tripping over those everywhere in Italy!

  • Enjoy a leisurely bus ride back to Rome with your host, where you’ll chat over everything you’ve seen that day together

Good to know

What’s included
  • Private & personalised experience
  • 8 hours with a host
  • Train and bus tickets to and from Tivoli
  • Traditional 3 course lunch, wine and coffee
What’s not included
  • Food & drinks (other than those included)
  • Transportation (other than that included above)
  • Tickets or entries to attractions
  • Gratuities (optional)
Cancellation Policy

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