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Small-Group Tour of Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este from Rome

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    What to Expect
    After being picked up from your central Rome hotel, meet your guide and small group of up to seven people in time for a 9am departure. Traveling aboard a comfortable minivan, set out on the around 30-minute journey to Tivoli, admiring the scenery as you climb through the hills of Italy’s Lazio region.

    On arrival, the first stop is Hadrian’s Villa, a grand complex built by Emperor Hadrian during the 2nd century. Follow your guide around the 300-acre (120-hectare) ruins, stopping to admire highlights such as the Maritime Theater, the Piazza d'oro, the imperial Palace, and the Canopus, inspired by the wonders of Rome, Egypt, and Athens.

    Next , enjoy a guided tour of Villa d'Este, built by Cardinal Ippolito II d'Este in the 16th century and renowned for its Renaissance architecture and beautiful gardens. Take a peek inside the cardinal’s rooms, admire the views from the Vialone terrace, then stroll around the gardens.

    Back in Rome, your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    All accomodation inside aurelian walls
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional guide
    • Driver
    • Transportation provided by a 9-passenger minivan
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (accommodations within the Aurelian Walls)
    • Entry/Admission - Villa d'Este
    • Entry/Admission - Villa Adriana
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (outside the Aurelian Walls)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes
    • Please note: Fountains at Villa D'Este can occasionally be inactive due to maintenance. In that case we can reschedule your trip changing date/time of the visit.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    My wife and I had a wonderful, scenic 3-hour tour with guide Julia and driver Leonardo. So much fun, too. All four of us enjoyed our time together, while exploring two awesome estates near Tivoli. We would highly recommend it. Julia is outstanding with her...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
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    Reviewed June 20, 2019

    We had a great time with our guide Debora and driver Giovanni! They picked us up on time at our hotel in Rome. They were very friendly and knowledgeable. We got to spend almost couple of hours in Villa Adriana exploring the ruins of the...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    Reviewed January 5, 2018

    I booked this tour for December 30th, my last day in Rome. My husband and I waited in the hotel lobby but the tour company never showed up! I called them repeatedly and they continued to hang up on me. I had the hotel concierge...More

    Date of experience: December 2017
    9  Thank W359NEanam
    Romaetravel, Public Relations Manager at Romaetravel, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

    Dear Ana, we tried to reach you in your B&B ( it wasnt an hotel with concierge) there was not an hall, a reception and even a concierge. Only the cleaners open the door. We wait for you and your husband 1 hour, and nobody...More

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