Private tour

From Rome: Private Tivoli Villas Day Trip

Activity provider: Through Eternity Tours

From Rome: Private Tivoli Villas Day Trip

Activity provider: Through Eternity Tours

From US$ 1,036.24 per group up to 2

Explore the incredible ruins of Hadrian's Villa and Villa D'Este's sumptuous Renaissance palace and gardens on a day trip from Rome with a private guide.

About this activity

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Duration 7 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
Pickup included
We pick up our clients from any hotel in the city centre. Please give us the name of your hotel in the booking process.
Private group


  • Marvel at the breathtaking gardens of the Villa d'Este
  • Discover the splendor of Emperor Hadrian's private villa
  • Skip the long lines and enjoy privileged access to both villas
  • Explore one of the most spectacular Roman ruins in the world
Full description
Visit the picturesque hilltop town of Tivoli on this day trip from Rome and discover a land of steep cliffs, rich history, and waterfalls. After getting picked up from your hotel in Rome, begin your journey to Tivoli, where you will experience the magic of two of Italy's finest World Heritage Sites. First, head to Hadrian's Villa, where you can admire the luxurious private estate built by Emperor Hadrian during his 21-year reign. Accompanied by an expert guide, explore the complex's palaces, private theatres, artificial pools and lakes in depth. As you walk through the ruins, gain a unique insight into the life, career, and imagination of the emperor, who in the final years of his life ruled the entire Roman Empire from his sumptuous retreat. Afterward, visit another of Tivoli's famous villas, the beautiful Villa d’Este. Enjoy a stroll through the villa's splendid gardens studded with a dizzying array of wonderful fountains. Cardinal d’Este’s dream was to surpass the legendary luxury of Hadrian’s Villa, even going so far as to take archaeological remains from the ruins to enrich the splendour of his own home. At the end of your tour, get dropped off back at your hotel in Rome.
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Headsets (for groups of 6 or more)
  • Private transportation from the port and back
  • Skip-the-line tickets to both villas
  • Expert, English-speaking private guide
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Your driver will meet you as you disembark your ship and bring you to Tivoli where you will meet your guide. If you haven't already, please send us your ship details, including arrival and departure times as soon as possible.
  • Your driver will deliver you into the hands of our guide and then the tour is a walking tour through different areas of the city with steps and uneven walkways. Comfortable walking shoes and a bottle of water are strongly recommended.
  • Please advise during the booking process if there are any travellers with mobility concerns so that we can best accommodate you.

Product ID: 360730