Villa d'Este with Hadrian's Villa: Guided Day-Tour

1.411 Reviews
from €95.00 EUR
Duration: 7 Hours
 Organized by: Enjoy Rome

Leave Rome behind and take the road for Tivoli, where you will start your whole-day tour to explore the best two villas in Rome – Villa D’Este and Hadrian’s Villa. You will also have some time to explore some other impressive estates.

Head towards Hadrian’s Villa that was once greater compared to the city center of Rome and built by the Emperor Hadrian in 2nd century. The villa is the most luxurious and greatest one built in Italy and it contains mesmerizing temples, theaters, thermal baths, pools and imperial palaces.

Have some break during lunch time and then, with your guide telling you the history and important milestones regarding the Villa D’Este, explore the villa that remains until today from the late Renaissance era. The villa was once owned by Lucrezia Borgia’s son but what makes it that much famous is the amazing trees in its amazing garden as well as mesmerizing fountains and waterfalls like Le Cento Fontane and Fontana dell’Ovato.

Villa D'Este with Hadrian's Villa Guided Day-Tour

Villa D’Este with Hadrian’s Villa Guided Day-Tour

In the garden of the villa, you can see the caryatids of Serapeum and Canopus, the pool, a hand-made cave dedicated to the god Serapis and named after a city in Egypt. You can also explore the Maritime Theatre, a place where a small Roman house can be found and considered as probably a place to run away from the city life.

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime experience and uncover the unrivaled beauty of Villa D’Este and Hadrian’s Villa on this full-day Tivoli tour from Rome. Book your spot today and prepare to be captivated by these remarkable Renaissance gems.

  • Explore the best two villas from Renaissance era in outlying districts of Rome,
  • Gallivant the Italian-style gardens of Villa d’Este,
  • Visit Hadrian’s Villa that received, once upon a time, more attention and importance than the Rome,
  • Be awed by the caryatids of Serapeum and Canopus.
What's Included
  • Bus transfer to and from the villas
  • Admission fees to Villa D’Este and Hadrian’s Villa
  • Expert guide
  • Headsets for guided tour
  • Lunch (if option selected)
What's not Included
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day before tour starts.

Useful Info

The marvellous garden of this villa with its landscape of grottoes, rocks, and fountains was the work of a churchman, Cardinal Ippolito d’Este, who retired here in 1550.

This fantastic combination of planting and stonework, which includes many learned architectural ‘quotes’, gave rise to a genre which was imitated throughout Europe: the Mannerist garden. The capricious park is laid out round the Viale delle Cento Fontane, a wide avenue flanked by mossy fountains and invaded by exuberant vegetation. Fragonard and Hubert Robert painted here, and Liszt dedicated one of his most romantic pieces to the gardens of the Villa d’Este.

Nearby Activities
Other Details
Duration (hour):
Your Budget:
Villa Gregoriana Tickets
1 Largo San Angelo 0.62 km

from €10.00 EUR
 Seller: Tiqets
205 Reviews

Escape the bustling city of Rome and immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Villa Gregoriana, a haven of natural wonders, ancient ruins, and artistic inspiration. Located in the pic […]
Tivoli: Roma Aeterna Tickets
2 Via del Tramvai 2.49 km

from €40.00 EUR
 Seller: Tiqets

Equip some wooden (or steel) weapons after you try gladiator clothing on and the combat lesson will start for you! Don’t worry, no tigers or lions around, just prove that you will earn that medal!
Tickets for Hadrian's Villa
Via Lago di Lesina 2.98 km

from €19.50 EUR
 Seller: Tiqets
40 Reviews

Step back in time and explore the lavish retreat of one of Rome's most beloved emperors, Hadrian. Villa Adriana, nestled in the picturesque town of Tivoli, offers a unique insight into the […]
Frascati Wine Tasting Tour
Via di Pietra Porzia, 50, 00044 Frascati 16.81 km

from €46.55 EUR 
Duration: 15 – 45 min.
 Organized by: Naples Together

Join us on an exciting voyage to the heart of Frascati, Rome's best-kept secret, for an unforgettable wine tasting experience. As fervent wine enthusiasts ourselves, we understand the allur […]