Villa D'Este and Tivoli Private Halfday from Rome
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Villa D'Este and Tivoli Private Halfday from Rome

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Pass By: ItalyBestExcursions, Piazza Venezia, Rome Italy

Tour Description:

Start your HalfDay Tour with a pickup from your located Rome accommodation.

The driver will await you in the lobby before beginning the 45-minute journey to Tivoli town.

Upon your arrival, purchase your tickets and audio-guide and enter the Villa d'Este, built in the heart of the Renaissance. Walk around the villa independently and observe the magnificent gardens and construction. Pose for photos in front of the Bernini-designed fountains as your audio-guide tells you of the Cardinal and details his lavish life in the Villa.

Be sure to be at the right time to listen to the Fountain of the Organ’s (Fontana dell’Organo) music: it is a show that you should not miss (when operating).

This famous Italian-style garden reverberates with the sound of many fountains that inspired Franz Liszt to write a piano melody titled, "Fountains of the Villa d'Este".

If you wish, you have the option to include a local private licensed guide (available in English) in for the Gardens and the Villa for an additional fee.

If no private licensed guide is chosen, you can rent audio-guides (in English, French, German and Spanish).

After your visit of Villa D'Este you’ll spend some time in the old Tivoli town, stopping also for lunch in a good restaurant with an unbelievable location (own expense) and take a leisurely stroll in the small ancient town of Tivoli. The town offers a wide view of the Roman countryside and stunning landscape.

At the end of your tour, the driver will bring you back to your accommodation in Rome.

Stop At: Villa d'Este, Piazza Trento 5, 00019, Tivoli Italy

The Villa d'Este is a 16th-century villa in Tivoli, near Rome, famous for its terraced hillside Italian Renaissance garden and especially for its profusion of fountains. It is now an Italian state museum, and is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.

Duration: 2 hours

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  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Worry-Free and Safe Private Tour Experience
  • Air-conditioned, fully insured and licensed legal vehicle with professional English-speaking Driver
  • Local Professional Guide in Villa D'Este (if booked with additional cost)
Not included
  • Villa D'Este Entrance Tickets (10 Euro per person)
  • Audio guides (optional without guide 4 Euro per person)
  • Lunch, Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Villa d'Este
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Air-conditioned, fully insured and licensed legal vehicle with professional English-speaking driver and permissions to enter the historical city centers
  • All tours can be modified and/or customized (even while on tour) to meet your complete satisfaction
  • The vehicle and driver will be at your complete disposal for the entire duration of the tour and can take you where big buses cannot go, you will walk definitely less and see more!
  • Your driver will give a general overview regarding the history of the areas in the car before you start walking around on your own. He will allow all the time you need to visit with No Rushing as in group tours. By Italian law he is unable to conduct guiding inside museums, monuments, etc, or even to leave the car to walk around with you
  • Official private licensed guides are selected by local supplier
  • One Infant seat available on request
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Nancy P
5 | 2018-08-08

So close to Rome, no one should miss Tivoli. Our driver, Ricardo was very well versed on the area. After our tour of Ville E'ste (a private for the Villa was not necessary. We purchased the audio guide for 8 Euros each), Ricardo told us of a local restaurant which turned out to be perfect. Perched on top of the village, next to ancient ruins we had a wonderfully, leisurely lunch. Perfect! Ask for Ricardo Giaccari of Italy Best Excursions.

Stacey M
5 | 2017-11-06

This was an amazing experience! Our tour guide Agnes was so informative and knowledgeable. I highly recommend this if you have the opportunity while in Rome.

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