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Villa Adriana

Largo Marguerite Yourcenar 1, 00019, Tivoli, Italy
+39 0774 530203
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Tivoli Day Trip from Rome: Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este
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Small-Group Tour of Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este from Rome
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This is an exceptional complex of classical buildings built in the 2nd century AD by the Roman Emperor Hadrian, which reproduces the best elements of the cultures of Egypt, Greece and Rome in the form of an "ideal city."
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Largo Marguerite Yourcenar 1, 00019, Tivoli, Italy
+39 0774 530203
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hadrian's Villa (Villa Adriana) in Tivoli bears witness to the grandeur of the Roman Empire. It is also one of the best kept and most visited archaeological sites in Italy. It has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1999. This was the...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Know as Hadrian’s Villa, is a 2 nd century Roman archaeological complex in Tivoli. And it’s a UNESCO World Heritage site. One square meter of large are containing over 30 buildings ( ruins) of pools, baths, palace buildings and fountains. Guided tours recommended.

Thank Rambo380
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It is shoulder season so few tourists. It was beautiful weather. Great views. Incredible. We parked about 1/2 mile away and walked in. No crowds to fight.

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This is the first stop of our Tivoli day tour with a guide. It is a massive lot full of ruins, olive trees, cypress and other greens. You just need to visualize what stands on those area that you are about to see. Good walking...More

Thank mapvg
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We happened to visit Hadrian's Villa on a warm Sunday, arriving at about 11am - when many early visitors were leaving. In any case, this sprawling historic complex is so extensive, that it is probably never over-crowded. We arrived by car, and there was plenty...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Keeping our eyes peeled, we spotted the difficult to read tourist sign just off the main road into Tivoli and took a right turn along narrow roads till we finally found the car park. There is a long walk up to the ruins from the...More

Thank brianandpat2016
Reviewed 5 November 2017

What a rich archeological site. It is expansive and, at least when we went, was very clam. Mos of the tourists seemed to be Italian. It is a great place just to wander and explore on your own. You could get an audio guide but...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Villa Adriana / Hadrian's Villa is a heritage site and in many ways a bit like Pompeii. In it's time it was a vast and exquisite estate...now, it's waiting for archeologists to spill her secrets. As a fan of history I found Villa Adriana to...More

Thank FritoG
Reviewed 31 October 2017

One can only imagine how glorious this retreat of Emperor Hadrian looked like almost 2000 years ago. You need about to hours to wander around this huge ancient park, palace, villa. Lots to see and listen to on the audio guide (5€). Just walking around...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is a huge villa so take a few hours to visit. I spend all day here but this will depend on your interests. Very photogenic ruins and some unique features. A very good guide book helps to make sense of the layout. There is...More

Thank jeanann1485
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Sue L
14 October 2017|
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Response from LaBu | Reviewed this property |
You can easily purchase your entrance ticket at Villa Adriana when you get there. There is a ticket office and a very nice gift shop there. There's no need to make any advance purchase online.
30 May 2017|
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Response from TruFriend | Reviewed this property |
I would always take the train between Rome and Tivoli. Remember to get the BIRG ticket, costs 8 EUR per person only and is valid for the full day - even including Rome metro and bus services. Train runs in regular intervals... More
Tanya P
1 May 2017|
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Response from PhotoColin | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I visited both in 1 day under my own steam from staying in Rome. Take the metro B line out to Ponte Mammolo and from there get the bus to Tivoli. I then did Villa D'Este in the morning, got some lunch in Tivoli and... More