Shore Excursion to Tivoli and its Villas

Get out of the beaten tracks and stay far away the main touristic flows! Hire a Private Driver-Guide with this tour, who will pick you up down the gangway in Civitavecchia Cruise port and will drive you and your party (the vehicle is a comfortable, luxury minivan, max 8 people) to visit one of the most incredible jewel hidden deep inside the Italian countryside.
Tivoli, less than 1 hour far away from Rome, has been enriched since the Roman times and afterwards by popes ad emperors with magnificent villas, gardens, waterfalls and its nowadays an open air treasure chest!

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8 to 9 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Pick up and Drop off at the Cruise Terminal with Private Driver-guide
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Private transportation
    What's excluded :
    • Admissions to sites, museums, churches
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Villa d'Este
    • Entry/Admission - Villa Adriana
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Tivoli, Tivoli, Province of Rome, Lazio

    Morning pick up from the Cruise Port of Civitavecchia with Private vehicle and English-speaking driver-guide. After 1 hour and a half from your departure, you will finally be able to gaze at view of the magnificent Tivoli Gardens, considered in the past as a peaceful refuge for exhausted travelers escaping from the chaos of Rome. Nowadays, Tivoli still remains an ideal day trip for anyone looking for a different and relaxing experience off the beaten tourist track.

    Duration: 2 hours

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

    During the drive from the port, your passionate and expert Driver-guide will provide you with a solid introduction and will help you buying the entrances once on site (around Euro 15.00 per person). Upon arrival in the charming village of Tivoli, your first stop will be Villa D’Este. This gorgeous villa is decorated with enchanting frescoes, but is most famous for its incredible fountain garden boasting hundreds of jets spurting water into numerous tubs and pools. The word beautiful does not begin to describe the wonder of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Villa Adriana, Largo Marguerite Yourcenar 1, 00019, Tivoli Italy

    The next sight on the itinerary will make your jaw drop. Hadrian’s Villa was a water-park set up by the emperor Hadrian almost 2000 years ago and amazingly much of this ancient wonder still remains to be admired to this day. Clearly not being a believer in ‘less is more’, this larger than life character made sure his 2nd century theme park included an artificial heated beach, a maritime theater, arenas, baths, libraries and palaces (ticket to be purchased on the spot, cost is around Euro 10.00 per person).

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Cascata dell’Aniene, Via Quintilio Varo, 00019, Tivoli Italy

    In Tivoli there is a third spectacular jewel that not everyone knows: it is the Great Waterfall!
    The waterfall was created at the behest of Pope Gregory XVI, who diverted the course of the Aniene after the last disastrous flood of the river in 1826 had destroyed a part of the surrounding area, as many other times in the past since Roman times.
    The Great Waterfall is a breathtaking sight: after a jump of 120 meters its imposing body of water ends in the so-called Valley of Hell, an abyss located at the foot of the ancient acropolis of Tivoli, where the Aniene river enters the Roman countryside .
    During the visit you can rest on benches and relaxation areas, admiring a landscape that between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries was the preferred destination of the "Grand Tour", the journey that young and wealthy European aristocrats undertook to perfect their knowledge and whose most of the time it was Italy.

  • Departure Point :
    Civitavecchia Port, 00053, Italy
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 10/9/2020 - 10/27/2021
    Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


English - Guide

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Organised by Driver in Italy

Activity ID: V-8254P44

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