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We had been in Rome for 5 days and this was a wonderful escape from the heat and craziness of the city. The office was easy to find, very close to the Roma Termini train station. Our guide, Lara (Croft Tomb Raider...haha....she had a great sense of humor) was very informative and entertaining. It only took about 35 minutes to get to Hadrian's Villa and it was so much cooler up there; very pleasant after the sauna that Rome was. Loved, loved, loved Villa d'Este with all the beautiful fountains. I would recommend this trip for anyone visiting Rome.
Fabulous tour! Tour guide Arianna is a very personable and knowledgeable archaeologist who gave us fabulous insights into the history and original construction of the ruins that we were viewing at the site of Hadrian's villa. This is a huge site, but there was ample time to explore and take photos. Lots of great explanations of the frescoes and history at Villa d'Este also. The completely gravity fed fountains at Villa d'Este were fabulous to see, and most still functioning after 400 years. Arianna expertly timed the tour so that we had a chance to see the organ fountain play - it's only twice a day so it's easy to miss it. The tour bus was modern and comfortably air conditioned, with a good audio system so that we could easily hear the guide's presentation. Highly recommend this tour.
Two excellent sites and a great way to spend a day outside of Rome.
Our guide was wonderful - great personality and very knowledgeable. Would recommend to anyone.
Fantastic and Awesome. Villa d'Este in particular is a "Must Do".
Tour office easy to locate near the Terminal Station. Bus air conditioned and very comfortable. Plenty of Time given for lunch in Tivoli. Very good guide who spoke excellent English.
It was great to go to a quiet area outside of central Rome. I love ancient Roman history so I really enjoyed seeing Hadrian's Villa and imagining what it looked like in its heyday. Villa d'Este was absolutely gorgeous! The fountains were amazing and should be on everyone's checklist of places to see. Our guide was very knowledgeable and recommended a great restaurant for lunch.
Very good tour. I didn't know how well preserved Hadrian's Villa was but the highlight was clearly Villa d'Este. Amazing and the guide was very good. This should be on everyone's Rome vacation.
Serena was an excellent guide. Highly knowledgeable and personable. The sight were fantastic. The coach was clean and comfortably cool, and the driver was courteous and safe.
This was excellent! We enjoyed everything and found the guide well-informed.
Our tour guide Priscilla was excellent. Both Hadrian's Villa and the fountains at Villa d'Este were well worth the day to visit. Both beautiful and educational.
Priscilla our guide was amazing! Hadrians Villa, especially the banquet room, is worth the price of admission alone. The water organ, dragon fountain, and little Rome at D'Este Villa made for a great afternoon. Was great to see meaningful ruins without being surrounded by hordes of people.
The trip was excellent, the guide "Alfredo" was very good. Timing is just about right - 2hours at Hadrian's Villa, lunch 1 hour, then a further 2 hours at Ville D'Este/Tivoli Gardens.
Our guide was great and very informative at both sites. Hadrians villa was a really interesting site but the highlight for me was villa d'este. It was absolutely stunning and I wish we could have stayed longer