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Renee' R United States of ...
We truly enjoyed this day trip from Rome. The guide was knowledgeable and the coach was very nice, clean and comfortable! It was hot touring Hadrian's Villa minimal shade and a long walking tour so wear appropriate clothing and bring water as none is available during the tour of the villas. It was well worth the money spent!
We has an extraordinary day at Tivoli. Both the Guide and the driver gave the very best of their time and knowledge. We walked Hadrian's Villa listening to her account of the importance of the planning and construction of the Villa and to Hadrian's life. We has lunch at a Family Restaurant and continued to Villa d'Este. Walking with her, listening to the history and the lovely gardens and fountains. As we were leaving for Rome, we got an extra bonus, and took a ride to see the origins for the water which supplied the fountains in Villa d'Este. An extraordinary day.
I chose this trip as we live near Hadrians wall in the North East of England and i wanted to see Emperor Hadrians villa. The first part of the trip gave us the opportunity to see how he lived, the second part was in Villa DEste. The gardens here are so beautiful and the views both inside and out are breath taking. If you like your history and want to do a trip outside the city of Rome, then this is for you.
Beautiful foundations and great too see Hadrian Ruins
Krishan S United Kingdom
Beautiful sights. The guide Barbera was a little eccentric and seemed quite nervous. She was difficult to understand at times and sometimes forgot to turn her microphone on. The pace in Hadrian's Villa was fast, no free time at all, even for the toilet! The tour office is some distance away from the coach stop.
We enjoyed the trip thou eould hsve preferred more to at the d este villa gardens with fountains than the hadrians ruins. Alot of steps so be warned. Thou the gardens and fountains are amazing
Both are definitely worth seeing Hadrian's Villa is a remarkable sight and the fountain gardens at Villa d'Este are truly beautiful. It is a lot to see in one day and we would have preferred less time at the ruins of Hadrian's in the morning to allow more time to enjoy the fountains. For the price, water and a modest lunch should be provided. Though seemingly knowledgeable, our guide's command of the English language was mediocre.
Very interesting tour, the ruins of Emperor Hadrian and #39;s Villa Adriana were great. Almost 2000 year old arches and dome that are still standing. Villea DeEste garden and fountains were quite beautiful. Great tour guide too.
Barber was a good guide and informative about both Villas. She kept us interested in a very hot day. Villa d and #39;Este was stunning. If any Changes recommended: reduce time at Hadrian and #39;s - add to d and #39;Este. Emphasize lack of facilities at Hadrian and #39;s and recommend people bring water. Died of thirst until lunch.
Our tour guide was very knollegeable on all the things we saw. The meal was great. We had lasagna with sides of salad and meat. We had enough free time to see some extra stuff. Hadians villa is huge but we got a very indepth look at it. Travoli was epically beautiful. This was an excellent tour.
Great tour both locations were impressive and quite different from each other Hadrians villa being ruins and the Vila d and #39;este being lush and beautiful garden. With gorgeous water features and fountains most welcome on such s hot day
Fascinating tour of the ruins of Hadrian's Villa and beautiful gardens and home at Villa D'Este! I loved the numerous fountains there, and it certainly helped with the heat during the Italian summer. Would definitely return and highly suggest this as a day trip to anyone visiting Rome.
This trip was great. Hadrian's Villa was a surprise...we didn't know much about it before taking the tour and it was all very interesting. Tivoli's gardens were beautiful, of course. I recommend this tour.
The two villas were great, and the guides were great to explain what we were seeing. This tour delivered on all its promises.
Very interesting tour of Villa D'Este and Hadrian's Villa. Our family enjoyed the tour and the lunch.
We were glad that we had booked a guided tour instead of attempting to organise our own itinerary to Tivoli. We learned so much from our enthusiastic and charming guide, Barbara, and transportation was quick and efficient. Both sites were breathtaking in different ways - spectacular ruins at the astonishing Hadrian's Villa and great beauty in the house and garden at Villa d'Este.
A fantastic tour. History at one villa and magnificent fountain gardens at the other. Take care at lunch, as we felt stung by the prices somewhat. Perhaps go for a cheaper option you find for yourself.
Loved the gardens as I had seen them on the TV and it is so worth seeing for real. Good timings for the day and the meeting point is near the Colosseum which is easy to get to I walked from my hotel.
Loved this tour. Both places were exceptional and the fountains at Villa d'Este were amazing. Great guide.
I loved tivoli d and #39;este. I thought it was really impressive. I wish there was more time given for this place. Hadrian and #39;s villa was very well preserved but felt not as nice after the este. It was a great trip overall. Our guide was informative and friendly
Could have used more time at villa d'este, but the guide was great
The guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. I thoroughly enjoyed the tours, especially Villa de's.
These two villas are beautiful. While we knew there would be a lot of walking, there was A LOT of walking, and A LOT of stairs. I would strongly suggest doing the on villas separate occasions. They are very different from one another, one being ruins and the other mostly gardens. We had Peter as the tour guide and he was excellent.
It was a good trip to Hadrian's Villa, but a little disappointed with the weather. It rained so hard that it was difficult to enjoy the area.
The trip itsself was okay. Unfortunately time is too short, so there is too much left that needs to be seen e.g. paintngs in Villa dÈste
The Hadrian's villa tour felt redundant and boring, having seen different ruins over for the passed 3 days.
The tour guide made a great choice in choosing what restaurant to have lunch at. I felt the daily special was 4 star meal.
The Villa D' Este was impressive with all the water works and the sculptures of horses.
My recommendation would be, plan your tour starting with this trip.
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