It’s like a reproduction of the Emperor’s world and memories in a complex so big, it rivals a mid-sized city
The Villa D’Este is a magnificent late Renaissance villa built by the architect Pirro Ligorio for the Cardinal D’Este, Lucretia Borgia’s son. Not influential enough to become a Pope, the Cardinal created, on the outskirts of Rome, what is probably the most beautiful park from the entire Italian renaissance.
Both Villas are UNESCO World Heritage and a visit to Rome it’s not complete without touring this authentic gems.
On this tour, there is a hotel pickup and drop off in Rome. Private driver and van all day and our expert local guide that will bring the stories and the lives of the two great personalities that created the Villa Emperor Hadrian and the Cardinal D’Este to life.
Tuesday to Sunday
Your hotel in Rome
Food, drink and personal spends. Lunch is not included, but there is time for lunch at a restaurant.
Suitable for all ages. Please note that there is uneven ground and may be challenging for people with reduced mobility.
Please wear comfortable shoes and bring hats and jackets to protect you from the sun.
The Grand Tour Europe Ltd
Unique Guided Tours
Boutique Tour Operator
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