Take advantage of your stay in Rome to discover the beauty & history of central Italy.
TIVOLI – VILLA D’ESTE & VILLA ADRIANA
The Emperor Hadrian chose Tivoli to build his personal estate outside Rome, Villa Adriana. Follow your private, entertaining guide and listen to stories about the Emperor, who loved traveling. After, you will continue to your second destination: Villa d’Este, the palace of the Cardinal Ippolito d’Este, governor of Tivoli.
If you want to get up close and personal with the majestic remains of antiquity but do not have time to head to Pompei, then a visit to the archaeological site, Ostia Antica, is a must! Just a half hour from central Rome, close to the modern town of Ostia, the harbor city of ancient Rome.
PONTIFICAL VILLA – CASTEL GANDOLFO
Don’t miss the chance of visiting Lago Albano or Lago di Castel Gandolfo, the marvelous Pontifical Villa that stands on the lake’s promontory! The «Palazzo Apolostico» and its amazing botanical gardens are in fact known to be the summer residence of the Pope.
DAY TRIP TO NAPLES/POMPEI/FLORENCE
Rome is in the very center of Italy, making it convenient and easy to organize a day trip to Naples, Pompei or even Florence. Professional local experts will welcome you onsite and guide your experience as you continue to marvel at the wonders of Italy!