ADRIAN'S VILLA E TIVOLI TOUR

Language English
Price 68,00 EUR for excursion
Capacity 7 persons max
Duration 8 hours

Among the many rustic villas that since the Republican had arisen between Rome and Tivoli , it was already a built in Silla period , enlarged at the time of Julius Caesar , received perhaps owned by the wife of Hadrian, Vibia Sabina , who came from a family of ancient nobility Italic .

This was the first nucleus of the villa, built in the Palace then imperial. The villa is located on Tiburtini Mountains , about 28 km (17 Roman miles ) from Rome, which was accessible for middle of the street or the main Via Tiburtina Valeria , both through the navigation of the river Aniene .

The Villa is located on the right side of the Via Tiburtina , just beyond the bridge Lucano , prolonged almost to the foot of the mountain on which it stands Tivoli Ripoli .

The area chosen to stretch between the valleys of the ditches or Risicoli Roquebrune to the west and to the east of Water Ferrata , who joined together , then you throw in the Aniene ; was an area rich in water and there passed four of the ancient aqueducts Romans who served Rome ( Anio Vetus , Anio Novus , Aqua Marcia and Aqua Claudia ) .

Still exists near the sulfur springs of waters Albule (Bagni di Tivoli) , which was known and appreciated by the emperor. Nearby there were several quarries of building materials

( travertine , pozzolana, limestone and tufa for the realization of lime ) .

Please pay attention ! The cost for the tour is different,by the quantity of passengers and the place of start. For any informations,please contact us at [email protected] Thank you.

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