Discover one of Italy's finest examples of Renaissance architecture at Villa d'Este. In historic Tivoli, the residence offers a glimpse of the art and culture of 16th-century Italy with a grand palace and 4.5 hectares (11 acres) of gardens. Tour the palace apartments to admire the vaulted ceilings and frescoes. Stroll through the Italian Renaissance gardens with its many fountains and historic monuments. Plan to visit Villa d'Este during your Tivoli vacation using our convenient Tivoli day trip planning tool.
Tours to Villa d'Este
Villa d'Este reviews
The attraction is two parts: a palace with extensive wall frescos, which was perhaps better than expected, and the celebrated gardens, which were underwhelming. The gardens are not especially... more »
It was awesome. Very strong taste in design. Highly recommended . The entrance ticket was 10€. They need to offer students discount on my opinion more »
A lovely villa with renaissance style garden and elaborate painted rooms & ceilings. The several 100 fountains makes for an interesting photo opportunity. It would be better if you avail of a guided tour to better understand. It was not crowded in July, there were temperature checks before you enter.
This villa,including the gardens that surround, is absolutely beautiful. It is very well maintained and the views from various points are spectacular. Very photogenic for people who love photography.
Plan your trip to Tivoli
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Tivoli
Side trips from Tivoli
Wine Tour / Tasting
Culture Discovery Vacations - Cooking Classes & Vacations
Soriano nel Cimino
Duration: 4 hours
Hidden gems in Tivoli
Historic Sites in Tivoli
Nearby attractions in Tivoli
Nature in Tivoli
Trips to Villa d'Este by other users
27 days in Rome, Mykonos & Florence BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Rome Mykonos Town Florence 58 days in Europe & South America BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS Bordeaux Lyon Munich 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Paris London Zurich 60 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Assisi Siena Florence 30 days in Rome BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Colosseum Palatine Hill Chiesa di San Sebastiano al Palatino 49 days in New York City & Rome BY A USER FROM TURKEY New York City Rome