Tivoli is located just to the northeast of Rome. My parents were invited along for this bus trip from Castiglion. This was one of the most beautiful and warmest weather days we had so far.
Villa d’Este courtyard, Renaissance mansion built in 1550 for Cardinal Ippolito d’Este. The big deal is the gardens.
Giant framed view looking towards Rome and to the Mediterranean Sea.
Avenue of a hundred fountains
Huge fountains, see the tiny people opposite me?
Mansion spiral stair
Hadrian’s Villa, this is the location of the emperors palace away from the city.
Ancient olive trees
the Canopus, the reason to go to Hadrian’s Villa.
ONE of the many baths buildings. Can you imagine the size of these vaults? Oh, and he is 5’6″
Mosaic floor pattern
Maratime Theater ruins
Temple of Venus