Temple of Vesta

The Temple of Vesta is located at the edge of the ancient acropolis near the important Sibyl Temple. The temple dates back to the first century B.C. and is the most famous monument of the ancient city of Tibur. It is dedicated to Vesta, the goddess of the hearth, whose Read more…

Gregorian Bridge

The bridge connects the old town to the Villa Gregoriana and was built by Pope Gregory XVI in 1834. The structure has a single arch in travertine that rests on two side pillars. It was blown up by retreating German troops and re-opened with a procession, with the famous custom Read more…

Pia Fortress (Rocca Pia)

Rocca Pia was built by Pope Pius II in 1461 on a hill to control the city from above and to prevent any popular uprisings. The fortress has a square structure with four circular towers of different heights and is accessed through a drawbridge. The highest reaches 36.50 meters and Read more…

Villa Gregoriana

Villa Gregoriana is a ‘riot’ of woods, trails, waterfalls, caves and vegetation that lies at the foot of the ancient Acropolis. It was created by Pope Gregory XVI in 1834 and was thereafter an essential destination in the famous “Grand Tour”. It is considered a world with a unique blend Read more…

Villa Adriana

Villa Adriana in Tivoli was the residence of Emperor Hadrian, is a UNESCO World Heritage and is one of the most visited archaeological sites in Italy. It was built between 118 and 138 A.D. and stretched for about 120 hectares. In his villa Hadrian had wanted to reproduce places and Read more…

Villa Este

Villa d’Este is one of the symbols of the Italian Renaissance, an architectural gem and a spectacular garden and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its baroque gardens, spread over 4 hectares, with water features and beautiful fountains that are considered to be Europe’s most beautiful “Italian garden”. The villa and Read more…

The Carnival of Tivoli

The Tivoli Tiburtino Carnival is one of the most important in Lazio and has a long tradition. In fact, once in Tivoli the Carnival festivities began the night before the feast of Saint Anthony when the girls, engaged in the olive harvest in the countryside around Tivoli, organized themselves in Read more…

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