Posts Tagged ‘tivoli’

Palazzo Mancini Torlonia is an aristocratic mansion, built in the sixteenth century, near Villa Gregoriana and Villa d’Este.
palazzo-manciniUnique around tiburtino, it is famous to the hospitality given to Popes Paolo IV and Gregorio XVI, and for the courtyard of the palace of grotesque decorations and mosaics attributable to the workers who built the Villa d’Este.
The palace, after a thorough restoration, offers two exclusive suites Araldica e Gregoriana, a library, living room with fireplace and a music room with pipe organ built by a renowned master craftsman.
Guests have access to the wellness center with turkish bath, sauna, jacuzzi, swimming against the current, with exclusive service of personal trainers and massage.
Termae Gregoriane is a private club for discovery and frequenting the spa in the wake of the traditional “mens sana in corpore sano”.
The thermal path will pass in heated rooms with increasing temperature final bath in the swimming pool of salt water treated with fragrant resins.

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We have choosen some tours that you will enjoy staying in Rome. If you like to get more informations for them please fill the form on the bottom of this web-page. Tina&Adriano will give you all support you like to get.

Hop On-Hop Off Bus:
hop onThe buses drive contiunuously by the city’s most important monument.               Get On and Off when and wherever you please. You will find them puntually at all 11 stops of the bus route from 8.45 am to 8.15 pm 7 days a week.               On board, a very informative audioguide of 13 languages will help you understand the incredible history and the splendour of the art that make Rome a unique city.

Vatican Museums – Sistine Chapel – St.Peters Basilica:. The Vatican Museums vaticancontain masterpieces of painting, sculpture and other works of art collected by the popes trough the centuries. The museum include several monumental works of art, such as the Sistine Chapel and the Raphaels rooms. Professional tour guides will lead you through an unforgettable trip of art.

Ancient Rome Colosseum – Palatine Hill – Roman Forum: Take a complete tour of ancient Rome’s major sites and skip the lines for the archeological area. Gain your special access to the colosseumColosseum and once inside, breath the bloody past of the anphitheatre. Let’s admire the splendid Arc of Constantine, climb the Palatine Hill and stomp on the legendary Via Sacra (Sacred Way).

Christian Rome and Catacombs: Join the group at the meeting point and discover great basilicas as St.Mary the Major and St.John Lateran. Visit the catacombs, labyrints of catacombsunderground tunnels that were used by Christians to hide during the persecution times and as burial places, in a unique journey trough history.

Rome Surroundings Tivoli and its Villas: Join the group at the meeting point and visit Tivoli,
an ancient resort area renowed for its beauty and its good water, enriched by many roman villas tivolisuch as Villa Adriana and Villa d’Este. Come to discover the renaissance styled Villa d’Este, a gorgeous palatial setting surrounded by a spectacular terraced garden. Enjoy the beauty of its cascades, water tanks, water jets and fountains.

Tours in Rome by Vespa Calessino: Special remake of the Ape Calessino in 600 pieces: a homge to the history of a unique vehicle and an exclusive proposal for mobility in absolutely chic ape calessinoenvironments. The Ape Calessino is a perfect reinterpretation of the mythical design of the Sixties which brings back to mind the values of radiance that are typical of the Mediterranean. Ape Calessino is the icon of a Lifestyle, the precious symbol of an elegant and exclusive minimalism which escapes wild rhythms in order to recapture the awareness of places, people and friendship. Ape’s traditional features of robustness and manageability, ensured by the reduced turning radius, by manual shift and by the well-tested and robust diesel engine, are enriched by timeless aesthetical solutions  so to be enjoyed and driven with pleasure. The availability tours are: Rome by Night and Rome Panoramic Tour with the same price of 85,00 euro/person (min. 2 persons).

Ancient Rome Aperitif :  What to do in Rome on Friday night? Experience an unforgettable dive in to the past! Hidden in a marvellous site of Rome city center there is an ancient Roman House. Discover aperitifthis out-off the beaten trucks site and taste a unique aperitif based on original recopies 2000 years old. Why ancient? You will visit an original II century A.D. house, extraordinarily well preserved thanks since buried for centuries. Why aperitif? In this ancient house you will experience a range of delicious and taste-ful specialties, our chefs will repeat the recipes of the renowned imperial roman cook Apicius with a variety of wines in ancient roman styles.

Cooking Day with a famous chef : For all italian food lovers! If you are a gourmand, cooking aficionados or a fan homemade cuisine, our cooking tours will like you. In this way you have the opportunity to cookingcombine your holiday with a cooking school by preparing traditional dishes togheter with our teaching chef. You will learn first-hand how to make home made pasta and then tips about cooking art. After class you will eat and enjoy what you have prepared and cheers with local wines.

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This Villa but monument was commissioned by Cardinal Ippolito d’Este in 1510 a.c. to prove his dominance over man and nature.
His builders tore down a part of a Franciscan Monastry and diverted the Aniene river to feed the fountanins and to water the garden.
Nowadays Villa d’Este is still considered one of Italy’s most wonderful sites.
Looking at this monument you will feel a pleasant sensation of peace that come out from the green gardens in summer expecially.
Tivoli, the city close with the villa, is 6 km. far was the place where the emperor Adriano started the works of the villa in the AD 120 AC. After his death the fortun of his villa declined and barbarians sacked it.
The gardens of Villa d’Este is generally considered an  extraordinary context of Tivoli itself for its landscape, art and history which includes the important ruins of ancient villas such as the Villa Adriana, as well as a zone rich in caves and waterfalls displaying the unending and amazing battle between water and stone.

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Anticoli Corrado is a town located near the border with Abruzzo, an area of rocky mountains Ruffi around the Aniene Valley 60 km from Rome and 30 km from Tivoli. The town was a fortified village, during the Roman Empire.
The town’s name derives from “Ante colles” and that of Count Corrado di Antiochia who was the feudal lord during the thirteenth century. In the middle of the fifteenth century, Anticoli becomes a possession of the Colonna family.
Women Anticolana, already famous for their beauty, in the first half of the nineteenth century are also ‘discovered’ by the Italian painters, and especially foreign ones,  that searching for landscapes and atmospheres arrived here. The town is now known as the land of artists and models because of the reasons mentioned above.
We recommend visiting the following sites of artistic interest: St. Peter’s Church (XI century)., Baronial Palace (XVII century)., Square of the City Hall and the Museum of Modern Art, which contains within it numerous works of art collected in this museum during the course of centuries. In the village you will find many private studios of painters.

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