Travel with a private driver just 25 miles outside Rome to the area that was the regal getaway for emperors and popes. Visit the spectacular water displays at Renaissance villa of Cardinal D’Este, a garden compared to Versailles with manicured greenery, terraces, lakes and open spaces. Have lunch on the site of Tivoli’s ancient acropolis in the medieval town, amid ancient temples and waterfalls.

Duration: 5 hours

Sites visited: Villa D’Este, lunch at ancient temples