Rome: Tivoli By Night: Villa d'Este

Travel to the ancient roman resort town, where the ancient Romans came to relax. Renaissance nobility cavorted in the summer. You can only imagine the magnificence of their buildings and gardens that used to be as you wander through Villa D'Este, a spectacular Renaissance palace.

At the foot of the Tiburtini hills, which dominate the vast quarries of Travertine marble which are host to the springs that transport the sulfurous waters to the spa town of Bagni di Tivoli. Here you will stop at the Villa D'Este, one of the most beautiful residences of the Renaissance. The Villa's countless fountains, are set in the heart of magnificent Italian style gardens, which create a delightfully graceful symphony of carved stone, shade, lights and water. Available: April 1st through September 15th