Art and Culture from Tivoli to Subiaco
Tivoli is a small gem within the Lazio region.
The perfect location for a trip outdoors for those who live in Rome and who want to learn a bit about its history and perhaps enjoy a special Sunday lunch…
Subiaco and the Valle incantata (Enchanted Valley), cradles of nature and spirituality, are home to treasures of exceptional beauty.
Here you can find our suggestions for Art and Culture activities from Tivoli to Subiaco: perfect places to visit and routes to take for those who want to organise a weekend of culture and nature activities.
Are you asking whether we’re sure about it?
We most certainly are.
Because Tivoli is just 24 km from Rome.
Because Tivoli is home to not one but two UNESCO World Heritage sites: Villa Adriana and Villa d’Este.
Because Subiaco is a picture perfect landscape of hills and mountains to climb and enjoy.
Tivoli and Subiaco: to be seen to be believed!
Do you know what Virgil renamed Tivoli in the seventh book of the Aeneid? Or what the residents of Tivoli are called? No, it’s not ‘tivolesi’. Nor is it ‘tivolani’… Come and discover the many curious facts about Tivoli. And you are sure to fall in love with the place.
Fountains and gardens famous throughout the world for their beauty. One look and you will understand immediately why Villa d’Este is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Adriano fell in love with this place and wished to build here his summer residence. Thus the creation of this unique and wonderful place. What will you find? 120 hectares of parkland, water fountains and buildings, theatres and spas.
Not a villa, but a natural park in the heart of Tivoli: the silence of nature, waterfalls and caves. Breathtaking views and pathways through the ancient Roman ruins… this unique pairing of nature and art will leave you literally without words!
A man who made his refuge of prayer from a cave in the mountain wall. This is the story of Saint Benedict and the Monastery of the ‘Sacro Speco’ (Sacred Cavern): a must-see for all art and history lovers!
The oldest Benedictine monastery in the world and the centuries that have passed within its walls and its cloisters are waiting to tell you their story. Let the timeless atmosphere of Saint Scholastica’s Monastery capture your minds and hearts!
Come and discover the wonders of Tivoli and Subiaco!