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Italy in Photos

Photos of Italy taken on Walks in the Cities Towns & Villages of Italia

Welcome to Italy in Photos, where we invite you to explore the beauty of Tivoli a captivating town in Lazio: – Tivoli is a charming town in central Italy, about 30 kilometres from Rome. It has a rich history and culture, dating back to ancient times. Tivoli is famous for its beautiful villas, gardens, and fountains, which attract visitors from all over the world. Here are some of the highlights of Tivoli: – Villa Adriana: – This is the sprawling estate of Emperor Hadrian, who built it as his retreat from Rome in the 2nd century AD. It covers an area of 120 hectares and contains many impressive structures, such as the Grandi Terme, the Teatro Marittimo, and the Piazza d’Oro. You can admire the architecture, art, and mosaics of this ancient complex. – Villa d’Este: – This is a masterpiece of Renaissance Garden design, created by Cardinal Ippolito II d’Este in the 16th century. It features hundreds of fountains, waterfalls, and statues, set in a lush landscape. You can enjoy the sound of water, the sight of flowers, and the views of the Roman Campagna. – Villa Gregoriana: – This is a natural park that surrounds the Aniene river and its spectacular waterfall. It was created by Pope Gregory XVI in the 19th century to prevent flooding and erosion. You can explore the trails, caves, and bridges that offer scenic views of the river and the town. – Rocca Pia: This is a medieval fortress that was built by Pope Pius II in 1461 to defend Tivoli from invaders. It has four towers, a drawbridge, and a courtyard. You can visit the museum inside and learn about the history of Tivoli and its people. – Duomo di San Lorenzo: This is the cathedral of Tivoli, located in the heart of the town. It was founded in the 4th century and rebuilt several times over the centuries. It has a Romanesque facade, a Gothic bell tower, and a Baroque interior. You can see the relics of St. Lawrence, the patron saint of Tivoli. Tivoli is a wonderful destination for anyone who loves history, art, and nature. It offers a glimpse into the past and a taste of the present.

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Photo Gallery of  Walk 1 – Via Sant’Agnese to Piazza Rivarola
Approximately 1.45  km – 0.90 miles

The walk starts in Via Sant’Agnese – Viale Giuseppe Mazzini – Via Ponte Gregoriano – Viale Roma – Via Quintilio Varo – Via Ponte Gregoriano – Piazza Rivarola – Via della Sibilla – Walk back along Via della Sibilla to Piazza Rivarola

Photo Gallery of  Walk 2 – Piazza Rivarola to Piazza del Duomo
Approximately 1.17 km –  0.71 miles

The walk starts in Piazza Rivarola – Ponte Gregoriano – Via Ponte Gregoriano – Via dei Sosii – Parrocchia San Biagio,Via Palatina – Piazza Plebiscito – Via Palatina – Piazza Palatina – Via Ponte Gregoriano – Via S. Valerio – Piazza Domenico Tani – Via del Colle – Via Duomo – Duomo di San Lorenzo, Piazza del Duomo

Photo Gallery of Parco Villa Gregoriana

Photo Gallery of Villa Adriana

Photo Gallery of Villa d’Este