A Day in Tivoli

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Connecting Italian Art, History & Culture

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Lisette Aguila

We took a private bus not far from Rome. Students, equipped with sunscreen and hats enjoyed a visit to the Villa D'Este and gardens.

Now an Italian state museum and listed as an UNESCO world heritage site, this Renaissance Villa houses beautiful fresco artwork and an expansive garden with multiple fountains, including one of the first hydronic organs.

Students reviewed the events of Hercules' life through the art displayed in the Hercules room, including holding the world, defeating the lion, and other creatures.

After experiencing the Villa, students enjoyed lunch nearby before a little free time in the small town of Tivoli with the best view of Rome!