Villa d'Este, Tivoli (Italy) - Official Site

Useful Information

Call Center 199.766.166
Number to dial from all of Italy for pre-sales and reservations for: tickets, guided tours, school groups,  instructional visits. 

Bookings from abroad:
fax: 0039 0412770747
telephone: 0039 0412719036
Visiting Hours:





8.30 am - 4.00 pm

5.00 pm


8.30 am - 4.30 pm

5.30 pm


8.30 am - 5.15 pm

6.15 pm


8.30 am - 6.30 pm

7.30 pm


8.30 am - 6.45 pm

7.45 pm


8.30 am - 6.45 pm

7.45 pm


8.30 am - 6.45 pm

7.45 pm


8.30 am - 6.45 pm

7.45 pm


8.30 am - 6.15 pm

7.15 pm


8.30 am - 5.30 pm

6.30 pm


8.30 am - 4.00 pm

5.00 pm


8.30 am - 4.00 pm

5.00 pm







* In the last Sunday of March, with the reactivation of the summer time, the last entrance is postponed at 6.15 pm and the exit at 7.15 pm.

* In the last Sunday of October, with the reactivation of the winter time, the last entrance is advanced at 4.30 pm and the exit at 5.30 pm.


The Monument is closed the following days:
All Mondays, January 1st, May 1st, and December 25th.  If Monday is a holiday, the monument will remain open and the weekly closure will then be delayed until the following business day. 


Ticket Prices:

Full ticket: € 8,00
Reduced ticket: € 4,00
These fares may vary in conjunction with exhibitions set inside the Villa.

The right to purchase reduced price tickets belongs to all citizens of the European Union between the ages of 18 and 25 as well as permanent teachers of state schools (upon presentation of identity documents).  
The right of free admission belongs to all citizens under 18 upon presentation of identity documents.


Hydraulic Organ:

The hydraulic organ of the Organ Fountain is active daily, from 10.30 am, every two hours. 

The Owl fountain is temporarily out of order.


School Visits:
Reservations are required.   The management of Villa d'Este, in the aim of preserving the monument and better distributing the flow of students,  has limited the number of students allowed into the Villa to 100 students per hour.  Should any school group arrive at the Villa without having made a reservation, it will be admitted to the Villa according to space availability at a particular time and asked to wait until such space becomes available. The telephone number for booking (valid in all of Italy) is:  199 766 166.   Right of Reservation cost: € 1,00.
To welcome our disabled visitors:
Tel. 0774 335850.    The Villa is equipped with elevators from the street level to the upper level of the garden.   For the visit of the garden itself, an electric car (with driver) is available, free, upon reservation.  The vehicle is also equipped for the transport of wheelchairs. 


As established by the latest legislation (D.Lgs 42/2004, art. 108, comma 3 e L. 106/2014, art. 12, comma 3), the public is allowed to take pictures inside the monument for promotion and non-profit. The visitor can take pictures without any physical contact with the cultural heritage and he cannot use either flash or tripod.

For wedding photos, it is expected to pay a concession fee amounting to € 155,00. For more information , contact the telephone number +39.0774.312070 from Monday to Friday from 8.30 to 15.30 .

Certain areas of the villa may be closed for restoration:  for information inquire at the ticket office.
Please pay particular attention to the areas marked with signs indicating danger (in Italian: pericolo). 
How to reach Villa d’Este:
By car:Autostrada A24, exit: Tivoli;
By train:Roma-Pescara Line, Stazione Tivoli;
By bus:Bus Lines Cotral Roma-Tivoli (station in Rome: metro stop Ponte Mammolo; bus station in Tivoli: Largo Nazioni Unite).


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