Lazio Trekking: Tivoli on the water route – April 16th
A fixed date trekking trip to Tivoli, the city of water. Three days of guided excursions passing between the UNESCO heritage villas and the Monte Catillo nature reserve. The proposal includes a small group of at least 4 participants, to treat yourself to a weekend of light trekking to discover the nature and history of the Lazio town. The leitmotif of the history of Tivoli and its surroundings is undoubtedly the water of the Aniene river, which allowed the city to prosper over the centuries. One of the excursions concerns the ruins of the Roman aqueduct. The trek will follow the water route from Tivoli to San Vittorino where it will be possible to visit the Sanctuary “Our Lady of Fatima”. The trek begins with a visit to Villa Adriana, the home of the Emperor Hadrian and today a US Heritage Site. The history of ancient Rome still shines within the walls of the villa, the emperor resided there in the distant 117 AD, near a source of sulphurous water appreciated by Hadrian himself. Although the villa was built according to the dictates of the time, it remains an original project in its construction. With its 1320 hectares, the nature reserve extends over the mountains of Tivoli, a must for a walking itinerary. During the walk it will be possible to admire panoramic views and the richness of the local vegetation, in particular, thanks to its position, in the reserve there are many plant species thanks to the meeting between the so-called “western” and “thermophilic” species. proposal you will be accompanied along “the way of the Wolves”, where it is possible to admire some specimens of rare pseudo cork oak. Unmissable:
Among the curiosities kept in the Lazio town we remember the ancient bridge of San Rocco, an ancient way to reach the town, today few remains remain. Or and doors that testify to the presence of the Jewish ghetto up to the sixteenth century. Finally, the frescoes that according to legend refer to Templar knights and would testify to their encounters in the deconsecrated church of Santo Stefani ai Ferri.
Minimum 4 participants
Fixed date April 16, 2021
Arrival and accommodation at Hotel Cristallo Relais 3 *
Meeting with the guide directly at the spot and visit of the archaeological site of Villa Adriana, the home of the Emperor Hadrian. UNESCO HERITAGE
Meeting with the hiking guide to begin the route that leads from Villa Adriana to Tivoli, crossing the green countryside of olive groves. The itinerary partly follows the ancient path crossed by the tracks of the tramway that connected Tivoli to Rome until 1934.
ALTITUDE 120 MT
DISTANCE 6 KM
Dinner in a historic restaurant.
Breakfast at the Hotel
Tivoli direction within the Monte Catillo Nature Reserve extended entirely within the Municipality of Tivoli for 1340 hectares. Ring route from Villa Gregoriana to Colle Lucco. This is the initial part of the path 330 known as "La Via dei Lupi" which ends in Abruzzo.
The reserve is rich in flora and fauna, it will be possible to admire the rare pseudo-cork oak called "cork oak".
ALTITUDE 380 MT
DISTANCE 5.3 KM
DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY: HIKING
Traditional cuisine lunch
Free time to visit Tivoli
Free dinner and overnight stay
Breakfast at the Hotel
Arrival in Tivoli, meeting with the hiking guide and beginning of the "Roman Aqueduct Ruins" route
There were 4 Roman aqueducts at the gates of Tivoli: Anio Vetus; the Acqua Marcia; the Acqua Claudia and the Anoi Novus.
The Aniene River which fed the aqueducts, the historic villas, the production of pizzutello and the Centrale dell'Acquoria which illuminated Rome for the first time in 1892.
The trek will follow the water route from Tivoli to San Vittorino where it will be possible to visit the Shrine of “Our Lady of Fatima”. Return to Tivoli by bus.
ALTITUDE 150 MT
DISTANCE 17 KM
DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY: HIKING
Tariff per person, starting from:
|From 16 April 2021 to 18 April 2021||€ 350|
(B / L / D-AI): B = breakfast; L = lunch; D = Dinner; (AI) = All Inclusive
Proposed structures or similar:
Important note : the proposed excursions might change in case of adverse weather conditions, in case it is necessary to cancel them for safety reasons, the exits will be refunded, or if possible, replaced with alternative experiences
You can get to Tivoli by train from Rome and Pescara. It is not necessary to have a car to carry out the program.
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The tariff does not include
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