Rome - Day Trips from Rome (PDF Chapter)

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Want to escape the city? This chapter includes the very best excursions from Rome and they can each be completed in a day. Must-sees include Ostia Antica and Tivoli.

  • wander through complete streets, gape at ancient toilets and clamber over an amphitheatre at the ancient port of Ostia Antica, Rome’s very own Pompeii
  • the hilltop town of Tivoli is home to two Unesco World Heritage sites: Villa Adriana, the em-peror Hadrian’s colossal country estate, and Villa d’Este, famous for its landscaped gar-dens and lavish fountains
  • located south of Rome, the pretty Coli Albani (Alban Hills) and their 13 towns, collectively known as Castelli Romani, have long provided a green escape for overheated Ro-mans
  • the evocative tombs and archaeological treasures of Cerveteri, a once important Etruscan city, provide a window into a mysterious ancient world
  • home to one of Italy’s most awe-inspiring Gothic cathedrals, the hilltop Umbrian town of Or-vieto makes for a rewarding day trip

Coverage includes: Ostia Antica, Tivoli, Castelli Romani, Cerveteri, Orvie-to.

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