Tivoli is a town in the region of Lazio, in central Italy. It is located about 30 kilometers east of Rome. The town is known for its beautiful setting, on the slopes of the Tiburtine Hills. It is also home to two famous villas, the Villa d’Este and the Villa Adriana, both of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Villa d’Este is known for its beautiful gardens, which are filled with fountains, statues, and grottoes. The Villa Adriana is a large complex of buildings and gardens that was built by the Roman emperor Hadrian. In addition to its villas, Tivoli is also home to many other historical and cultural attractions, including the Church of Saint Lawrence and the Temple of Vesta. The town is also a popular destination for outdoor activities, with many hiking and biking trails in the surrounding hills.