In 1870 the Park passed from Pontifical State property to the Italian State and remained the main tourist attraction of the area of Tivoli until the First World War, the year in which the State acquired Villa d'Este. Although the unique beauty of the place and the recognized historical and artistic valour, "Villa Gregoriana" Park remained closed to the public for many years, mainly because of the lack of maintenance, which has determined the serious and widespread situation consisting of a state of deterioration, both in the vegetation and in the structures.
Just to stop the deterioration and in order to allow the use of the patrimony again, the FAI - Fondo per l'Ambiente Italiano - (the Italian Environment Fund), in full agreement with the Ministero per i Beni e le Attivitą Culturali, has considered it necessary to intervene urgently with an operation of restoring and improving the structures, thus asking to the Agenzia del Demanio (State Property Agency).to have the responsibility of the maintenance of "Villa Gregoriana" Park.
An impressive complex of buildings which almost looks as if it is one with the surrounding rock...
Patrocinio Comune di Tivoli
Assessorato al Turismo