Rome: Appian Way Catacombs and Aqueducts Private Bike Tour
- Small group
- Duration options: 3 - 5 hours
Explore the Roman countryside and its remarkable scenery on this half-day cycling tour. Cycle along 2,300-year-old cobblestone roads to ancient ruins. After a short urban ride, you will reach the beginning of the Ancient Appian Way. This was one of the first roads in Rome, also known as the “Queen of the Streets”. Continue to cycle past ancient tombs and the ruins of an imperial palace. As you ride, your guide will share interesting historical facts that will open your eyes to the Rome beyond the monuments. Leaving the Ancient Appian Way, you will follow the ancient aqueducts through the Roman countryside. After a pleasant ride back, your tour ends with a return to central Rome.
Escape the hustle and bustle of central Rome on an e-bike tour of the ancient Appian Way, one of the first streets in Rome. Riding on a top-notch and smooth e-bike will make pedaling a breeze, so you can focus on taking in the surrounding landscapes. Follow your guide along Via Appia, also known as the “Queen of the Streets”. Cross the famous Parco degli Acquedotti, an important site where six ancient Roman aqueducts meet. The rest of the tour takes you down a route that evokes the best of the region’s history, culture, and art. Explore a 2,300-year-old meadow, and relive the history of the great empire. Cross a unique landscape full of ancient footprints, imperial mansions, statues, tombs, and the St. Calisto Catacombs.
Experience the very best of the Eternal City on a private golf cart tour. Begin your visit in the morning, afternoon, or evening by meeting your expert tour guide at the local partner's office. Set off to discover the great highlights and the hidden gems Rome has to offer. Start the tour in the city center and customize your itinerary based on your personal preferences. Led by your passionate guide, hit all the major highlights including Piazza Venezia and the impressive Vittoriano, the Trevi Fountain — where you can throw a coin into the water to ensure your return to Rome — and the Spanish Steps, heart of the glamorous shopping district. Head then to Piazza Navona, with the amazing Bernini’s Fountain of the Four Rivers. Go in the Pantheon to admire the greatest work of Roman architecture, followed by a stop at Campo de Fiori to visit the food market. Afterwards, explore the best of A...
I did this tour with my wife and we both loved it! It is a very nice option to explore a lot of the city quickly so we would recommend it as the first tour when arriving at Rome (especially when it is hot outside). The driver was very nice and knowledgeable! We had a lot of questions and he answered all of them with ease. We can highly recommend this tour
The Roman countryside boasts plenty of remarkable vistas. There’s plenty to take in on this half-day cycling tour, from the 2,300-year-old cobblestone roads to the ancient ruins and the incredible scenery. After a short urban ride, you will reach the beginning of the Ancient Appian Way and then continue to cycle past ancient tombs and the ruins of an imperial palace. As you ride, your guide will share interesting historical facts that will open your eyes to the Rome beyond the monuments. Leaving the Ancient Appian Way, you will follow the ancient aqueducts through the Roman countryside, where you might feel like you are in the wild side of Rome of centuries ago. After a pleasant ride back, your tour ends with a return to central Rome.
We had a fabulous ride in great weather . Myrice was a great guide and was constantly checking we were all ok , whether we wanted to stop etc.
Known as the “Eternal City,” and for “La Dolce Vita,” there is no question that Rome does beauty to perfection. Beautiful people, beautiful buildings and beautiful food are all on display, wherever you look. On this private sightseeing tour in a chauffeur-driven Mercedes you will get the red-carpet treatment, just as you should. You will visit all its major attractions, such as the Trevi Fountain, Vatican City and Piazza Navonna. Your English-speaking driver will whisk you to the historic center of Rome, where you will visit the Pyramid of Caius, the ruins of Caracalla Baths, and the city’s central square at Piazza Venezia. Stop at The Colosseum, perhaps the grandest and most famous of the city’s monuments, and hear stories of how, in ancient Rome, about 50,000 spectators would sit spellbound as brawny gladiators took on terrifying wild beasts. Pause at a vantage point overlooking the F...
Spend 3 hours exploring Rome on your own by bike. Choose to combine your cycling adventure with a unique virtual reality experience at the Circus Maximus. Alternatively, combine your E-bike rental with entrance to the Baths of Caracalla, Castel Sant'Angelo, the Catacombs, or the Trevi Underground. Circus Maximum Virtual Reality Experience Combo Add a ticket to your bike rental and relive the ancient splendors of the Circus Maximus. Put on your VR headset and go on a 40-minute, time-traveling journey back to the imperial period of Rome through augmented and virtual reality. See one of the most important monuments in Roman history, the Circus Maximus, in all its historic phases. Experience this groundbreaking project, which uses interactive display technologies that have never before been used in such an extended outdoor area. see how images of the past are overlapped...
Your 3.5-hour tour begins in Rome’s Jewish Ghetto, one of the most important, but greatly ignored neighborhoods in the city. With roots dating back to the mid-16th century, the area was integral to the development of Roman culture and cuisine, and home to important landmarks such as the Teatro Marcello, which is also known as the Jewish Colosseum. Next, you’ll make quick stops at the famous Mouth of Truth (stick your hand in and tell a lie if you dare). Then you’ll leave the city proper in search of the Appian Way, the most frequented thoroughfare of ancient Rome. Walk along the original paving stones as your expert guide tells you stories about the thriving Empire. From the veneration of Emperor Augustus to the crucifixion of Spartacus, this road played a central role in many of Rome’s greatest events. Your trip outside the walls will take you past the Park of the Aqueducts. Marvel at ...
Marta was fabulous! Knowledgeable, funny, and caring. An excellent tour to among other things get away from the throngs of other tourists Thank you
Escape the hustle and bustle of central Rome for a full-day mountain bike tour in the surrounding countryside and follow a route through pristine nature and landscapes that have inspired some of Italy’s best known artists. The moderately difficult 50-kilometer route will take you past some of Rome’s most historic sites, such as Trajan's Baths, the Ninfeum of Egeria, Villa dei Quintilli and Caracalla’s Baths. Departing from near the Colosseum, bike through Caffarella Park to the Aqueduct Park, named after the historic aqueducts that run through this part of the Appian Way regional park. Because of its idyllic ambiance, Aqueduct Park is often used as a film location. Take the train from Capanelle to Castel Gandolfo, before hopping on your mountain bike to explore the surroundings of Lake Albano. Stop at a local restaurant with a wonderful view of the water and relax as you enjoy a tradi...
Rome was the last of the great ancient civilizations that had a profound impact on today’s architecture, engineering, politics, and entertainment, leaving behind iconic monuments that are a testament to Roman achievements. Your private tour by deluxe vehicle and an expert English-speaking chauffeur begins with the most recognized symbol of Ancient Rome, the Colosseum, considered one of the greatest examples of the Romans' architectural and engineering endeavors. From here you will visit the 3rd century AD Baths of Caracalla. The best-preserved surviving example of an Imperial thermal bath and recreational complex in antiquity, it was designed to accommodate up to 10,000 people. There is some truth in the saying that, during ancient times, “All roads lead to Rome.” When you walk on Via Appia (Appian Way) and feel the grooved stones bearing the scars of ancient chariots under your feet, ...
Travel back in time to the days of the Roman Empire and explore the ruins of Ancient Rome’s second largest public baths. A historian guide will tell you stories of life in the Roman Empire and bring the baths back to life. Built between 212 and 217 AD, during the reigns of Septimius Severus and Caracalla, the Baths of Caracalla could accommodate up to 1,500 people at any one time. They were more than just a place to bathe as the vast complex also featured a library, gym and public gardens. Admire the best-preserved baths in Rome and a masterpiece of Roman architecture. See parts of the heating system and fragments of mosaic floors and discover imposing vaulted rooms and porticoes.
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Alessandro, the guide was absolutely amazing. He was extremely personable and informative. The tour was tremendously fun, very easy on the ebike (especially for myself who hadn’t ridden a bike in 4+ years). I would suggest this tour to anyone who wanted an activity in Rome that would take you off the normal paths. It’s a great way to spend 6 hours.
As I was the only person in the group the tour was not cancelled and became a private one for the same price. Samuele is extremely knowledgeable and willing to share his knowledge. The tour was supposed to last 1h30. It ended up lasting 2h30 (!) and was most informative. I definitely recommend this tour. Thank you Samuele!
It was so funny & exciting. Rome at night. It was beautiful, super romantic and something very special. Our wishes were also taken into account. We ate the best ice cream from Rome. It was amazing. 2 hours. No 3rd and forever a highlight for us. Mimmo was just great. Thanks for that. Unforgettable.
With a special thanks to our guide Jos , who made from this trip a memory to never forget .
I found the baths extremely interesting and our guise Sam was excellent