Guided tour

Ancient Appian Way: Electric Bike Tour

Ancient Appian Way: Electric Bike Tour

From US$ 50.91 per person

Hop on your electric-assisted mountain bike and experience the Ancient Appian Way. Explore Rome’s rich countryside filled with aqueducts and old ruins in the company of an expert guide.

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Duration options: 4 - 5 hours
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Highlights
  • Ride along the Appia Antica, Ancient Rome's main road
  • Enjoy a guided bike tour through the Roman countryside
  • Discover the ruins of the Appian Way Regional Park
  • See the amazing aqueducts built by the Romans
Full description
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.
Includes
  • Live tour guide
  • Transport for activity duration: Electric bike
  • Helmet
  • Child bike seat
  • Children's bike
  • Tag-along bike
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users

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      Meeting point

      Meet at the Easy Bike bicycle rental shop at the bottom of Circus Maximus.

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      What to bring

      • Passport or ID card
      • Comfortable shoes
      • Weather-appropriate clothing

      Not allowed

      • Open-toed shoes
      • Unaccompanied minors

      Know before you go

      • Tours operate rain or shine
      • Children aged 1-4 years can attend on a child bike seat
      • Child bike seats have a maximum weight limit of 55 lbs (25 kg)
      • For children aged 5-8 years old, a tag-along will be provided
      • Children at least 1.5-meters tall may ride their own bike
      Customer reviews

      Overall rating

      4.9 /5

      based on 244 reviews

      Review summary

      • Guide
        4.8/5
      • Transportation
        4.6/5
      • Value for money
        4.6/5
      • Safety
        4.7/5

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      The tour enables you to experience nature in close proximity to the center. The e-mountain bikes were of very high quality and it was a lot of fun to ride them over the sometimes bumpy Via Appia. Elena is a great tour guide and inspires with her narrative style at the various stops on the route. We had the impression of getting to know the “other” Rome, away from the cultural and historical sights and the tourist crowds. We recommend!

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      October 31, 2021

      Very fun activity to do. Good physical exertion to lose the extra holiday kilos that can be gained from the delicious Italian food and ice cream, very nice to be outside the busy city. But above all to learn a lot about the development and about the long history of the great city of Rome; and that under the guidance of a very experienced, well historically educated and enthusiastic guide.

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      September 23, 2021

      This was our favorite moment in Rome - hands down. Glenn was a really great guide, knowledgeable lovely guy and we really enjoyed sharing this time with him. The e bikes were really easy to ride, intuitive and I loved the 'assist' for the (few) hills. It makes this tour accessible to most all levels of riders! The close up view of the aqueducts, the open air and gorgeous countryside just outside Rome... Super fun and relaxing and informative. Highly recommended.

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      September 12, 2021

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      VA ID: 390881