Private tour

Rome: Appian Way, Catacombs and Aqueducts e-Bike Tour

Activity provider: Bicycl-e
Private tour

Rome: Appian Way, Catacombs and Aqueducts e-Bike Tour

Activity provider: Bicycl-e
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From US$ 74.83 per person

Likely to sell out

Discover the history of the oldest highway in Rome, Appia Antica. Aboard a comfortable e-bike, you will explore the area's Roman antiquities, learning the stories behind them as you travel.

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Duration 4 - 5 hours
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Spanish, English, German, Italian, French
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  • Explore the Via Appia Antica on an e-bike
  • Discover fascinating stories of various important sites
  • Enjoy a unique experience among ancient Roman relics
Full description

Swap the hustle and bustle of the big city for a day in the countryside in this fantastic 4-hour or 5-hour electric bike tour. Your guide will be waiting for you at Lungotevere delle Armi 44, where this wonderful adventure will begin. Your route is Via Appia Antica (Appian Way), one of the most important access roads of the city of the Roman Empire. You can follow your guide through imposing aqueducts, including landmarks such as the Catacombs of San Callisto, and will also cross the Regional Park of Appia Antica. You have the option to take a 3-hour tour by electric or manual bicycle, or can instead opt to choose the 5-hour tour which includes the option to visit the Aqueducts Park or the Catacombs of San Callisto or San Sebastiano.

  • E-Bike or bike
  • Private local guide
  • Helmet cover
  • Poncho (in case of rain)
  • 5-litre handlebar bag
  • Child seat or child bike extension (on request)
  • Guided visit of the Catacombs of St. Callixtus or St. Sebastian (if option selected)
  • Guided visit of Aqueducts Park (if option selected)
  • Refreshments
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People under 4 ft 6 in (140 cm)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • The length of the tour is 29 kilometers (18 miles), 60% of which is off-road. The level is easy but it requires a minimum of cycling experience (intermediate with a child seat or child extension)
  • Around 30% of this tour takes place in the City/Tiber cycle path. The tour runs on carefully chosen streets, but some traffic is unavoidable to connect the City Center to Appian Way and the Appian Way to the Aqueducts Park. In the remaining 60% of the route (riding in the parks), there is no traffic
  • Infants up to 20kg traveling on a child seat, come on the tour free of charge
  • Children up to 139cm join the tour with a child extension
  • Children from 140cm and above can independently ride an E-bike
  • This tour doesn't include any food/drinks; however, the route offers possibilities to purchase some (to be consumed during a suitable break)
  • This tour is guaranteed in adverse weather
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 229 reviews

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This tour went WAY beyond our expectations. Our guide, Adrianna, was spectacular. She was incredibly knowledgeable and very in tune with my son and I. We saw so much of the city that the regular tours would never have shown us. This was probably the most fun thing we did in Rome!!

March 25, 2023

Our guide was excellent! I enjoyed seeing the Appian Way and doing something fun and different in Rome. My only complaint is that it was not a leisurely bike ride like I was expecting-it was rough and muddy. It had rained a lot the day before. As long as you're prepared to get your shoes a little dirty and for the bumps, you'll enjoy this tour!

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December 27, 2022

We had a spectacular day with Alessio on our E-bike tour. Alessio went above and beyond with his time and knowledge of the city and surrounding areas. We were able to see so much more of the city than we thought was possible on a 5-hour bike tour. Alessio was a very generous, knowledgeable and welcoming guide who personalises the experience to the group he is with. We saw a great mix of interesting sites and historical locations. We ticked off so much from our Rome bucketlist like the keyhole view of St Peters Basillica, the Baths of Caracalla, the Aquaduct park, the Appian Way and the Mouth of Truth. If you are staying in Rome for a short amount of time, this is the perfect experience - you learn and see so much of the city and the surrounding areas. The bikes were comfortable and easy to use - a perfect break after lots of walking. Thank you Alessio for a great day!

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January 12, 2023

Product ID: 329546