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Rome: Appian Way Catacombs and Aqueducts Private Bike Tour

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Rome: Appian Way Catacombs and Aqueducts Private Bike Tour

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

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Duration 3 - 5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • 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 3-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 also includes a visit to the Catacombs of San Callisto or San Sebastiano.
Includes
  • e-Bike or bike
  • Private local guide
  • Helmet cover
  • Lock
  • Entrance to the San Callisto or San Sebastiano Catacombs (if chosen)
  • Child seat or child bike extension (on request)
  • Refreshments
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles

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  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • Infants aged 1-4 years traveling on a child seat (with a load capacity of up to 55 lbs or 25 kg) can join the tour free of charge
  • Children aged 5-8 years traveling on a child extension (child "streamliner") can join the tour free of charge
  • Children aged 9 and above can ride on an appropriately-sized bike independently (e-bikes also available from 140cm)
  • Free child seats for children up to 20 kilograms are available
  • You must be at least 140 centimeters to ride the e-bikes
  • For children on child seats or bike extension the Catacombs entrance ticket is not included
  • This tour is guaranteed in adverse weather
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 39 reviews

Review summary

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

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This bike ride after 2 days of walking in Rome was welcome. Our guide Alberto shared with us this interesting experience of getting out of the city center and discovering the beginning of the Roman countryside. Very attentive to our safety and attached to making us discover the places of history encountered on the APPIA ANTICA, Alberto is a very friendly and very professional guide. We had a great day of discovery with him. The visit to the catacombs of San Callisto is definitely worth the detour.

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October 5, 2021

My husband and I did the five hour bike tour, including the San Sebastian catacombs, with Alessio on June 23rd, 2020. Alessio is such an amazing guy…so nice and so fun and showed us all around Rome and educated us on the vast history of Roma. We stopped at a cafe and had a coffee and a panini with Alessio on the way. This was one of the best tours and one of our best days in Rome. Seeing Rome by bike is a great way to explore the city. We highly recommend this tour and we thank Alessio for such an amazing day!

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June 24, 2021

Notre Guide Massi était super, il connaît bien Rome et raconte beaucoup d’anecdotes. La balade débute le long des quais du Tibre et donne l’occasion d’admirer de nombreux monuments sous un autre angle. Ps we problème pour les pauses photo. Il adapte son rythme aux participants (nous rions une famille, mais n’avons pas pu faire l’acqueduc car trop temps ). a ville qui s’ouvre sur la Via Appia est un enchaînement, fini la ville, bonjour les fleurs, les pâturages, les pins. Nous avons pu visiter des catacombes du début du christianisme, ici aussi les enfants ont tout compris. Notre quide parlait français parfaitement, d’origine congolaise. Il aimait bien taquiner er blaquer tout en n’oubliant pss son sujet. Son m est Jacques. Nous avons continué par des paysages superbes, herbes aromatiques, anecdotes de toutes sortes, heureusement la via Appia n’est pas pavee tout le long! En tout nous avons dû rouler 6h au lieu des 5, les heures ne sont pas comptées! Vélos électriques aident bcp

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November 8, 2021

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