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Rome: Half-Day Ancient Appian Way & Aqueducts E-Bike Tour

Product ID: 43961
Get on your Electric-assist Mountain Bike and experience the Ancient Appian Way, the monumental Roman Aqueducts and the grand Aurelian Walls. Explore Rome’s incredibly rich countryside, an off-the-beaten-track jewel, in the company of an expert guide.
About this activity
Duration: 4.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Follow your guide on a bike tour of the Roman countryside
  • Cycle past the Circus of Maxentius and other Roman ruins
  • Travel along 2,300 year-old cobblestones of the Ancient Appian Way
  • See the amazing aqueducts built by the Romans
Full description
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.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Electric-assist mountain bike or an ultra-light carbon mountain bike, if preferred
  • Helmet (mandatory)
  • Raincoat (if needed)
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Via Labicana 49

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• The length of the tour will be 27 kilometers, roughly 70% of which will take place off-road
• The level of the tour is intermediate
• Infants aged 1-4 years travelling on a child seat (with a load capacity of up to 55 lbs or 25 kg) can come on the tour free of charge
• For children aged 5-8 years, a child extension (child "streamliner") is provided
• Children aged 9 and above can ride on an appropriately-sized bike independently (e-bikes also available)
• Please note that this tour includes some riding in the city (to reach the Appian Way Park, to connect with the Aqueducts Park, and to return to the starting point)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 87 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.7 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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I offered the tour to my 20 year old son and he really enjoyed it! I offered him four tours in Rome and no doubt this is what will be remembered. Liked the guide very much and said it was very easy to keep up. When he did the tour the group was small, which I think gives the guide the opportunity to set a good pace for the tour. I was really surprised by my son's reaction to the activity.

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November 14, 2019

Just a "must do" to see and experience Rome in a completely different way. You come to very different places than the tourist ... SUPER .... Really one of the best things we have done in Rome. We did it on a Sunday (in more than 30 degrees) nice and quiet on the road and the heat we had no problems, was great on the bike. Lisanne, our Dutch guide, was very friendly and told everything very well.

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August 20, 2019

November 2, 2019

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Product ID: 43961