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  3. Rome
  4. Aventine Hill

Panoramic Views of Rome Private Bike or E-Bike Tour

Product ID: 74671
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Private City Bike or E-Bike Tour of Rome through the eternal city's most beautiful views! Explore the famous Pincio Terrance, Orange Tree Garden and even the Janiculum hill. Opt for an e-bike to explore Rome's famous hills without the sweat.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Pickup included

Hotel pick up is available for a surcharge. Please contact Bicicletta Italiana immediately after booking this tour for more information.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a private bike tour with an expert local guide for you and your group
  • Upgrade to an e-bike and let the bike do the work for you
  • Explore Rome’s top panoramic views in a fun and ecological way
Full description
Rome's seven famous hills offer stunning vistas over the piazzas, cupolas and monuments below. Enjoy this private bike tour through the Eternal City's most coveted viewpoints. Choose a City Bike for a traditional experience, or upgrade your trip to an E-Bike tour. Your bike tour through history begins in Vatican City at the Papal Basilica of San Pietro, or simply St. Peter’s Basilica, a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture that symbolizes the early ambition and opulence of the Renaissance popes. This dome shaped piazza is bordered on either side by two huge colonnades that were designed principally by Baroque genius Lorenzo Bernini. Inside, even the most travelled tourists will easily be breezed by the marvelous cavernous 187000cm long interior and other priceless works that greet them, of course, including Michelangelo's awe-inspiring Pieta.

Cycle across the Via Della Conciliazione and head to the right bank of River Tevere where you’ll encounter Castel Sant’Angelo, a towering ancient Italian building that was initially commissioned by Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for himself and his family. Once the tallest building in Rome, Sant’Angelo now serves as a museum,the Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. Continue biking and right ahead you’ll come face to face with Gianicolo, the hill that affords you the best view of Rome. The panorama from the top of Gianicolo leaves you breathless. And not only does Ganicolo hill give you a stunning view of Rome’s beautiful landmarks and buildings, but also a slightly modern history lesson on Risorgimento, the nineteenth-century revolution that unified present Italy. Bike past the busts of the ancient heroes that are scattered along the pathways while stopping for a few seconds to enjoy the gigantic statute of the legendary Giuseppe Garibaldi on horseback.

Bike further ahead to meet one of the seven great hills of Rome on which this ancient city was built, the Aventino hill, where you'll peek through the Knight's of Malta Keyhole. Conclude the tour in the heart of Rome, above Piazza del Popolo, as you climb towards the Pincio Terrace and Villa Borghese. Here, save one last gasp for Michelangelo’s celebrated architectural achievement: the dome which dominates the skyline in a soul-stirring panorama of Rome’s rooftops awash in spectacular rose-gold light. 

Itinerary: Start Point at Borghese or San Pietro, Castel Sant’Angelo, Gianicolo, Aventino, Pincio
Includes
  • Qualified tour guide with a license that speaks your language
  • Helmet
  • Security lock (to be used every time you park)
  • RCA Insurance
  • Taxes
  • Map of Rome
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off are not included and may be booked separately for a surcharge directly through Bicicletta Italiana
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Via di Tor Margana 3, 00186, Rome, Italy

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Important information
Know before you go
• The minimum age to ride a bike is 7 years old
• Children 6 and younger may ride in a seat attachment
• Please let your tour operator know in advance if a child of 6 or younger will be participating in the tour
• For tours by city bike, a medium-high level of fitness is required
• This requirement does not apply to the e-bike option
• This tour is not advisable for pregnant women
• Hotel pick up is available for a surcharge. Please contact Bicicletta Italiana immediately after booking this tour for more information
• These bike tours run rain or shine

From £244.97 Per group up to 2

Organized by

Bicicletta Italiana

Product ID: 74671