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Ancient Appian Way: Electric Bike Tour

4.9 / 5

53 reviews

Ancient Appian Way: Electric Bike Tour

From $62.90 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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  • 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
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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.
  • 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

      Via Capo d'Africa, 29/D, 00184 Rome, Italy. 0,3 miles from the "Colosseo" Metro station (Line B).

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      What to bring

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

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      • Open-toed shoes
      • Unaccompanied minors

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      • 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
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      4.9 /5

      based on 53 reviews

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      We had a great tour with Gian Marco and Alessio through the park of the aqueducts and over the Via Appia Antica. At the end there was a great panorama of Rome from the Aventine. We received explanations from Gian Marco at several points along the way - from world history to childhood memories, there was something of everything. The only (small) flaw: Due to the uneven roads, the seats of the bicycles rattled deeper and deeper and we ended up sitting like on a children's bike.

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      June 12, 2021

      We had a great biking experience! It coincidentally ended up being a private tour with our guide, Fabrizio, and he was very knowledgeable about everything we saw, questions we asked, going our preferred pace, and ensuring our safety on the roads. It's not cheap, but worth the price! We would absolutely take another tour with them!

      December 21, 2019

      Great way to learn things

      Have never tested electric bike before. It was really fun. Also think it was lucky that we took a ride by electric bike when it was as hot as it was. We cycled on narrow roads, lonely roads and a little up and down. We stopped a few times to refill the water bottles and to have our guide talk about aqueducts, ancient graffiti and Via Appia. Very nice to get away from town for a while.

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      July 22, 2019

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      VA ID: 390881