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Ancient Appian Way: Electric Bike Tour with Catacombs

Ancient Appian Way: Electric Bike Tour with Catacombs

From $128.99 per person

Explore the ancient Via Appia of Rome on an electric bike tour. Discover the old ruins and pristine beauty of the Appian Way Regional Park. Marvel at the monuments of the Imperial City and take in its unique atmosphere.

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  • Ride along the Appia Antica, one of Ancient Rome's most important roads
  • Discover Roman ruins and aqueducts
  • Tour through the countryside, far from the noise of the city
  • Visit the Catacombs of San Callisto
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Escape the hustle and bustle of central Rome on an e-bike tour of the ancient Via Appia. Travel along the old Roman road into the countryside and through woods and country lanes. Reach the Ancient Appian Way and travel past tombs and the ruins of an Imperial Palace. Along the way, your guide will point out interesting historical facts that will open your eyes to the Rome beyond the monuments. A visit to the Catacombs of San Callisto or San Sebastiano is included as well. See the Park of the Aqueducts and stop for a little break to cool down in the flowing water from the Aqueduct Felice. Before cycling back, admire the ruins of the archaeological site of Capo di Bove.
  • Catacombs of Rome guided tour
  • Access to Catacombs of Rome
  • Live tour guide
  • Transport for activity duration: Electric bike
  • Light lunch
  • Water
  • Coffee
  • Helmet
  • Child bike seat
  • Tag-along bike
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users

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      Meeting point

      Location: Via Labicana 49 Via Labicana 49 From Metro Colosseum (10 to 15 minutes): At the main exit turn left, then walk straight, passing by the Colosseum. Continue following the street as it becomes Via Labicana. Continue walking for about 5 minutes. You will find the number 49 on the right side of the street. From Metro Manzoni (about 10 minutes): Walk down Viale Manzoni towards the Colosseum. Continue walking straight down the street, which turns into Via Labicana. You will find number 49 on the left side of the street.

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      What to bring

      • Comfortable shoes

      Know before you go

      • The length of the tour is 17 miles (27 kilometers), of which 70% will be off-road. The level of the activity is intermediate.
      • 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 aged 9 and above can independently ride on an appropriately sized bike.
      • This tour involves some riding in the city.
      • On Wednesdays in 2020, the route will involve an unavoidable deviation. The tour will be 30 minutes longer.
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      4.9 /5

      based on 424 reviews

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      An unusual path and a greater contact with Roman life and culture than the classic tourist destinations. The Appian Way is literally fascinating and the explanations of the guide to the various stops, where things have happened, give shape and substance to the memories linked to school studies, especially those of elementary school.

      August 31, 2020

      Top journée grâce à Lucio. Les vélos sont en ordre et le tour est vraiment super intéressant grâce à Lucio qui connaît très bien l’histoire de Rome. Repas du midi simple mais très bon et home made. À faire certainement dès que vous avez vu les principaux bâtiments du centre-ville.

      September 5, 2021


      Alessandro, the guide was absolutely amazing. He was extremely personable and informative. The tour was tremendously fun, very easy on the ebike (especially for myself who hadn’t ridden a bike in 4+ years). I would suggest this tour to anyone who wanted an activity in Rome that would take you off the normal paths. It’s a great way to spend 6 hours.

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      August 24, 2021

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      Product ID: 19378

      VA ID: 390355