- 5 Hours
- Age 10+
Rome Bike Tours | Choose between a city bike or an e-bike, then put on your helmet and start following your guide along the most important ancient long road.
During this tour, you will discover the Regina “Viarium”, the queen of long roads, better known as the Appian Way. There you will pedal along cobbles laid by the Romans many millennia ago. This road is one of the earliest and strategically most important Roman roads. Built to connect Rome to the port city of Brindisi, the Appian Way later became an early Christian burial site with underground catacombs that flank many ancient ruins along the way. So nowadays, it represents one of the main memories of Ancient Rome and its treasures that you can discover thanks to our Guided Rome Appian Bike Tour of the Ancient Appian Way.
With this tour, we provide your experience and competence with the best official guides that will tell you all about the intriguing history of this incredible way, and they will comment on each stop and meet you along the ride.
Left the starting point, your Appian Bike Tour will start from the Colosseum, the emblem of the Eternal City, and the main roman ancient monument, more than be the leading entertainment during the archaic period, characterized by fighting between men and wild beasts. From there, you will be led to the Circus Maximus, another building for entertainment specialized in horse rides. Continuing your ride, you will arrive at the Baths of Caracalla, the second most important and most significant Roman baths, built during the reign of Septimius Severus and Caracalla, nowadays a great tourist attraction, even because it shows the genius of Romans in engineering. Go on with your tour on a route extremely suggestive because you will see some of the most important monuments along the way. Admire the Catacombs of Saint Calisto, the most famous ones you will find on the road, and see ruins such as the Tomb of Cecilia Metella on a 12-mile (20-km), the symbol of the Appian Way, and after a hard riding on cobbles, enjoy the countryside that stretches up to the Nymphaeum of Villa Dei Quintili. Your tour goes on through Caffarella Park. You can admire incredible ruins such as the Nymphaeum of Egeria, the Tomb of Annia Regilla, the Roman cistern, and the Aurelian Wall form together with a stunning landscape out of the present time. Admire the greatness of the incredible Roman Aqueduct, which fed roman houses and baths for centuries and was used as entertainment. After roughly four hours on your bike, you’ll finish back at the starting point. Along the way, it will be offered a soft drink to each participant.
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We recommend you wear comfortable shoes, protect yourself from the sun, and drink a lot during the ride.
You can even choose to have a tour of an e-bike for just 10 euros more.
What will you see in Appian Bike Tour :
- Circus Maximus
- Caracalla’s Bath
- Aurelian walls
- Ancient Appian Way,
- Circus of Maxentius
- Roman Tombs
- Archeological Appian Park
- Roman Aqueduct
- Quintili’s Villa
- And much more …
Rome Appian Bike Guided Tours can be customized. Please send your request.
Appian Bike Tour includes:
- Tour guide
The price per person may vary depending on the number of participants. All our tours and itineraries can be customized and organized for individuals and for small or large groups. We can organize exclusive services for corporate events, anniversaries, or special occasions.