The Appian Way was one of the first roads ever built and ran from ancient Rome all the way to Brindisi in south Italy. On this tour, explore the fascinating ruins along the ancient road by e-bike, meaning you can cycle further and cover up to 19 miles (30 kilometers) without getting tired. See the Aqueduct of Claudius, Circus Maximus, and Bath of Caracalla; learn about ancient Rome from an archaeologist guide; and visit sights often left off other tour itineraries.
Easy-to-pedal E-bikes: travel further and save energy for sightseeing
Visit the Park of the Aqueducts, which most tour itineraries miss
Magnificent views of Rome’s countryside along the Appian Way
Small-group experience with a maximum of 10 people
PhD archaeologist Professional guide
Use of helmet
No extra fees, all included!
Departure & Return
Via Cavour, 138, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Returns to original departure point
What To Expect
- Biggest chariot race track in Ancient Rome and starting point of the Appian Way
- Capable of 250000 people, one quarter of the entire population of Rome in the hey-day
- 600 m in length
During Nero's persecution of Christians, Saint Peter is fleeing Rome to avoid martyrdom, he meets Jesus where now the church is and asks him "Lord, where are you going?" and he replied "I go to Rome, to be crucified again". The apostle then understands that Jesus, with this sign, asks him to return to Rome and accept martyrdom, and he obeys.
An incredible masterpiece of engineering, connecting Rome with the south-eastern part of the empire and built in 312 BC by Appius Claudius Caecus, a politician.
With a length of 360 roman miles, most of them still with the original basalt blocks paving, the Appian way is the longest ancient roman road still preserved and location of important historical events like the crucifixion of Spartacus' 6000 soldiers along the road, the capture of Rome by the Allies during WWII and in 1960 summer Olympics, part of the men's marathon course.
An imperial villa of Rome, built by the Roman emperor Maxentius. The complex is located between the second and third mile of the Appian Way, it consists of three main buildings: the palace, the circus of Maxentius and the dynastic mausoleum.
Monumental tomb meant to celebrate a member of an illustrious family of the 1st century BC boasting one of the members of the Triumvirate of Julius Caesar and the one who put an end to Spartacus' revolt
Make sure you feel comfortable about riding mainly on uneven paths
A short training session to get confident on the e-Bike is mandatory before the tour starts. Safety first!
Maximum age is 70 years
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.
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