eBiking along the Appian Way

Rome, Italy

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icon4 to 5 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Overview

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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

Headsets
PhD archaeologist Professional guide
Use of helmet
Bottled water
e-Bike rental
No extra fees, all included!

Departure Point

Via Cavour, 138, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Circus Maximus
- 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
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Terme di Caracalla
Among the biggest and most well preserved Roman bath; around 15000 people could bath at the same time!
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Arco Di Druso
Erroneously considered a triumphal arch, it is instead one of the arcades of the aqueduct made by Caracalla and meant to feed his Thermal baths.
Duration: 2 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Porta San Sebastiano
The largest and among the best preserved gates in the defensive walls built by Aurelian in Rome.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Chiesa del Domine Quo Vadis
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.
Duration: 2 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Catacombs of Saint Callixtus
One of the biggest Catacombs in town. 50 Martyrs and 16 Popes buried here. We'll ride inside the Vatican City state as this area is among the extraterritorial belongins of the Vatican in Rome!
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Catacombe San Sebastiano
The place where the relics of the apostles Peter an Paul were moved during the invasion of the barbarians to prevent them from being vandalized
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Via Appia Antica
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.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Circus of Maxentius
Chosen as a location for the movie Ben Hur in 1959, the most well preserved ancient roman chariot race track, capable of around 10000 people
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Villa di Massenzio
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.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella
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
Duration: 2 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Complesso di Capo di Bove - Parco Archeologico dell'Appia Antica
The baths of a vast land property of the 2nd century AD with mosaics still preserved
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Parco degli Acquedotti
The name derives from the presence under and overground of seven Roman and papal aqueducts that supplied ancient Rome
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Near public transportation
  • 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

Cancellation policy

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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