Relive the Ancient Ostia: Half-Day Tour from Rome

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon5 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 4 more

Feel like you’ve traveled back in time at the remarkably well-preserved ruins of the Ancient Ostia. Sometimes referred to as ‘The Better Pompeii,’ this archaeological complex features remains of a once-glorious Roman city including baths, taverns, homes marketplaces and a striking amphitheater. On this half-day tour, travel in an air-conditioned minivan with a small group and learn about the Ostia’s fascinating history on a guided tour.
  • Half-day tour from Rome to the Ancient Ostia
  • Relive the glory of ancient Rome at the well-preserved archaeological site
  • Learn about life in the ancient empire as you stroll among the remains of bathhouses, apartments, marketplaces and theaters
  • See why the Ostia is referred to as 'The Better Pompeii'
  • Tour size is limited for a more personalized small-group experience
  • Travel in an air-conditioned minivan

Visit to the archaeological site of Ancient Ostia
3 hours professional local guide
Small group tour max 12 people
Free transfer offered by Welcome Italy in air conditioning Minivan
Emergency number also operational via whatsapp
Hotel pickup and drop-off (central Rome only)
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Free Pick up from Hotels, Appartments, Bed&breakfast, accomodations. only in the city center (
inside the Aurelian Walls). The address must to be provided on the reservation. If you do not find your
hotel in the list you must necessarily write it: without it, the service is not guaranteed


  • Fiumicino Airport, Via dell' Aeroporto di Fiumicino, 320, 54, Fiumicino Italy

Departure Time

9:00 AM
Pass By:  
Welcome Italy - Day Tours
Pick up from the accomodation -hotel
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
Walk the main street, the Decumanus Maximus, while your tour guide regales you with fascinating stories of the past. The Roman statues lining the walkways are in such perfect condition you’ll feel as though you are walking amongst the ancient Romans themselves! You’ll even be enticed to take a dip in the Baths of Neptune, which are crowned by an impressively intact mosaic of the sea god being drawn by a four horse chariot. And if you are a theatre fan, you will be astounded by Ancient Ostia’s amphitheatre take your place in the stands as 3,500 ancient Roman spectators once did back in 12 BC when it was first constructed. Then feel free to relax for a moment with a friend on the communal forica or toilettes just as the Romans did
Duration: 5 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Provide the Correct address of your accommodation , hotel, B&B
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • PICK UP only in the city center inside the Aurelian Walls
  • Provide the correct phone number with international country code
  • check that you provide all the details to the agency
  • Without this information we can not guarantee the correct service
  • Free transfer offered by Welcome Italy in air conditioning Minivan
  • Emergency number also operational via whatsapp- One day before 24 H. Call to confirm the pick up
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers

Cancellation policy

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