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Ancient Appian Way, Catacombs and Roman Aqueducts Electric-assist Bicycle Tour

  • Explore without breaking a sweat on an electric-assist bike tour from Rome
  • Guide commentary provides in-depth history of ancient Rome
  • Tour covers all the highlights of the Appian Way and its surroundings
Ancient Appian Way, Catacombs and Roman Aqueducts Electric-assist Bicycle Tour
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9am 4.5h EN tour (no catacomb)Most Popular
4.5-hour bike tour departing at 09:00 am (in this version of the tour, the guided tour of the catacombs is NOT included)
10:30am 6-hour tour in French
6-hour bike tour departing at 10:30am
10:30am 6-hour tour in Spanish
6-hour bike tour departing at 10:30am
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Explore the Roman countryside with ease on an electric bike tour. Navigate the highlights of the area—including the ancient Appian Way, the Aurelian walls, and the San Callisto catacombs—without breaking a sweat on a pedal-assisted bike. Escape the crowds of Rome and discover monuments you didn't know existed. Plus, you'll have plenty of time to ask questions in a small group limited to 10 people.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and small group at a central Rome location (address shared after booking), and pick up your electric, pedal-assisted bike and helmet. If the hilly journey through the Roman countryside doesn’t intimidate you, regular bikes are also available.

You'll travel via ground transportation to the beginning of the Appian Way, then mount up and leave the navigation to your guide as you enjoy the scenery and the ease of the assisted bike. Get views from the ground up without the barrier of a tour vehicle window between you and the scenery.

Learn about the history of the Appian Way, constructed in 312 BC, through your guide’s informative commentary. Cycle around the area’s most important landmarks, such as the Caracalla's thermal baths, the Circus of Maxentius, the Aurelian Walls, Caffarella Park, and the Tomb of Caecilia Metella. Listen as your guide sheds light on the history and significance of the ancient sites.

Stop at the San Callisto catacombs—built in the second century and named after the deacon St. Callixtus—and explore the underground tunnels with your guide. Learn their fascinating history and gain insight into ancient Roman burial traditions.

Return to your central Rome meeting point with a deeper understanding of ancient Rome and its traditions, history, and culture.
Reviews (389)
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Reviewed today
great tour

We had a great guide who made the tour really fun and made us feel safe even when we were riding through the city. it was a great way to take in some sites and history. Highly recommended.

Thank Nichole C
Reviewed yesterday
Fun day on an e-bike with Akram

My husband and I did the 6 hour Appian Way tour with e-bikes and our tour was Akram. Full disclosure I hadn't been on a bike in years- but I had a blast. I really appreciated Akram's obvious passion for history and connecting with travelers,...More

Thank Brigitte K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Great Day!

Had a great bike ride around Rome - well worth it! Our guide Kas was very good and gave an informative tour. It was good to get away from the crowds and still see interesting sites. Would highly recommend it!

Thank annprendiville
Reviewed 5 days ago
Fantastic tour not to be missed

Well-maintained bikes, an OUTSTANDING GUIDE and assistant , and the sites of Rome, all add up to an excellent full day of touring. I highly recommend the electric assist bikes.In our group of 12 people most took the assist.You could turn it off if you...More

Thank hellp842
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Totally different view of Ancient Rome

This tour is fantastic and the electric assist bikes make it easy and enjoyable for everyone. Lorenzo (our tour guide) was great - balancing the pace and amount of historical information. Much better than I expected and gave a different view and historical context. Would...More

Thank Kate C
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12 October 2018|
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Response from Kate C | Reviewed this property |
Our tour started at 9am and finished at 1.15. Good time as back in time for lunch (and an afternoon nap 😀)
Carlos C
12 June 2018|
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Response from Darren R | Reviewed this property |
They have an area behind the desk where you can store items. It's not locked but should be relatively secure.