Rome: Appian Way 3-Hour Private Bike Tour

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Rome: Appian Way 3-Hour Private Bike Tour

From $127.14 per person

Depart Rome for a 3-hour private bike tour from the city center to the rich landscape of the Appian Way. Follow in the footsteps of ancient armies, stopping at sites such as the Circus of Maxentius and the Catacombs of San Callisto.

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Duration 3 hours
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English, Italian
Private group


  • Ride a bike along the ancient Appian Way of the Roman Republic
  • See the remains of the archaeological sites of the Circus of Maxentius and Capo di Bove
  • Admire the mausoleum Tomb of Cecilia Metella
Full description
Ride a bike from central Rome to the surrounding countryside, and see the ancient Appian Way of the Roman Republic. An experienced guide will escort you along the historic route of Roman armies to discover ancient monuments, natural beauty and much more. Meet your private guide near the Colosseum, the ancient arena of the Roman Republic. Then, pedal out of the city center towards the Appian Way and Appia Antica Park. Pass the ruins of the Thermal Baths of Caracalla and the imposing Porta San Sebastiano gate in the Aurelian Walls. Travel along the Appian Way towards the Catacombs of San Callisto, an ancient funeral area for early Christians and burial site for at least 50 martyrs and 16 pontiffs of the Catholic Church. Continue past the ruins of the Circus of Maxentius, one of the best-preserved of all the Roman circuses, and second only in size to the Circus Maximus. See the mausoleum Tomb of Cecilia Metella and admire the ruins of the archaeological site of Capo di Bove. The tour includes stops at Porta Celimontana, Thermal Baths of Caracalla, Arco di Druso, Porta S. Sebastiano and Aurelian Walls, Catacombe di S. Callisto (visit not included), Catacombe di San Sebastiano (visit not included), Circus of Maxentius, Tomb of Cecilia Metella, Via Appia Antica and Capo di Bove.
  • High-quality city bike
  • Helmet
  • Tour leader
  • Free bike seat for infants aged 0-4 years
  • Entrance fees
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Via Labicana, 118, 00184, Rome

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • Please note that the tour route is approximately 15 km (9.4 miles)
  • Please ensure that you bring an identification document for each participant
  • Infants should be strictly booked with no less than 2 adults
  • Tours operate rain or shine, please dress appropriately
  • Please note that the total duration of the tour is flexible and adjustable according to the group's average speed. In any case, the total tour duration should not exceed a maximum of 3 hours and 30 minutes.
  • All customers 17 years of age and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
  • Each child using a tag-along or a bike seat must be accompanied by an adult
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

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The bike tour was very cool and fun. Our guide was very friendly. I recommend this tour to anyone who wants to explore Rome by bike. Kim and Kevin - Switzerland (GE)

December 10, 2018

The Roman drivers scared me / us.

March 29, 2019

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