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Ancient Appian Way: Electric Bike Tour

1. Ancient Appian Way: Electric Bike Tour

Explore the Roman countryside and its remarkable scenery on this half-day cycling tour. Cycle along 2,300-year-old cobblestone roads to ancient ruins. After a short urban ride, you will reach the beginning of the Ancient Appian Way. This was one of the first roads in Rome, also known as the “Queen of the Streets”. Continue to cycle past ancient tombs and the ruins of an imperial palace. As you ride, your guide will share interesting historical facts that will open your eyes to the Rome beyond the monuments. Leaving the Ancient Appian Way, you will follow the ancient aqueducts through the Roman countryside. After a pleasant ride back, your tour ends with a return to central Rome.

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Ancient Appian Way: Electric Bike Tour with Catacombs

2. Ancient Appian Way: Electric Bike Tour with Catacombs

Escape the hustle and bustle of central Rome on an e-bike tour of the ancient Via Appia. Travel along the old Roman road into the countryside and through woods and country lanes. Reach the Ancient Appian Way and travel past tombs and the ruins of an Imperial Palace. Along the way, your guide will point out interesting historical facts that will open your eyes to the Rome beyond the monuments. A visit to the Catacombs of San Callisto or San Sebastiano is included as well. See the Park of the Aqueducts and stop for a little break to cool down in the flowing water from the Aqueduct Felice. Before cycling back, admire the ruins of the archaeological site of Capo di Bove.

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Fiumicino Airport Private Luxury Transfers to Rome

3. Fiumicino Airport Private Luxury Transfers to Rome

Pre-book this comfortable private transfer by luxury vehicle from Fiumicino Airport to hotels or other accommodations located within the Aurelian Walls of Rome, or vice versa, and start your vacation or business trip in style. An experienced driver will be waiting in the arrival’s hall with a sign with your name on it for ease of contact. There’s no need to worry about flight or customs delays as the driver will wait up to 1.5 hours without extra charge. Then, sit back and relax as they negotiate the busy and unfamiliar roads to get you to your hotel in good time. Forget the stress of finding a taxi on arrival, or dealing with the public transportation system. The service is available between 07:00 and 21:00.

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Shared Shuttle between Fiumicino Airport & Rome

4. Shared Shuttle between Fiumicino Airport & Rome

Say goodbye to airport transportation stress by pre-booking your comfortable one-way airport transfer between the Fiumicino airport and your hotel in Rome. Forget frantically hailing taxis and worrying about timing. Your driver will be waiting for you with your name on a sign at your designated meeting place, either in the Arrivals Hall of the airport at your exact arrival time or in the lobby of your hotel in Rome 3 hours before your departure flight. The convenient shared shuttle service comfortably seats a maximum of 8 passengers, is available 7 days a week, and comes with a cozy air-conditioned vehicle and experienced, qualified drivers.

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Ancient Appian Way, Aqueducts & Catacombs E-Bike Tour

5. Ancient Appian Way, Aqueducts & Catacombs E-Bike Tour

Embark on a guided tour of the Roman countryside on an electric-assist bike. Admire remarkable locations from the 2,300-year-old Ancient Appian Way roads, to the Catacombs of S. Callisto. After a short urban ride, arrive at the Ancient Appian Way and pass ancient tombs and the ruins of an Imperial Palace. Along the way, your guide will point out interesting historical facts about each monument. Head underground to the Catacombs of S. Callisto (or S. Sebastiano) and uncover the haunting history within. Roam the ancient corridors and visit the Crypt of the Popes. Continue along the Appian Way, following the ancient aqueducts through the Roman countryside. Make your return journey back to central Rome where your tour will end.

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Rome: Private Transfer from Fiumicino Airport to City Center

6. Rome: Private Transfer from Fiumicino Airport to City Center

Avoid the scramble for taxis on arrival at Rome’s Fiumicino Airport, and pre-book a private transfer to arrive (or depart) in style. Available day and night (with a small surcharge for transfers between Midnight an 06:00), the transfer is provided by a local ground transport supplier with a professional approach to customer service. Say goodbye to taxi rip-offs with a transfer supervised from a central office by localized GPS Visirun SPA. Your driver will be advised of any updates to your flight to avoid unwelcome waiting charges. You will have 90 minutes after landing to make your way through the airport terminal. Meet your driver after customs in the arrivals hall, where a member of staff will escort you to your waiting vehicle. Then, sit back and relax in a luxury vehicle as you are taken direct to your hotel or private accommodation (within the Aurelian Walls). Arrive refreshed, and start your vacation or business trip in style.

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Rome: Half-Day Ancient Appian Way & Aqueducts E-Bike Tour

7. Rome: Half-Day Ancient Appian Way & Aqueducts E-Bike Tour

The Roman countryside boasts plenty of remarkable vistas. There’s plenty to take in on this half-day cycling tour, from the 2,300-year-old cobblestone roads to the ancient ruins and the incredible scenery. After a short urban ride, you will reach the beginning of the Ancient Appian Way and then continue to cycle past ancient tombs and the ruins of an imperial palace. As you ride, your guide will share interesting historical facts that will open your eyes to the Rome beyond the monuments. Leaving the Ancient Appian Way, you will follow the ancient aqueducts through the Roman countryside, where you might feel like you are in the wild side of Rome of centuries ago. After a pleasant ride back, your tour ends with a return to central Rome.

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Rome: Private Airport Transfer and City Tour

8. Rome: Private Airport Transfer and City Tour

Enjoy a relaxing arrival in Rome and let your private chauffeur pick you up directly from your terminal at Fiumicino Airport. Get into the limousine right away and then just sit back, relax and enjoy your first glimpses of Rome. Once in Rome, take a city tour and see an overview of the most famous sights of the city. Enjoy the exceptional service, as your chauffeur brings you directly to you accommodation in Rome and get your first glimpses of the city within the Aurelian Walls.

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Private Transfer from Central Rome to Civitavecchia

9. Private Transfer from Central Rome to Civitavecchia

On this 45-minute transfer that’s priced for up to 3 passengers, you’ll travel to your destination in luxury by chauffeur-driven Mercedes. The reliable and punctual service is available 7 days a week. A private driver will be waiting to meet and greet you at your pick-up location, holding a sign with your name on it. For departure transfers you’ll be met at your Rome hotel located within the Aurelian walls. If you’re booking an arrival transfer from Fiumicino Airport, the driver will wait for you at the meeting point in Terminal 3. If you’re arriving on a cruise, pick-up is at the pier where your cruise ship docks. One-way transfers can be pre-booked in either direction. In any case, your driver will meet and greet you and soon have you on your way to your final destination.

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Rome: Private Transfer from City Center to Fiumicino Airport

10. Rome: Private Transfer from City Center to Fiumicino Airport

This 45-minute transfer service between central Rome and Fiumicino Airport is priced for up to 3 passengers. Through a localized GPS Visirun SPA, your driver will be advised of your flight arrival and any changes in schedule. Your driver will wait for up to 90 minutes after the landing of your flight without additional charge. Once you clear customs you’ll be greeted a member of the service provider’s staff in the terminal's arrivals hall. Pre-book this comfortable private transfer by luxury vehicle either from Fiumicino Airport to your accommodation located within the Aurelian Walls, or in the other direction, and begin or end your visit to the Eternal City in style. Avoid the stress of finding a taxi or dealing with the public transportation system. The service is available day and night, with a small supplement charge for service between 00:00 and 06:00. Baby/child seats are available on request.

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What people are saying about Aurelian Walls

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 2,238 reviews

Our family, had a wonderful time with our guide, Klaas, despite heavy rain and a stop to change a punctured tyre. Since there were only 4 of us, Klaas took a lot of time to ensure our safety when crossing the road, share with us his knowledge about Rome and his own experience riding bicycle solo from Europe to Asia. We stopped by to have enjoyable lunch, simple but delicious pasta with great conversation with our guide. After we reached the end of the tour, Klaas shared with us his Dutch snacks. I would recommend Klaas and this company to everyone. They are very professional and even offered to refund us in full, when we were already at their shop, if we chose to cancel it because of the rain forecast. You can tell that they are good people and we glad that we went ahead with it although our shoes were soaking wet and we had to buy 3 new shoes . The e-bikes were in good conditions with front pocket to keep your phone, poncho and water bottles. 5 stars tour

One of our favorite things we have EVER done in Rome. I highly recommend this tour. Our guide, Rick, was so kind and so attentive in making sure everyone in the group was doing well. He pointed out potential hazards and when we would need to walk our bikes. We all just loved him. It says “light lunch” on the tour info, but we had plenty of food left over. The E bikes are rugged and easy to use. You get to ride them on the Appian Way which you don’t want to do for a long time, but it will give you a sense of what traveling was like back then. You see incredible lengths of aqueducts and the descent into the catacombs and the things you see and learn down there were awesome. Rick also stopped along the way many times to point out historically significant structures. His explanations were always insightful. We had a mixture of bike riders on our tour, including someone who hadn’t ridden a bike in 25 years. We all made it just fine.

Excellent tour that takes you to so many interesting places in just half a day. The city walls, aqueducts, catacombs, Via Appia, etc. One of the best things we did in Rome! Highly recommended. Prepare for a bumpy ride on Via Appia, but the e-mountain bikes make it easy and fun. Did this tour with my 13-year old and he had a huge smile in his face the whole day. It’s a great activity for families with teens as well.

Beautiful experience! We discovered a wonderful part of Rome. Our guide Alessandro was attentive to our safety and precise and attentive to explanations. Lunch is also excellent.

An incredible day of adventure. Can’t recommend it enough.