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

Product ID: 43961
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Get on your Electric-assist Mountain Bike and experience the Ancient Appian Way, the monumental Roman Aqueducts and the grand Aurelian Walls. Explore Rome’s incredibly rich countryside, an off-the-beaten-track jewel, in the company of an expert guide.
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Experience

Highlights
  • Follow your guide on a bike tour of the Roman countryside
  • Cycle past the Circus of Maxentius and other Roman ruins
  • Travel along 2,300 year-old cobblestones of the Ancient Appian Way
  • See the amazing aqueducts built by the Romans
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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.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Electric-assist mountain bike or an ultra-light carbon mountain bike, if preferred
  • Helmet (mandatory)
  • Raincoat (if needed)
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses

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Meeting point

Via Labicana 49

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• The length of the tour will be 27 kilometers, roughly 70% of which will take place off-road
• The level of the tour is intermediate
• Infants aged 1-4 years travelling on a child seat (with a load capacity of up to 55 lbs or 25 kg) can come on the tour free of charge
• For children aged 5-8 years, a child extension (child "streamliner") is provided
• Children aged 9 and above can ride on an appropriately-sized bike independently (e-bikes also available)
• Please note that this tour includes some riding in the city (to reach the Appian Way Park, to connect with the Aqueducts Park, and to return to the starting point)

From £52.44 per person

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Product ID: 43961