Appian Way Catacombs and Roman Aqueducts Cannondale EBike Tour

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Explore rural Italy and discover ancient Roman ruins on this 4.5- or 6- hour (6.5-hour on Wednesdays) Ancient Appian Way, Catacombs, and Roman Aqueducts electric-assist bicycle tour. Cycle on the Ancient Appian Way with an electric-assist bike with your guide. Marvel at Roman ruins such as the Aurelian Walls, the Circus of Maxentius, and the Tomb of Caecilia Metella. Delve deep into the 2nd-century San Callisto or San Sebastiano catacombs (only in the 6-hour version of the tour) to learn of Roman burial traditions and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 10 people. This tour comes in two variants: a shorter 4.5-hour version and a longer 6-hour one. The two variants are identical in itinerary but differ in their inclusions. For more info please check the Important info section.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: TopBike Rental and Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Porta San Sebastiano

Marvel at the imposing Porta di San Sebastiano, a gate in the 3rd-century defensive walls of Rome.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Via Appia Antica

Ride on the "Regina Viarum", the Queen of the Roads - an ancient highway built in the 4th century BC, stretched between Rome and Brindisi (in its initial form, about 538 km long!)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Catacombs of Saint Callixtus

In the 4.5-hour tour, a short pause to contemplate the massive burial underground, resting place to half a million souls. In the 6-hour tour, a 45-minute guided visit of these 2nd-century catacombs, in all their complexity and mystery! Note: On Wednesdays, we will visit the Catacombs of San Sebastiano instead.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Circus of Maxentius

Stop by the monumental ruins of this Imperial Villa and its adjacent Circus (a private chariot racetrack), dating from the beginning of the 4th century AD.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella

The largest mausoleum ever built on the Ancient Appian Way - dedicated to a young noblewoman from the 1st century AD.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Villa dei Quintili e Santa Maria Nova

Witness the sprawling remains of this 2nd-century villa, which raised the envy of Emperor Commodus (stop for this highlight included only in the in the 6-hour tour).

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Parco degli Acquedotti

A large park criss-crossed with the arches of several ancient Aqueducts supplying Rome with water.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Terme di Caracalla

A view over the remains of one of ancient Rome's largest thermal baths (highlight included only In the 6-hour tour)

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Parco Della Caffarella

Bike through this island of countryside in the midst of the sprawling city of Rome... replete with rustic animal farms and large green pastures.
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