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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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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.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Highlight of the trip

We took this 6 hour ancient Rome bike tour from TopBike on our final day in Rome. It included the Appian Way, catacombs and aqueducts. The whole experience was amazing! Our guide Max was very knowledgeable and friendly. He made sure we all travelled safely...More

1  Thank skyblueaaron
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Amazing but comments for parents

Went on this wonderful tour in Rome . I was a solo traveler and there were 2 families with two youngsters each. Some comments 1. we had to do a lot of waiting and exceedingly slow riding for the slower members of the group which...More

Thank NGveryhappy
Ciro M, Proprietario at TopBike Rental & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Client, I'm happy you overall liked the experience. In group tours these situations can happen. In the details of the tour on our website this tour is rated as "intermediate" and our guides underline this in the presentation of the tour. But at the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Best bike tour ever

Emmanuel was our guide and he was superior in every way. He took great care to ensure safety of our group, great wonderful historical info about the sites, was friendly and entertaining. I highly recommend this tour and company

Thank Carolyn C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
4Hr Appian Way, “Catacombs”, Aquaducts...

I had a great time on this tour! I am an experienced cyclist. My wife was not as happy due to the speed being quite high. We seemed to be in a rush. She is a city cyclist and although capable of all the trail...More

Thank Darren R
Ciro M, Proprietario at TopBike Rental & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear client, Thanks for your inputs, that I'd like to comment. I agree the duration of the tour is a little tight, in fact we have decided to extend it to 4,5 hours (rather than 4 hours) next year. But rather than this I do...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Awesome Experience - Even In The Rain!

This was the most memorable experience of our recent trip to Rome. Our guide Mathieu, certainly had his work cut out with our group. The individual age of each member of our group must have been over 50 years young. With the skill of a...More

Thank Darren D
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Carlos C
11 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.
26 April 2018|
Response from Patricia B | Reviewed this property |
No, Villa dei Quintili is not included in the tour.
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