Bicycle Tour in Rome

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Electric Bicycle Tour in Rome

Visit ancient Rome by cycling through the Appia Antica Park

The Via Appia Antica is one of the main streets built in Rome and is still in perfect condition. This historical street crosses a beautiful park where the catacombs, mausoleums and churches emerge. The electric bike tour, accompanied by a guide, is undoubtedly the best way to visit this particular area of the city. Have fun and relax by cycling through the particularly beautiful natural park surrounded by ancient monuments whilst sampling the atmosphere of ancient Rome.

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Historical background

The Via Appia Antica was built between the 3rd and 4th centuries BC to connect Rome with Brindisi. This important military and commercial communication route is a miracle of engineering of that time, just think that after 2000 years it is the only road in Rome that does not get full of holes after storms! A very important historical episode was the crucifixion of more than 6000 rebel slaves led by Spartacus along the street as a warning to all citizens. With the end of the Roman Empire, the street fell into disuse until modern times when the Regional Park was established for its protection.

What to expect from the Via Appia Antica electric bike tour

The Appia Antica electric bike tour is the fastest, most practical and fun way to visit this area in the company of a tour guide. The sheer number of monuments along the way is incredible, crossing this archaeological zone by bike will give you the feeling that you are pedaling through history. Throughout the electric bike tour, you can find mausoleums, churches, catacombs and aqueducts immersed in a wonderful natural park. Among the most important monuments you will find during the electric bike tour are: the Catacombs of San Calisto and the Catacombs of San Sebastiano, the Villa dei Quintili, the tomb of Cecilia Metella and many others. The tour guide who is at your beck and call will give you all the information you need to get to know this corner of Rome, where time seems to have stopped 2000 years ago.

Why choose the Appia Antica electric bike tour?

The Appia Antica electric bike tour is a comfortable and fun alternative to visit this part of the city. Rome is beautiful but a bit chaotic and busy, for this reason it is a good idea to take a bike ride in a wonderful park in the company of a tour guide who can show you all the monuments along the way. Almost completely closed to cars, the Via Appia Antica seems to be suspended in time, this will allow you to immerse yourself completely in the atmosphere of ancient Rome and relive the magnificence of the empire.  

How to buy tickets for the Appia Antica electric bike tour

Buying the electric bike tour ticket on our website is very simple.

  • Choose the date of your visit in the calendar
  • Select the number of participants (children may enter the tour from the age of 10 and children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Choose the language and pay attention to the days and times when the tour takes place
  • You will receive a confirmation email with all the information and a copy of the ticket that you must hand in on the day of the visit, which can also be shown on your phone.

What does the Appia Antica electric bike tour ticket include?

The ticket for the guided tour includes:

  • Electric bicycle with helmet and lock
  • 3-hour tour with tour guide in the selected language

Helpful advice

For this tour, we recommend that you wear comfortable clothes and shoes, as well as a bottle of water to keep you hydrated during the tour. We do not recommend the tour to pregnant women. Children can access the tour after the age of 10. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The Romans love this park very much and families often organise picnics during the holidays. All you need is a blanket and a packed lunch to enjoy a day in the heart of ancient Rome.


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