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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 4 days ago
Fun, Informative & Bumpy!!!

Santiago was a terrific guide on our 4 hour tour. As experienced riders, we chose not to utilize the electric bike. That said, we were surprised at the dangerous road conditions and narrow trail paths. The weather was perfect, we learned a lot and would...More

Thank Perri F
Ciro M, Proprietario at TopBike Rental & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your review and good to hear you had a nice morning with Santiago. The stretch of this itinerary that runs on the Appian Way takes you on the original ancient Roman road that was built in the 3rd century B.C. The road is...More

Reviewed 5 days ago
What a fun and great experience!

We signed up for this attraction well in advance of our trip and we are so happy we did. Our guide was knowledgeable and fun. This was one of the best experiences we had in Italy and would recommend this for everyone who is physically...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 1 week ago
Best part of our trip

We are a family of 4, with 2 teenage sons. This was by far the best time we had. With this tour, we did the 6 hour tour, you get a chance to leave the city and crowds and experience the countryside and some amazing...More

Thank Mariano D
Reviewed 1 week ago
Appian way, electric bike tour

We chose the 10.30am to 4.30pm Appian way electric bike tour. Best decision of the trip. The bike shop is located close to the Colosseum. Easy to find and seamless introduction. Really professional. They are ready and waiting when you arrive. It was a great...More

1  Thank Celine H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roman Walls, Aqueducts and Catacombs, Oh My!

We were two families traveling together, two moms and three adult children. The address of the bike shop was easy to find and the check-in process smooth. The electric-assist bicycles were new, and equipped with a container on the front for water (which was provided)...More

1  Thank DeniseKramer
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Response from Celine H | Reviewed this property |
We went last Sunday and it happened. That was the appian and catacomb tour. It’s was great! Wouldn’t miss out if u can help it
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