Outdoor activity: Tour of Appian Way and Aqueducts Park by Bike
Join this small group tour into the beauty of Roman countryside and rich history still perfectly preserved. This bike tour of Rome includes the Appian Way, the Catacombs and the Aqueducts Park near Rome, but also other historical landmarks.
Biking through the Appian Way and Aqueducts park in Rome highlights:
- Explore the Roman countryside with a bike tour of the historical heritage
- Includes a guided visit of the ancient catacombs
- Ride your bike along the famous ancient Appian Way
- Admire the great ruins along the itinerary
- Visit the fascinating Aqueducts Park and have a light aperitif
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Discover one of the least known but most authentic parts of Rome, where few tourists ever go and enjoy a half-day tour of the Appian Way, Catacombs and Aqueducts Park.
Discover the Appian Way with this bike tour
This is a veritable eXPerience in Rome, where you cycle along the ancient famous Appian Way, a cobblestone street that might have been the place for Imperial parades and marches several millennia ago.
With a small group and led by an expert guide, you will explore the countryside close to Rome, discovering a charming place filled with history and culture. Along a wonderful itinerary of about 30 kilometers and also including several hills, this bike tour of ancient Roman heritage is for experienced cyclists and people with above average fitness level.
Visit the Catacombs and the Aqueducts Park
An amazing adventure in Rome, a journey back in time that will have you ride along the renowned Appian Way, passing by ancient palaces and aqueducts, a mysterious sepulcher and other landmarks.
You will be guided through the ancient Roman Catacombs and discover a hidden part of Rome that few people get to see.
The best tour to explore the nature around Rome
There are also other magnificent landmarks featured in this half day tour of Rome by bike, including the thermal baths of Trajan, the Aurelian Walls, the Circus of Maxentius and many others, each one presenting an interesting insight into the past of Rome and the life of its people.
This is truly one of the most inspiring Rome experiences ever, combining the discovery of the Appian Way, the ancient catacombs and aqueducts, with the exploration of the Roman countryside by bike. Enjoy also a typical Italian aperitif!
More tours to visit Rome by bike!
If you are interested in taking a tour of Rome by bike, but you want to discover the city centre, check out the Rome city centre bike tour, the panoramic tour of Rome or the Rome in one day bike tour.
- Baths of Caracalla
- Aurelian Walls
- Catacombs of St. Callixtus (or Saint Sebastian)
- Ancient Appian Way park
- Circus of Maxentius
- Mausoleum of Caecilia Metella
- Park of the Aqueducts
- Carbon mountain bike or, if you prefer, an electric-assist mountain bike
- English speaking guide
- Guided visit of the catacombs
The meeting point is close to the Colosseum.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest you to wear comfortable clothes, appropriate for a biking experience.
Please note that this tour will depart with a minimum of 3 participants.
The Cancellation Policy for this eXPerience is the following:
- 8 + days prior to the start of the tour: 15 euro administration fee (per booking, not per person)
- 1 - 7 days prior to the start of the tour: 50% of the total booking
- Last 24 hours and no shows: 100% of the total booking
Please be informed that:
- infants between 1 and 5 years: up to 25kg, riding on a child seat on our tours
- children between 5 and 8 years: riding on a child extension
- children between 9 and 11 years: riding on their own 24"-wheeled bike, also electrically-assisted
- children aged 12 and above: riding on their own adult bike, also electrically assisted
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.
Reviewed by Eric R. from
This tour exceeded my and my wife's expectations, simply wonderful!
I can't say enough good things about this tour. Of course the scenery and the tour stops were spectacular. Where the tour really shined was the equipment and the people. Our guide was funny, extremely well informed and kind. The bicycles had electric assist which made the 18 mile trip a breeze. If you are in Rome you must go on this tour!
Reviewed by Vera C. from
Rome by bike: amazing eXPerince!
ItalyXP team was great: their Customer Service department was fantastic in helping us to tailor the tour. They gave us all information we need to join this experience. Our E-bikes were comfortable even for those who were not used to go by bike. Lorenzo, our guide, was very knowledgeable and helpful, and made the tour very interesting. The final stop at the Caffarella Park was the best: wine & cheese tasting was superb! For sure we will join it again when we will be back in Rome! Thank you ItalyXP!
Reviewed by Andrea M. from
Una esperienza da non perdere
Veramente non avrei potuto pensare a un modo migliore per visitare il parco della via Appia Antica e dintorni, combinando una visita culturale con una piacevole attività fisica. Siamo stati accolti da personale molto gentile e preparato, e con nostra sorpresa ci siamo trovati con una guida personale solo per la nostra famiglia. La guida era molto preparata e ben organizzata. L'itinerario è stato studiato con molta attenzione ad evitare strade proncipali e a massimizzare il percorso su strade non aperte al traffico o viottoli di campagna. Ovviamente, questa gita è stata molto apprezzata dai bambini, sicuramente di più delle più delle visite ai musei ... :).
Ho trovato questa idea mentre cercavo altre cose sul sito di ItalyXP e alla fine è risultata una delle esperienze migliori della nostra visita a Roma.
Reviewed by Travelsolo1 from United States
Great Appian Way Tour
We spent a wonderful 6 hours exploring the Appian Way, Catacombs and viaduct area outside Rome city center. Daniele was a great guide and very concerned with our safety and interests. He was so knowledgeable and the book he used to illustrate what we were seeing added to his wealth of knowledge. We loved the stop at the sheep farm and brought back delicious cheese to share with our relatives in NY for the holidays. There were a few hills but the bikes were in excellent shape so the hills weren't so bad.