Eat your way through the Eternal City on this 3-hour bicycle tour of Rome. See major mounments and intriguing neighborhoods. Savor the classic flavors of Italy, sampling delicious artisan pizza, homemade gelato, and more. Catch your breath at charming bakeries as you ride the historic streets.
Embark on a 3-hour bike tour to experience the sights, smells, and tastes of Rome. Of course, the bikes and delicious culinary samples are included! In fact, you'll break up your bike ride through history with at least 3 stops, where you can sample some luscious produce and noteworthy Italian street food.
Begin the day with an authentic Italian breakfast at an artisenal bakery. Espresso coffee and a typical Roman croissant are included to fuel the journey ahead. This delicious meal will be just enough to satiate you while leaving room the ice cream and pizza that comes later!
After breakfast, pedal past the most iconic symbols of Imperial Rome, including the Colosseum. Marvel at the colossal Colosseum, the world's largest amphitheatre which represents the pinnacle of Roman architectural and engineering feats. Imagine the history of this impressive structure, which held countless public spectacles and the famous gladiator battles.
Next, cycle on to Circus Maximus, another impressive remnant of a long lost era. A place for chariot racing, this was the first and largest stadium in ancient Rome and subsequently the Roman Empire. Now, it has been transformed into a beautiful public park which will add a pop of green to our journey. Continue on to the former Jewish Ghetto, established in 1555 by papal command.
Listen to your guide as he recounts the history behind this famous neighborhood. Marvel at the many ornate plazas - or piazzas, in Italian - that we cruise through, including the Campo de’Fiori, Rome's medieval market. The name Campo de' Fiori - which literally translates as "field of flowers" dates back to the middle ages, when the city square was actually a meadow.
Next, pass by the famous Pantheon, an ancient temple to the gods. With the world's largest unreinforced concrete dome, it is an architectural wonder. From here, progress to the well-known Trevi Fountain, where you can toss a coin in and make a wish. Don't forget to snap some photos at each spot while your guide details its history!
Finally, enter one of Rome's most famous bakeries, or forno. Receive an exclusive glimpse inside the kitchen and see how the pizza is prepared. Then enjoy one of these authentic pizzas, assembled from an ancient recipe. End your tour with sweet and refreshing homemade ice cream, learning about its ancient origins and revered place in Italian culture.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We recommend wearing hats and sunglasses during the summer season.
Please note that this tour is not suitable for kids under 4 years of age.