Appian Way Bike Tour!
If you want to experience the authentic Roman countryside, combining rich history and beautiful nature this Appian Way Bike Tour is a perfect choice!
The Appian Way, known as the “Queen of the long roads”, is one of the earliest and strategically most important Roman roads of the ancient republic. While biking this road, you will encounter ancient monuments, catacombs and you will even cycle along stretches of the original 2300-year-old basalt stones.
Along the way, you will see the ruins of tombs, mausoleums, and statues as back in ancient times, the Appia Antica was lined with monuments to honor the dead.
You will hear the fascinating history of one of the most famous roads in the world and there will be plenty of time for pictures!
This is one of the most stunning itineraries on the Appian Way, or Regina Viarum as Roman citizens used to call it.
Starting from the “Domine Quo vadis?” church to the Nymphaeum of Quintili’s Villa, you will explore an incessant series of different tombs, among them the grand Cecilia Metella Tomb.
Distance on Bike: approx. 12, 5 km (7, 5 miles)
Trail: dirt path, sampietrino and cobblestones.
Suggested for: from 12 years upwards