Ostia Antica: The Lesser-Known Roman Town (Private Tour)

Reservation System:
API Provider: Rezdy
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Location: Rome
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 5.0 hours
Trip difficulty: Moderate
Max Group Size:
Currency: USD
Language: English
TimeZone: America/New_York
Highlights Perfect for those in search of less travelled Roman ruins!
Your own private vehicle throughout the tour
Explore the fabulous site with an expert in the field
Enter ancient homes, amphitheatres, temples, a prison, roads
Visit the Museum: see artworks & family possessions
Discover a quieter, lesser-known archaeological treasure 40 minutes from Rome and see a greatly preserved Roman town

This tour is perfect for those seeking to explore ancient Roman ruins without all the hustle and bustle of visiting Rome's ancient sites. Do not be fooled by a relatively unknown reputation. Ostia is very large, fantastically well preserved and rich in archaeological sites - it spans an area of 10,000 acres and its main street is over a mile long.

* Perfect for those in search of **less travelled Roman ruins**! 
* Enjoy a **private vehicle** round trip from your hotel. 
* Explore the fabulous, expansive site with an **expert in the field**. 
* Enter **ancient homes**, shops, **amphitheatres**, markets, **temples**, a prison, roads. 
* Visit the **Museum**: see artworks & family possessions recovered from the site.

Located near the ancient sea port of Ostia, the site is still being excavated by archaeologists and it is easy to paint a picture of bustling streets, farmers' markets and Roman society in full swing. Enter homes, shops, taverns, places of worship and transport yourself back to a lost time when people slept, ate and lived here. A personal, expert guide gives you the perfect insight and perspective to truly understand the ruins and helps you to fully enjoy its fascinating history and hidden points of interest.

Included A friendly, professional local guide with first-hand knowledge of the area
Plenty of time to take photos of the spectacular sights
Excluded Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend local favourites along the way
Hotel pick up, we do recommend a centrally located start point
Know before you book Please bring comfortable walking shoes
Kids under 4 are free
Know before you go Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes prior to the tour start time
Please bring waterproof clothing in case it rains
In summer, please remember to bring a hat, sunscreen and plenty of water.
Additional Information Not wheelchair accessible
Health Items Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff, Social distancing enforced throughout experience, Gear/equipment sanitized between use, Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized, Guides required to regularly wash hands

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off 48 hours
Minimum 1 guests per booking
Maximum 4 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation

Operating Type:

Fixed Times


All year: From 01-01-2020 To 12-31-2020
Monday 09:30
Tuesday 09:30
Thursday 09:30
Friday 09:30
Saturday 09:30


Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 41.87565, 12.481663
Address: Cafe Piramide, Ostia, Lazio, IT
Notes: Meet at the Cafe Piramide, directly besides the Piramide Metro Station (Line B/Blue Line). You can identify the cafè by the red umbrellas on the tables outside.
Start Location Notes Cafe Piramide, Ostia, Lazio, IT
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 40.7025714, -73.99056
Address: 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Start Location Notes Cafe Piramide, Ostia, Lazio, IT
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States


Cancellation Policy: standard
Cancellation Cut-off: 24 hours
Cancellation Notes: Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund


Other Information

Confirmation necessary? No