Private Tour - Ancient Ostia Half-Day From Rome

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Piazzale Ostiense, 11, 00154 Roma RM, Italy
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Its time to immerse yourself in fascinating Roman history at the port town of Ancient Ostia! Reach Ostia by metro from Rome to explore ruins of the Thermal Baths of Neptune and the House of Diana in a private Tour. Learn about the town from early to late antiquity as you wander amid its ancient streets, and then return to Rome in time for lunch. This is a perfect comprehensive Ancient Ostia Half-Day Tour From Rome to make the best of your time.

Highlights

  • A day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Small-group tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Skip the line

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Itinerary
Take the Ancient Ostia Half-Day Tour From Rome and follow this itinerary -

Stop At: Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, Ostia Antica, Province of Rome, Lazio

After a short journey on the metro, you will arrive at the old Roman seaport to explore its ancient ruins.

Once inside, your guide will explain how the town served as the main harbor of the Roman republic. Take a look inside its old crematorium, aka the necropolis, and then visit the amphitheater where the Roman crowds roared as they were entertained.

Look inside the Thermal Baths of Neptune to admire its preserved mosaics and frescoes, and walk along ancient cobbles to the House of Diana one of the towns most important ruins.

You will learn about the town at the end of the Roman Empire when the city slipped out of prominence. Hear about the Roman general Sulla, and the new set of city walls that were attributed to his time in power.

Duration: 3 hours

Inclusions

Professional guide

Entry/Admission - Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.

Not wheelchair accessible.

Stroller-accessible.

Near public transportation.

Most travelers can participate.

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.

Traveler Reviews

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  • 26-May-2018

    I'm glad I did this, but it unfortunately was a very hot day, and I eventually didn't get to see the entire city. But what I saw was fascinating, and took over 4 hours. I'm glad I didn't do the tour option, as I'm sure I would have missed areas there are audio guides and maps available at the ticket booth.

  • 04-Apr-2018

    Very good guide which enhances the interest and enjoyment

  • 17-Nov-2017

    Nice way to see some of downtown....

  • 10-Nov-2017

    Very good walking tour of the interesting and active archaeological site along the Lido train line.

  • 12-Oct-2017

    I would recommend this trip to anyone interested in Ancient Rome. Our guide met us at the train station and guided us through a large part of Ostia. He gave vivid descriptions on life in the city showing us unique features of this city.

  • 20-Aug-2017

    We loved this tour! Ostia was so beautiful, and our guide Serena was knowledgeable and friendly. It felt like our group had the site almost to ourselves because there were zero crowds. This was a major contrast to the historic sites in the city itself. We had a Roma pass so we didn't have to pay for the train ticket which we thought was included or the entry to Ostia. We just had to pay for our headset which was not expected, but not expensive. The highlight, though, was Ostia. It was breathtaking. Additionally, once the tour was over we could stay at the site as long as we wished.

  • 04-Apr-2017

    Tour didn't go ahead. Tried to r-ecomfirm a few days before, was told that they wouldn't make a decision about whether the tour was happening until the day before, based on numbers. They were supposed to ring me back with information but didn't. As the concierge at our accommodation said, Very unprofessional. Public transport would have been a better and cheaper option!

  • 15-Mar-2017

    Jeannette was an attentive and knowledgeable guide. She listened and responded to our queries, did not mind waiting while we took photographs and was a mine of information about the tour and Italian life in general. Many thanks for a splendid time.

  • 20-Feb-2017

    This half day tour outside the city was recommended by Rick Steves' Rome and it's well worth it. Here's where you really learn how the Romans lived their daily lives, with housing quarters, markets, bath houses, restaurants, recreation. Ancient city of immense size that your tour guide will bring to life. Our entire family including two 10 year old children have raved about it.

  • 30-Jan-2017

    Great Tour and a great guide

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