Relive The Ancient Ostia: Half-Day Tour From Rome

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9am Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Pick up service for centrally located hotels/accommodation in Rome
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Relive the glory of Ancient Rome with us on a guided visit to Ostia Antica in a Small Group max 12 people. Visit this once lively harbor town founded in the 4th century BC. Ancient Ostia is commonly referred to as The Better Pompeii due to the astonishing preservation of its buildings. You will stroll through ancient taverns, baths, apartments, groceries and theatres and their present condition so strikingly exceeds that of the Roman Forum, Imperial Forum and Pompeii, that it seems a misnomer to call them ruins.

Highlights

  • Skip the line
  • Small-group tour

Know More about this tour

Ancient Ostia is commonly referred to as The Better Pompeii due to the astonishing preservation of its buildings. You will stroll through ancient taverns, baths, apartments, groceries and theatres and their present condition so strikingly exceeds that of the Roman Forum, Imperial Forum and Pompeii, that it seems a misnomer to call them ruins.

Here its easy to let your imagination fly and feel like youve been transported back in time in this once bustling Roman harbor town the isolated ruins reveal no sign of the modern world so youll have a truly authentic experience! Walk the main street, the Decumanus Maximus, while your tour guide regales you with fascinating stories of the past. The Roman statues lining the walkways are in such perfect condition youll feel as though you are walking amongst the ancient Romans themselves! Youll even be enticed to take a dip in the Baths of Neptune, which are crowned by an impressively intact mosaic of the sea god being drawn by a four horse chariot.

And if you are a theatre fan, you will be astounded by Ancient Ostias amphitheatre take your place in the stands as 3,500 ancient Roman spectators once did back in 12 BC when it was first constructed. Then feel free to relax for a moment with a friend on the communal forica or toilettes just as the Romans did! Dont miss the chance to experience the Better Pompeii, the tour of Ancient Ostia, a Roman experience.

Inclusions

  • Visit to the archaeological site of Ancient Ostia
  • Admission ticket Ancient Ostia
  • 3 hours professional local guide
  • Small group tour max 12 people,
  • Transportation in a minivan with air-conditioned

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Dress code is smart casual

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

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