Meeting point is few steps away from metro stop "Circo Massimo" and a stone's throw from the bike path which leads to the Appian Way. We will introduce ourselves and I will show you the cycling route on a map. Then we'll pick up our mountain bikes and helmets, and start our ride to the ancient Appian Way, Roman aqueducts, and Park of the Caffarella. We will also stop for a guided visit at the Catacombs (30 mins). I will give you historical insights about the sites we visit. This experience will be mostly off-road, and we will avoid the busiest streets. We will stop in many beautiful places and you can take photos.
I was born and raised in Rome, but I have lived and studied in several European countries. I dropped my career in a lab 5 years ago to backpack 6 months around Asia. I then realized I don’t need to sell my belongings and get comfortable rotating the same three shirts in a distant land to make a change. Today I bike daily. This experience is led by me and my friend Federico who's been doing bike tours for 7 years.
Guided visit to the Catacombs
Bicycles, E-bike or regular MTB
This is an open-air journey, through picturesque landscapes mixed with ancient Roman ruins and natural beauty. Along the way we will see Aurelian Walls, the ancient Appian Way, Circus of Maxentius, Tomb of Caecilia Metella, Aqueduct Park (Claudius and Felix), and Park of the Caffarella. We will also stop for a guided visit to the Catacombs of San Callisto.
You must be able to ride a bike for about 15 miles, and be in decent shape. You can choose between a regular MTB or an E-bike, which would make the tour effortless :) We ride at slow pace whichever bike you have and we avoid the busiest streets. The minimum age to participate is 16.
E-bike on Appian Way + Catacombs Visit