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Guided Tours in Rome: Appia Antica and Castelli Romani

Appia Antica, Frascati, Grottaferrata, Marino, Castel Gandolfo, Rocca di Papa, Albano Laziale, Ariccia, Nemi, Genzano
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Tour details

Choose the Appia Antica and Castelli Romani tour to escape the traffic of the capital with me on the Regina Viarium, the Via Appia Antica, queen of all roman roads, admiring tombs and mausoleums immersed in the suggestive Roman countryside, up to picturesque villages that characterize the landscape of the Castelli Romani.

Tour pricing

Morning or afternoons outside Rome city limits, max 3 hrs
   130 euros one single participant (2h)
   160 euros couple / family with children (3h)
   180 euros groups max 25 participants (3h) + 10 euro / pax after the 25th participant (radio included)
   Conventions and discounts for schools

Tour frequency and duration

   Available every day
   Tour duration: 3 hrs
   Optional tour start time: 09am – 2pm – 6pm (evening tour, seasonal, pending tickets availabilities)
   Meeting Point: exit of San Giovanni Metro station
   Transfers: included for groups up to 4 pax


Major attractions

   Appia Antica
   Castelli Romani
   Castel Gandolfo
   Rocca di Papa
   Albano Laziale

Tour info

   Wear comfortable clothes and shoes
   Bring a bottle of water about 1.5 liters per person
   Bring a hat and sunscreen (during the summer season)
   It is possible to buy food on site for the lunch break


More details about the guided tour

If you love the countryside, landscapes, panoramas and picturesque views, the Appia and Castelli Romani Tour is the one for you.

You can choose the short 3-hour tour to take a relaxing walk along the Appia Antica and discover the remains of ancient Roman villas, tombs, mausoleums and ancient ruins that extend all the way towards the horizon. You will discover how the Appian Way developed from Rome, from the exit of the city walls to the first cities outside the city, and we will visit places wrapped in history and legend that have then turned into modern cities often perched on hills and hills.

If you want to give a more bucolic and carefree cut then let yourself be guided through the cities of the Castelli Romani and extend your tour to 6 hours of fun and treats. We will visit Frascati, a city linked to the famous wine but also to the Ville Tuscolane. From there we will move towards Grottaferrata to visit a splendid abbey dating back to the year 1.004, the only example of the Byzantine cult in Lazio.

After Grottaferrata it will be the turn of Castelgandolfo, the summer residence of the Popes, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Our tour with a panoramic ride along the ridge of Lake Albano to get to Nemi, a very small town immersed in the green of the woods overlooking the Lake of Nemi. And if you are a lover of historic buildings, you will discover Palazzo Chigi and its apartments decorated with different styles. according to the different taste and the various eras.

The tour can also be modified according to your needs and preferences by inserting other cities that are part of the Castelli Romani route, such as Albano Laziale, Genzano di Roma, Rocca di Papa, Velletri, Lanuvio and other locations that might fall within your ideal program.


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