When you are in Rome for a vacation and you wish to experience the beauty of the Roman countryside, a Private Excursion of Ancient Ostia is a MUST DO!
This tour will take you through 2 millenniums of uncontaminated history. The ancient promenade across what was once called The Little Pompeii is a continuous discovery of Roman houses, offices and entertainment buildings. You will, in fact, walk through the decumanus maximus which constitutes the continuation of the ancient Via Ostiense connecting from Porta Romana to Porta Pia.
Ruins still show the grandeur of the Empire, being a major military, naval and commercial Centre after Emperors constructed an artificial seaports.
The main attractions in Ancient Ostia are the excavations where you can see roads, temples, mosaics, warehouses and ruins of an ancient roman city, and still the magnificent castle of Pope Julius II and the little medieval hamlet built around it.
You will also discover the Augustus Theatre with the Corporazioni Square sitting behind it. This is a large square once dedicated to Cerere a goddess of abundance and prosperity. You will discover these and many other world renown beauties with All Around Italy. Don’t hesitate, contact us now to get a personalized quote based on all the features you wish to add to this tour.
This tour start from your Ship side docked in Civitavecchia port.
Tour is operated with a comfortable minivan driven by a fluent English speaking driving guide.
The minivan is equipped to accommodate a minimum of 2 max to 8 people.
Shore excursion to Ostia Antica and Pope Giulio II Castle is of 8 hour from pick up to drop off at Ship side.
Site to see are the city’s harbor 6th century B.C. founded by Anco Marzio 4th King of Rome, where the ruins still demonstrating the grandeur of the Empire, being a major military, naval and commercial center.
The main attractions in Ostia Antica (The little Pompeii) where you can walk on the original roads to see temples, bats with their original mosaic decoration. Day tour can includes the magnificent Castle of Pope Julius II and the little medieval hamlet built around it where you have a break for light lunch or panino (Italian round toast). For this tour I can provide a private licensed guide to walk with you.
P.S. The price of day tour, shore excursion or transfer includes the cost of the private vehicle, driver, gas, road tolls, parking fees and taxes.
It does not includes entrance fees to sites, private guides for museums or archaeological sites or walking tours, the cost of lunch, gratuity for your driver and for the guide.
The tour sequence may be changed due to clients need, local problem or traffic problem, always covering the sights mentioned with tour description and time frame.
Your driving guide assist you for the location to see, but he does not enter the sites with you.
Please understand we receive several request and the tour is sold to the first customer that buy it after filling up properly the reservation form sent to you.
The request via email does not entitle priority for booking.
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