Explore the ancient sea port of Rome on your 2.5-hour guided small-group tour tailored to children and families. At Ostia Antica kids can play, learn and have fun among the ruins surrounded by trees, meadows and relaxing nature. At Ostia you will find ancient warehouses, trading posts, wealthy residences, apartment blocks, bath houses, temples and markets of by-gone years. Your entire family will experience unforgettable moments as kids play with quizzes, treasure hunts, card games, coloring books and multimedia tools to make your Ostia experience exciting and informative. You can easily reach Ostia Antica by train!
Your guide will meet you at the Ostia Antica ticket station to begin your 2.5-hour guided small-group tour of Ostia Antica. Located just outside Rome’s city center, Ostia is a slice of Rome’s history not to be missed. The ancient port city of Ostia is now a ghost town. After the fall of the Roman Empire, the people of Ostia realized that their livelihoods were threatened. As a result, the inhabitants left their homes and businesses in search of a safe place that could provide them with a new way of life. As you traverse the streets of this outdoor living museum, your guide will ensure that you see the most important buildings including the theater, thermal baths, mills, the Square of the Guilds, the Capitolium, and much more. Your guide will take you back in time, revealing the story of how the people of this special place once lived. The venue is perfect for children. Your family will explore this historic and important archaeological site where it is possible to see the ruins, walk the streets and enter the buildings. You can choose between 2 options: 2.5 hr PRIVATE TOUR: your guide will be waiting for you at the meeting point and she/he will be glad to answer all your family questions and adjust the tour on your family's needs and interestes. 2.5 hr SMALL GROUP TOUR: the guide will wait for you at the meeting point and you will share her/him with other families.