From Rome to Ostia Antica

Cultural & Theme Tours in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

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Ostia Antica is a large archaeological site, close to the modern suburb of Ostia (Rome). At the mouth of the River Tiber, Ostia was Rome’s seaport. It is noted for the excellent preservation of its ancient buildings, magnificent frescoes and impressive mosaics.If you wish to spend a nice morning touring outside of Rome this is a very good option.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, Ostia Antica, Province of Rome, LazioThis private tour focuses on the importance of Ostia during the Roman empire. Ostia Antica is a large archaeological site, close to the modern suburb of Ostia (Rome). “Ostia” in Latin means “mouth”, indeed the city is located at the mouth of the River Tiber. It is located approximately 30 km in the northeast, and in ancient times it used to be the harbor of ancient Rome. How we said before, Ostia Antica was Rome’s seaport, but due to silting and a drop in sea level, the site now lies 3 km far from the sea. The site is noted for the excellent preservation of its ancient buildings, magnificent frescoes and impressive mosaics.Duration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • Private transportation
  • Official tour guide for 3 hours in Ostia antica
  • Driver english speaking

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Ticket in Ostia
  • Entry/Admission - Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
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