Rome Countryside Walking Tour with Appian Way and Aqueducts

Cultural & Theme Tours in Rome
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Tour description

An essential part of your Rome itinerary. Take a break from Rome’s crowded, busy center and explore the beautiful outdoors of the Italian countryside. The 3 hours itinerary tour will include: the Catacombs of San Callisto, Appian Way, the ancient structures of Circus Maxentius, the Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella (only from outside), the Claudian Aqueduct.

From the compelling Catacombs of San Callisto and Appian Way to the dramatic and picturesque aqueducts, this off-the-beaten path walking and sightseeing tour of Rome is the perfect day trip.Also known as the Cemetery of Callixtus, the Catacombs of San Callisto are eerie and captivating. Our expert guide provides commentary about this curious Christian burial chamber, as you descend into the unknown. Walk through the cool, underground tunnels as you discover the fascinating history behind the most famous Catacombs in Italy. Explore the mysteries that lie beneath the surface of this ancient Roman graveyard on one of the most unique sightseeing tours in Rome.It is then time to discover the stories behind the ancient structures of Circus Maxentius and the Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella. One of the most preserved in Rome, Circus Maxentius is also the largest, second to the renowned Circus Maximus. Your walking tour continues to the Mausoleum of Caecilia Metella (Cecilia Metella) as your guide describes the details behind this ancient tomb.The Appian Way of 312 B.C., was one of the first roads of Ancient Rome. It was also the most significant in history, which our enthusiastic guide will share with you as you walk the footsteps of the Ancient Romans that came before.Completed in 3rd century AD, the aqueducts served as the main water source into Rome. Our expert guide will educate you on why this unbelievable accomplishment was so important to not only the history of Rome but also to the world of engineering.Then stroll around the massive arches that remain of the Claudian Aqueduct – one of the most famous in Rome.This outdoor walking tour around undiscovered Rome is a unique way to spend your day.

What's included

  • Expert Guide
  • Bus transfer
  • Entry/Admission - Catacombe di San Callisto

What's not included

  • Internal visit of the Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella
  • Pick up and drop off
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch