Ostia Antica Tour From Rome | Small Group (10 people or less)
Discover the “Better Pompeii” just 25 minutes away by rail from Rome. Join us to experience life in the first Roman colony and travel back in time as you walk the streets of this ancient port town of Ostia Antica. Escape the noise of Rome and enjoy this vast archaeological site that can rival the ruins of Pompeii with an expert guide and a small group (10 people or less).
What you can expect on the Ostia Antica Tour From Rome
Meet your guide at Piazzale Ostiense, located outside the Piramide (Line B) Metro station, at 8:15 a.m. Your guide will be holding a “More of Rome” sign. After a brief check-in, the guide will show you where to purchase the train tickets. We take the train to get to the site of Ostia Antica, so we beat the morning traffic. Upon arrival at the site, your guide will accompany you to the box office and help you buy your Ostia Antica tickets (not included in the price of the tour). The walking tour will last approximately 3 hours. Please wear comfortable shoes, and have a bottle of water. This tour runs in all weather conditions, please dress accordingly. At the end of the tour, you can either stay on site and explore further or return to Rome with your guide.
If you are staying near the site or the airport, we can arrange for you to meet the guide at the box office of Ostia Antica. Please call or email us to make the necessary arrangements.
What is Ostia Antica
Ostia Antica is one of the best-preserved archaeological sites in the world. It offers a priceless insight into life in ancient Rome. Built over 2000 years ago, Ostia served as a river port – a gateway to the Roman empire. Here, at Ostia, life revolved around the import of grain. The grain would come from as far as Egypt. Ostia was a thriving city with a large population, you will be amazed by how well-developed the city was. Not only is this ancient harbour’s infrastructure impressive, but the shops, baths, temples, schools, apartment buildings, and markets will strike you with their amazingly modern design. Join us on this tour to see what the ancient Roman world was like.
- English-speaking, expert guide to make your experience unforgettable.
- Small Group (10 people or less) which means the personal attention of your guide.
- Every tour is curated by the founders of More of Rome, Dimitri, and Emanuela.