Ostia Antica Tour From Rome
Explore the “Better Pompeii” 25 minutes away from Rome by train. 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 Ostia Antica Tour From Rome
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 the infrastructure of this ancient harbor is impressive, but the shops, baths, temples, schools, apartment buildings, and markets will strike you with their amazingly modern design. Join us on this tour if you wish to see what the ancient Roman world was like.
The meeting place for this tour is at a very convenient point, near a major train and subway/metro station. We use headsets for groups larger than 5 people so you will always hear your guide clearly. The maximum size of your group will be 9 people. We offer skip-the-line access to the site so you will not have to wait in long queues. Round-trip train tickets are provided by the guide. Ostia Antica site is near the beach and some of the best restaurants, you can stay inside the site or travel to the shore after the tour. We use the train to get to and from the site, so you will never get stuck in Roman traffic. The tickets to the venue are included in the price of the tour.
- English-speaking, expert guide
- Skip the line access
- Small Group (9 people or less)