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Rome Bike Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Discovering Rome by bike allows you to cover more ground
  • See famous sites of Rome on an eco-friendly tour
  • Enjoy spectacular views of Colosseum, Vatican City, Imperial Forum and many more
  • Frequent stops at scenic spots to take pictures
  • Relish a scrumptious Italian gelato at the end of the tour
  • Tour led by an expert guide
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Apr 16 - 31 Oct 16: Daily except Sunday
    01 Nov 16 - 31 Mar 17: Monday, Thursday & Saturday
    01 Apr 17 - 31 Oct 17: Daily
    01 Nov 17 - 31 Mar 18: Monday, Thursday & Saturday

    Duration

    3 hours

    Start time

    10:00am

    Meeting Point

    The meeting point of the Rome Bike tour is Via di Sant’Eufemia #15, Rome (close to the Piazza Venezia).
    Please report at the meeting point 10 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    'Rome wasn't built in a day', as the saying goes. And there is so much to see in this great city.

    This enjoyable bike tour, with an expert leader, is the very best way to discover Rome's treasures. You cover far more ground in less time than you would on foot and it’s great fun.

    View the splendors of Imperial Rome: the splendid Colosseum, the marvelously preserved Pantheon, the vast Circus Maximus and the Imperial Forum.

    Enjoy the beautiful Baroque features for which Rome is famous, such as the Fountain of Trevi and the Piazza Navona. See the Vatican City and the legendary Spanish Steps. At the end of your guided bike tour, you will have a delightful Italian gelato.

    We have an alternate experience, where you can also taste some of the famous roman delicacies click here for more details>>

    Itinerary

    You should make your own way to the meeting point at Via di Sant’Eufemia #15.

    Riding your comfortable rented bike, you will set off with your expert English-speaking tour leader. You will be able to stop and take pictures at the most photogenic spots.

    Your route takes in the following highlights:

    Colosseum: The largest amphitheater ever built in the Roman Empire and used for gladiatorial contests and spectacles such as animal hunts. Estimates say about 500,000 people and over a million wild animals died in the Colosseum games.

    Vatican City: a walled enclave within Rome and the world’s smallest independent state! It is ruled by the Pope, who lives in the Apostolic Palace in the City. Also within the enclave are the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica.

    Piazza Navona: a very long piazza built on the ruins of an ancient Roman sports stadium. The piazza marks the line of the race-track. With many fine buildings and three magnificent fountains, it includes some of the best examples of the Baroque in Rome.

    Pantheon : originally built as a temple to all the gods of Ancient Rome. The best preserved of all Roman buildings, it has been in continuous use throughout its history. Since the 7th century it has been a Catholic church.

    Piazza di Spagna : one of Rome’s prettiest squares. It lies at the bottom of the monumental staircase known as the Spanish Steps, said to be the longest and widest staircase in Europe. At the top of the stairway is the lovely rose-colored Trinatà dei Monti church.

    Lungotevere (Castle Sant Angelo) : This massive castle was built by Emperor Hadrian as a tomb for himself and his family. Over the years it has served as a fortress, prison and barracks, and is now a vast museum.

    Fontana di Trevi : the largest and most ambitious of the Baroque fountains of Rome. Legend says that if visitors throw a coin into the fountain, they are ensured a return to Rome.

    Circus Maximus : the largest stadium in ancient Rome. It could seat 250,000 people, one quarter of Rome's population. The Circus was in use for around one thousand years, mainly for chariot races.

    Imperial Forum: built by Julius Caesar and the first of several Imperial Forums in Rome. These Forums were a gathering place and a center for religion and politics.

    At the end of your exciting bike tour of Rome you will enjoy a delicious gelato ice-cream and will be dropped back at the starting point at Via di Sant’Eufemia #15, near the Piazza Venezia.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Official personal tourist guide (English speaking)
    • Cruiser Bike rental
    • Helmet
    • Safety lights
    • Ice-cream

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Entrance fee for the monuments & museums
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

    Please reach the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the departure. We will wait for latecomers a maximum 10 minutes before the pre-established departure time, then the orientation session will start so that all the customers can enjoy.

    Before the tour starts you must provide us an Identification with the confirmation voucher

    The meeting point is at the Segway Office located in Via di Sant’Eufemia #15, Rome, it is very close to the Piazza Venezia. To find our office take as a reference the Vittoriano (big white monument located in piazza Venezia). Facing it, cross Via dei Fori Imperiali and walk in direction of the white column with spirals around and a statue on the top. Keep walking leaving the column on your right and the churches on your left. As soon as you overcome the second church, turn left into Via di Sant’Eufemia.

    Additional info

    This tour does not include the inside of monuments and museums.The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Reviews
    • really enjoyable

      A great way to see the sites of Rome. I was apprehensive beforehand but needn't have been. The cycling was nearly all on flat ground and the bike was easier to ride than my...

      JANE CASWELL
    • Rome bicycle tour

      The Rome bicycle tour and our guide was amazing. However, I doubt I will ever us eisango services again. I was told that there was a problem with my mother^s credit card. ...

      Eileen Jutta Streich
    • Great experience through Rome!!!

      Our family had a great time bicycling through Rome. It was very safe, professional and enlightening. We learned a lot with our spectacular guide, Matias. He was awesome!!! I...

      Marisol Villalobos-Rivera
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