Guided tour

Ostia Antica: Half-Day Tour

Activity provider: Rome Tours

Ostia Antica: Half-Day Tour

Activity provider: Rome Tours

From US$ 338.56 per person

Embark on an archaeological adventure into the past on a tour of Ostia Antica. Enjoy a fascinating tour that explores the temples, houses, and edifices that made up this industrious Roman town.

About this activity

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the centuries-old grand outdoor theater
  • Explore the Square of the Guilds
  • See the Roman-style from the Baths of Neptune
  • Take a trip to a surprisingly sophisticated abode
Full description
Meet at the Ostiense Train Station and take the local train to the archaeological park. Today an evocative and well-preserved sprawl of ancient ruins, Ostia Antica was once Rome’s thriving port city and a bustling commercial center. Due to the fall of the Roman Empire, it was eventually abandoned and, as the river changed course, covered in silt and mud, which protected the city until it was later excavated. One of Ostia Antica’s most striking sights is the grand outdoor theater which hosted plays and even gladiator fights. See the Square of the Guilds, where ship owners and merchants tried to make their fortune. Just down the street are the public bath houses where people would lounge in pools, work out and clean themselves with olive oil. Walk to the House of Diana and see where the ancients laid their heads at night.  Your guide will reveal this ancient city and uncover its stories on an unforgettable journey back in time.
Includes
  • Train ticket (roundtrip)
  • Skip-the-line tickets to Ostia archaeological park
  • Licensed English tour guide
  • Small group tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

In front of the Roma Ostia Lido Train Station

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  •  This tour is not recommended for people with reduced mobility or wheelchair users

Product ID: 281187