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Rome: Private Appian Way & Albano Lake Full-Day E-Bike Tour

1. Rome: Private Appian Way & Albano Lake Full-Day E-Bike Tour

Escape the hustle and bustle of central Rome for a full-day mountain bike tour in the surrounding countryside and follow a route through pristine nature and landscapes that have inspired some of Italy’s best known artists. The moderately difficult 50-kilometer route will take you past some of Rome’s most historic sites, such as Trajan's Baths, the Ninfeum of Egeria, Villa dei Quintilli and Caracalla’s Baths. Departing from near the Colosseum, bike through Caffarella Park to the Aqueduct Park, named after the historic aqueducts that run through this part of the Appian Way regional park. Because of its idyllic ambiance, Aqueduct Park is often used as a film location. Take the train from Capanelle to Castel Gandolfo, before hopping on your mountain bike to explore the surroundings of Lake Albano. Stop at a local restaurant with a wonderful view of the water and relax as you enjoy a traditional lunch of Italian cuisine. Lake Albano is also known as Castel Gandolfo Lake, after the castle and the Pope’s summer residence that overlooks the lake. After lunch, head back to Rome, cycling a nice descent to set you up for the Appia Antica. Relive the glory days of the Roman Empire as you bike along cobblestone streets that date back 2,300 years. Pass ancient tombs and ruins from the Roman Republic.

Rome: Appian Way Vineyard Wine Tasting E-Bike Tour

2. Rome: Appian Way Vineyard Wine Tasting E-Bike Tour

The view of the ancient Roman ruins and the breeze that blows on the field as you pedal inside the vineyard will be an integral part of your sensory experience, that will conclude with the wine tasting. Inside Parvus Ager Nature Reserve you will get a sense of well-being and relaxation: you will begin the visit with a beautiful ride through the vineyards, admiring the different cultivations of different wines, passing through the modern cellar, where you can hear some stories about the wine making process, and finally taste the beloved wine of the Parvus Ager winery, along with a platter of cold cuts and cheese typical of the area, perfect to share and enjoy in good company. Explore the ancient Appian Way and enjoy the wine tasting in Rome Wine is the nectar of the gods: they knew well since the beginning of time. That laid the foundations of the development of the winemaking tradition of Rome. During this tour, you will hop on an e-bike and comfortably enjoy jour journey discovering the most ancient highway of Rome: Appia Antica. Indeed, your itinerary will be the the Appian Way, which is one of the most important access routes of the Roman Empire city. You will follow your guide through impressive aqueducts and learn more about important landmarks like Mausoleo of Cecilia Metella, Circus of Maxentius. You will go through Appia Antica’s Regional Park until you get inside the Natural Reserve, where you will delight your palate with excellent wines matched with local samples of food.

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