PRIVATE OSTIA ANTICA ROME TOUR

Ostia Antica Rome tour is private, offering the personal attention required to experience one of the most important archaeological sites in the world at your own pace. Ostia Antica is only 20 miles out of the city and is a great substitute if you do not have the time to make a Rome day trip to Pompeii. This large site with plenty of ruins is just as outstanding as Pompeii but far less touristy and easier to reach. Escape the hustle and bustle of Rome for the day. Go off the beaten track. Learn why Ostia Antica is a Pompeii in miniature. You will be in the company of your own dedicated expert guide who brings the site to life. In addition, with comfortable, air-conditioned transport throughout, you can relax on the journey.

Travel back through time. Experience an ancient world extraordinarily preserved over the ages. Ostia Antica was a working port town. Archaeologists are still bringing new discoveries to light which bear testimony to a past that never ceases to amaze. Get an authentic look at everyday Roman life. Admire frescoes and mosaics. See first-hand a real working city with its bars, blocks of flats, launderettes, thermal baths, lavatories, bakeries, shops, markets, temples, fire brigade quarters, a theatre and even a real latrine. Walk along old paved streets just as the Romans did. Understand why experts call this ancient Roman commercial town “The Better Pompeii”. Contact us for availability and pricing.

* Private Chauffeured Half-Day Tour
* Private Licensed Professional Local Guide
* Private Licensed Driver
* Private Deluxe Vehicle
* Rome Hotel Pick Up and Drop Off
* Scenic Drive
* Ostia Antica Excavations
* Best Photo Ops

Ostia Antica Rome tour is private and will consist of your party only so ensures a personalized experience catered to your interests and activity level. Get the answers to the questions you are burning to ask from your expert local guide.

Described as the Pompeii of Rome, this 2000-year-old Roman harbor city is an archaeologist’s dream. If you do not have time to travel to Pompeii, or if you are interested in visiting places in Rome that are off the beaten track Ostia Antica Rome tour should be on your bucket list.

The Roman port town of Ostia Antica is 400 years older than Pompeii. According to legend, the fourth king of Rome founded the city. Ostia Antica served as both a military camp to prevent invaders from sailing up the Tiber River to reach Rome and was the major commercial port for the city. Unlike Rome Ostia was inhabited only until the Middle Age leaving a well-maintained and extraordinary example of urban Roman life. Ostia Antica Rome best kept secret is a Pompeii in miniature. The remaining structures are plenty and well preserved, giving visitors a comprehensive example of what life was like at the height of the Empire in a commercial town.

How it Works
Ostia Antica Rome tour is offered Tuesday through Sunday. During the booking process, you will be able to tell our Italian-based team when and what you would like to tour. You will also have the opportunity to tell us how we can customize the private tour for you and yours. With that, we will create the perfect travel experience for you.

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