Need a vacation from your vacation? Want to get away from the crowds and busy streets of Rome? Then join us on our half day trip tour of Ostia Antica which is one of the most extensive and well preserved archaeological sites on Earth:
Its ruins rival that of Pompeii which you can visit on our Pompei & Amalfi Coast Tour, but is located only 30 min by train from Rome’s City Center.
Ostia Antica was Rome’s Port City Founded by Rome’s 4th King Ancus Marcius (d. 616BC). Walking its streets and seeing its temple, shops, and houses, you will be taken back in time to an era of commerce and prosperity, not so unlike that of modern port cities.
Discover Rome’s success as a world trade economy and discover the boom and bust which led to the city of Ostia being abandoned.
The walk of Ostia is done in the morning before the summer heat sets in. The Tour finishes at Ostia Antica with 3 options: