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Half Day Ancient Ostia By Train Tour

Calling all enthusiasts of ancient Roman ruins! If the Roman Forum and Pompeii were on your ‘sights to see list’ come see what experts are calling “The Better Pompeii”, just a step away from the Eternal city by local train. The beautifully preserved ruins of ‘Ostia Antica’ or Ancient Ostia commonly referred to as “The Better Pompeii” due to the astonishing highly preserved condition of its buildings. Structures included taverns, baths, apartments, groceries and theatres – and their intact state seems a misnomer to call them ‘ruins’. Walk the main street, the Decumanus Maximus, while your tour guide brings the stones around you to life. You’ll even be enticed to take a dip in the Baths of Neptune, which are crowned by a impressively intact mosaic of the sea god being drawn by a four horse chariot. And if you are a theatre fan, you shouldn’t miss Ancient Ostia’s amphitheatre –Among Ostica Antica’s many stunning sites. Don’t miss the chance to experience the “Better Pompeii” with us.

IMPORTANT: Sneakers and socks are recommended. At the end of the tour clients will have the option to remain at Ancient Ostia, explore the city of Ostia or even explore the nearby beach. The tour includes the train ticket back to Rome and clients can choose to return with the guide at the conclusion of the tour or head back on their own. The actual tour duration is about 2.5 hours inside Ancient Ostia Ruins not including the train trip to and from Ancient Ostia. Our English speaking guide takes care of all train tickets and making sure all clients gets off at the right stop. Train tickets to and from Rome and Ancient Ostia entrance fees not included in tour price, payment on the spot. Tour is on request.


  • Rate: $88.00
  • (no hotel pickup)
  • Frequency: Departs 8:40 am
  • High season only, 01 Apr.-31 Oct. 2016, Tuesday, Thursday & Sundays;
  • EXCEPT 01 May, (In April & May tour runs only on Wednesdays & Sundays)
  • Duration: 14 Hours

Rates in CAD ($) indicative of price and subject to change.

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