Why go so far when just about one hour from Rome you and your family can travel back in time? Yes, let us take you to another very important part of Ancient Rome: Ostia Antica.
The old Roman port town that is located only 17 miles away from Rome, about 2 miles away from the coast! You will be able to experience parts of an ancient Roman commercial town that has been excavated only a bit over 100 years ago. Today live the ancient Rome experience as you visit the ancient dye houses and the cleaners, the large and the small baths, the city center, the necropolis, apartment complexes and even an ancient bakery!
The Roman Empire used to extend across large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia. Whenever in Rome, it is normal to think that the most shocking remains are still found within the heart of the city. However, just 17 miles away from rome and about 2 miles away from the coast, you can find the old Roman port town, Ostia. With our Rome4Kids Ostia Antica – River Meets the Sea Day-trip, you will be able to explore this town and, most importantly its excavation that have been revealed only a bit over 100 years ago! Take your family to experience this wonderful excavation site and learn about its history and architectures thanks to our expert and interactive guide!
The meeting point of your 6-hours tour of Ostia Antica will be at your hotel or apartment – as long as it is located within the city center. There you will meet your expert guide and will begin the tour by visiting the excavations site. Wonder at the necropolis, the dye houses and the cleaners, the large and the small baths. Enrich yourself with interesting knowledge about this place and its history. Our fun and interactive guide will share pertinent facts guaranteed to keep your children’s interest at peak!
This exciting day trip could be extended if you would like to have lunch at the river port or at the beach! After the wonderful visit to the oldest part of the town, prepare to be taken to more modern side of town. Take a stroll around the cozy town center and have the chance to enjoy a meal at the river port or by the lovely beach-side.
your hotel or apartment
Today your dynamic & fun guide and your courteous driver will pick you up to take you as far as 2,500 years back in time to give you a better understanding of Rome’s rich history.