Bike Tour of the Appian Way


Bike Tour of the Appian Way

Date from: Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Date to: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Date: Monday, March 27th, 2017 (rain date: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017)
Time: 2pm-6pm
Price: €40

Deadline to sign-up and pay is by 5:00pm Thursday, March 23th, 2017

You will learn about the historical relevance of this road as you explore the city. Via Appia was a main thoroughfare that connected southern Italy with Rome. Its main purpose was to improve the military and commercial influences of Rome. The road remained an important route through the middle ages because it attracted pilgrims to the various catacombs scattered along it. During the Renaissance, Via Appia was considered an inspirational site for artists such as Raffaello and architects such as Bramante.

The tour starts at Piazza Venezia and you will see highlights such as:

-Parco Colle Oppio

-Terme di Traiano



-Porta Mura Serviane

-Basilica di San Paolo e Giovanni and the remains of Tempio di Claudio

-Terme di Caracalla

-Porta di San Sebastiano

-Cecilia Metella Tomb

-Villa Capo di Bove

-Tumulo dei Curiazi

-Tumulo degli Orazi


-Tempio di Ercole


What is included:



-Bike lock

- Friendly, English-speaking guide

-Radio headsets



What is NOT included:

-Basic Physical (this must be done by an Italian physician, no exceptions. You may complete this requirement during Orientation by signing up for an appointment or during regular office hours of the doctor on campus)


Maximum Number of Participants: 19


 For more information email [email protected]

 **Please be reminded that, as stated in the Terms and Conditions, all activities and trips are not refundable.