Your LivTours Private Ostia Antica Tour starts in Ostia Antica, where you will be met by your local private guide who will begin getting to know your interests, in order to properly personalize your tour. Once inside the ruins, take time to marvel at the impeccable surroundings as your private guide helps you understand why these ruins are referred to as the “better Pompeii”. You will visit the commercial hub of this vibrant trading city in the 2nd Century BC. Once the financial pulse of the Roman Empire thanks to the commercial importance and control of the grain supply, which could feed over a million Roman citizens.
No visit is complete without visiting the Baths of Neptune with its breathtaking, completely intact mosaic floors and opulent decoration of public bathrooms in ancient Roman times. The brilliance of Roman art and engineering, from over 2,000 years ago, is evident throughout the ruins, which hosted a complex system of both hot and cold running water! Your Private Ostia Antica Tour also includes a visit to the Amphitheater. Still, in exceptional condition, this entertainment arena once sat up to 3,500 spectators.
Ostia Antica, a wonder of the Roman Empire, is best visited in the company of a private expert guide who can unveil the secrets and history behind the ruins. This tour is ideal for history buffs, families, and friends who want to enjoy a stress-free day of history and anecdotes.
Stay in Ostia Antica or Explore the Nearby Seaside
If you choose to travel by train, you have the option of continuing your exploration of the ancient ruins on your own once your tour is completed. You may also want to explore the nearby Ostia Lido beach which is just a few train stops away. If interested, your guide will give you information on how to reach the seaside and timetable information.