Guided tour

Rome: 3-Hour Bike Tour

Rome: 3-Hour Bike Tour

From US$ 40.59 per person

Hop on a cruiser for a bike ride around Rome, discovering the timeless beauty of the city on a 3-hour tour. The Italian capital is full of monuments, culture, and history, and on this tour you will see its many famous landmarks and historical locations.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Private or small groups available

Experience

The experience
  • Discover Rome by bicycle as your guided tour explains the various sights
  • Visit the Pantheon, an excellent example of classic Roman architecture
  • Admire the elegant beauty of the Fontana di Trevi
  • Cycle by the Circus Maximus and Roman Forum
  • Marvel at the Vatican City, home of the Pope and headquarters of the Roman Catholic church
Full description
See Rome in a fun and non-conventional way with a 3-hour guided bike tour through the Italian capital. It's an active way to discover the city, as you explore with an informative audio guide and tour leader. From the sights of ancient Rome to the Vatican City, hop on a comfortable cruiser bike and see the best of the Italian capital. Discover the wonder of the ancient Colosseum, built in 72 AD during the reign of Emperor Vespasian. It still stands today as a reminder of the rich Roman history. Then, experience the grandeur of the Vatican City, heart of the Roman Catholic religion and home to the Pope. Marvel at the beauty of the palaces, gardens, and the stunning St. Peter's Basilica. Cruise by the Fontana di Trevi, the city’s largest Baroque fountain, and admire its stunning craftsmanship and elegant design. The Pantheon, formerly a temple honoring all the gods of Ancient Rome, is a remarkable piece of architecture, and you will see this as well. Its Corinthian columns and massive concrete dome have inspired buildings all over the world, including the Pantheon of Paris. Finally, pedal by Circus Maximus, the former site of exciting chariot races, or wonder at the history of the Roman Forum. But don't forget your camera; a trip like this should be documented so that you can relive the memories.
Includes
  • Cruiser bike rental
  • Guide
  • Helmet
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Meeting point

    Fat Tire Tours office, located at Via dei Delfini 35/36, 00186 Rome. 150 meters from Piazza Venezia (a 5 minute walk) and 1.5 km from the Colosseum (approximately a 15 minute walk). Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure.

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    Important information

    Not allowed

    • Open-toed shoes

    Know before you go

    • If your child is younger than 10 years of age, the tour operator requires that they have an expert level of biking and that he/she is able to ride on his/her own bike. Please note that staff have the right to decline your child's participation without any obligation to refund his/her ticket
    • Please also note that children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult (18+) to take part in this tour
    • The bikes are not electric powered but have comfortable seats and a 6-gear system
    • Tour is provided in English only
    • This tour does not visit inside monuments and museums
    • Tours take place rain or shine, rain ponchos available which are fully reimbursed if not used
    • Guests are encouraged to dress comfortably for the weather and wear comfortable, closed toe shoes
    • Due to the cobblestones in Rome, the bike tour is not recommended for pregnant women and children who are uncomfortable riding a bike
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 161 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      4.5/5
    • Value for money
      4.8/5
    • Safety
      4.5/5

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    The tour was great defiantly the first thing you should do in Rome. Our host was Lucille she was very fun and friendly and took lots of pictures for us with the sights. We saw pretty much everything in 3 hours and was good fun. The route was flat which made it nice and relaxing also. Lucille also sent us some tips afterwards to carry on our trip. Great tour, great value, great host.

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    October 3, 2020

    Such an amazing tour! It was a fun and easy way to see most of the top attractions. Marcello was a wonderful guide, he provided interesting facts about each site and gave us time to stop and and enjoy everything. This is the best way to learn about the city and have fun!

    September 10, 2019

    I real pleasure to cycle in a smallish group through Rome. Marcelo proofed himself to be a very well informed guide - flexible with a good sense of humour. Highly recommended and make sure you make this one of your first activities. It gives you a good sense of the city and it’s highlights.

    August 28, 2019

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