7 days

From $4,575

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Rome is the pivotal city of Europe, a capital that has dominated the history of the last two millennia. Its famous, great monuments are accompanied by a host of smaller, more difficult to reach, or just hidden sites and monuments all of which tell their own stories about the eternal city. This tour will take you to some of Rome’s greatest monuments but also to some of its most secret, through tombs and catacombs, temples and villas – it’s a chance to see the imperial city from a new point of view. We will be based in the very center of the city with time for you to explore on your own.

Tour highlights:

  • Explore the underground ruins of Nero’s infamous Golden House, a revolution in architecture and luxurious design
  • Visit Ostia Antica, the wonderfully preserved great port city that kept the capital of an empire fed and supplied
  • Walk along the Appian Way, visiting the Villa of the Quintilli and the Circus of Maxentius

Today's Price

Deposit: $750 Single supplement: $249

Meet your Experts

Dr Simon Elliott

Andante Guide Lecturer

Dr Simon Elliott is a best-selling author and has written books on a wide variety of classical history subjects, ranging from Septimius Severus in Scotland and Roman Legionaries to how the Roman military built an empire.

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The Appian Way
Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation
  • Meals as per the itinerary, wine and tea or coffee with dinner
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Availability
20 October 2023 AHRO231020 20 October 2023 (Friday) 26 October 2023 (Thursday) Dr Simon Elliott $4,575
(ex. flights)
$750 $249 Book your trip
23 February 2024 AHRO240223 23 February 2024 (Friday) 29 February 2024 (Thursday) Oliver Gilkes $4,730
(ex. flights)
$750 $290 Book your trip
26 April 2024 AHRO240426 26 April 2024 (Friday) 2 May 2024 (Thursday) Dr Andy Souter $5,050
(ex. flights)
$750 $313 Book your trip
19 October 2024 AHRO241019 19 October 2024 (Saturday) 25 October 2024 (Friday) Prof. Valerie Higgins $4,985
(ex. flights)
$750 $313 Book your trip
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