TASTE ITINERARIES ALONG THE APPIAN WAY

Bike tour and farm-to-table products

A ride in the historical and archaeological area along the Appian way and tasting of local products in the farm Azienda Agricola Regina Viarum.

A bike ride along a route unique in the world, following the ancient Appian way. Lined with cypress trees and family tombs just as in the ancient roman times the Appian way still maintains its charm after more than two thousand years. After the bike ride we will visit Federica Gianni’s farm, who produces genuine products with love and respect, with the help of her family. In this part of the countryside we will sample a series of products such as olive oil and seasonal fruits and vegetables complemented by a glass of wine from the Riserva della Cascina winery.

Tour start and finish: Centro Servizi Appia Antica (EcoBike) tourist information centre, located in via Appia Antica, 58/60
Total duration of the tour:
4 hours (bike ride + food tasting)
Tasting session: 1 hour
Total distance (Km): 16
Total distance (mi): 9.9
Difficulty: moderate, low gradient
Type of bicycle: city-bike, e-bike (helmet included)
Trail: dirt road, cobblestones (Sampietrino), ancient cobblestone.
Landmark visits (exterior): Tomb of Cecilia Metella, the church of St. Nicholas,
Entrance included: no
Food Tasting:  Azienda Agricola Regina Viarum, a farm located in via Appia Antica, 300

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Bike Tour and wine tasting

 A ride in the historical and archeological area along the Appian way and wine tasting into the “L’Orto di Alberico” organic restaurant.

A bike ride along a route unique in the world, following the ancient Appian way, among sepulchres, ancient villas and churches like in a real time travel. You’ll see the original cobblestones of the Roman time surrounded by a unique background of paths and ruins to end up at “L’Orto d’Alberico” made with products coming from their vegetable garden. 

Tour start and finish: Centro Servizi Appia Antica (EcoBike) tourist information centre, located in via Appia Antica, 58/60
Total duration of the tour: 4 hours (bike ride + food tasting)
Tasting session: 1 hour
Total distance (Km): 12
Total distance (mi): 7,5
Difficulty: moderate, low gradient
Type of bicycle: city-bike, e-bike (helmet included)
Trail: dirt road, cobblestones (Sampietrino), ancient cobblestone.
Landmark visits (exterior): Tomb of Caecilia Metella, the church of St. Nicholas
Entrance included: no
Food Tasting: organic restaurant “L’orto di Alberico”, located at 34, Via di Fioranello

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