Circus of Maxentius (Circo di Massenzio) Tours and Tickets
Part of the 4th-century Villa of Maxentius complex along the Via Appia Antica in the Roman countryside, the Circus of Maxentius (Circo di Massenzio) is the best preserved chariot racetrack in Rome and second in size only to the Circus Maximus.
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Tours and Tickets to Experience Circus of Maxentius (Circo di Massenzio)
Mountain Bike Tours
Cruise through Rome on two wheels with this cycle through the Appia Antica Regional Park. Customize the itinerary according to your interests and cover ground quickly as you explore the bicycle trails of this ancient highway, home to several historic landmarks including the Villa of Massenzio. Helmets and locks are included.
The Appian Way was one of the first roads ever built and ran from ancient Rome all the way to Brindisi in south Italy. On this tour, explore the fascinating ruins along the ancient road by e-bike, meaning you can cycle further and cover up to 19 miles (30 kilometers) without getting tired. See the Aqueduct of Claudius, Circus Maximus, and Bath of Caracalla; learn about ancient Rome from an archaeologist guide; and visit sights often left off other tour itineraries.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
See Rome on your own with the convenience of a full-day Vespa motorbike rental. Zip around the Castelli Romani (Roman Castles), which is located about 12.5 miles (25km) from central Rome. You can visit the picturesque village of Frascati and see the gorgeous Villa Aldobrandini; cruise along the ancient Roman road the Appian Way (Via Appica); take in the Villa di Massenzio, and the Papal Palace of Castel Gandolfo.Your tour includes lunch, two helmets, a security lock and a guide to the region.
Explore the ancient ruins of Rome’s Appia Antica Park on two wheels on a bike tour with a professional art historian guide. Pedal around the park’s paths, including the ‘Regina Viarum,’ once a major road in ancient Rome. See the Church of Domine Quo Vadis and ruined 2nd-century Villa of Quintili, and stop at tombs, villas, and the Circus of Maxentius. If you wish, upgrade to ride an electric bike along the 7.5-mile (12-kilometer) route.
The catacombs and the Appia Antica park are wonderful places that deserve to be visited when you come to Rome, arriving in these fantastic places can be difficult as they are far from the city center, our tour make simple, fun and accessible to all the Roman catacombs! In our tour we will pick you up directly at the hotel and drive to the catacombs, the driver on the way to the catacombs will tell you all the details of the things we will see. Arriving at the catacombs, a second specialized On-site guide will take you on a 45-minute visit of the underground, after which we will go to see the Better preserved mausoleom of the Appian Way "the Cecilia metella's tumb" which marbles were used for Building the Trevi fountain, then we will enter inside the suburban villa of the emperor Massenzio the last emperor that lived in the city of rome. And we Will see the second biggest chariots races stadium in Rome. At the end of the tour we will take you back to your hotel or wherever you prefer.
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