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    Ancient Ostia Guided Art and Food Tour

    Travel back in time and explore the ruins of Ostia Antica, the ancient port of Rome while tasting some new and old food specialties guided by a local expert.

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    Italian, English, Spanish, French


    4 hours

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    Embark on a sensory journey through time with our exclusive private food and sightseeing tour of the Ancient Ostia excavations. Nestled just a stone's throw away from the bustling streets of modern Rome lies the ancient port city of Ostia Antica, where every cobblestone whispers tales of a bygone era.

    Your adventure begins with a personalized pick-up from the entrance of the archaeological area, where you'll be greeted by your knowledgeable guide, a local historian with a passion for unraveling the mysteries of Ostia's past. As you traverse the scenic countryside en route to the archaeological site, your guide will regale you with fascinating anecdotes, setting the stage for the wonders awaiting you.

    Upon arrival, step back in time as you wander through the remarkably preserved ruins of Ancient Ostia. From the imposing walls of the city to the grandeur of the theater, each relic offers a glimpse into the daily life and customs of this once-thriving port. Traverse the labyrinthine streets, imagining the bustling markets, lively taverns, and vibrant temples that once animated these ancient thoroughfares.

    But no journey through history is complete without indulging in its culinary delights. Your tour includes exclusive access to a curated selection of authentic Roman delicacies using time-honored recipes. Savor the flavors of ancient Rome as you sample succulent cured meats, artisanal cheeses, and freshly baked bread, accompanied by historic spirits.

    As you satisfy your palate, your guide will enrich your experience with captivating tales of Ostia's culinary heritage, shedding light on the role of food in ancient Roman society. Learn about the exotic spices imported from distant lands, the lavish banquets of the elite, and the humble fare enjoyed by common citizens.

    With your appetite sated and your senses awakened, bid farewell to the timeless beauty of Ostia Antica, carrying with you memories of a journey through history unlike any other. As you return to the vibrant streets of modern Rome, take solace in the knowledge that you've experienced a slice of ancient life, preserved for eternity amidst the ruins of Ostia.

    What is Included

    • Included: Official Licensed Guide
    • Included: Entrance Tickets
    • Included: Food and Drinks
    • Not included:
    • Not included: Transportation from Airport / Port or Hotel. Arrangable upon request.

    Important Information

    • Dietary restrictions can be accommodated if advised in advance. Please note this in the 'special requirements' field on booking;
    • This tour does NOT accommodate gluten-free or vegan participants.

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