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The Red Bicycle Touring Organisation - Day Tours

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Address: Via de S.S. Quattro , 81, 00184 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 327 538 7148
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Description: Bicycle tour shop located near the colosseum. Offers daily guided bike...
Bicycle tour shop located near the colosseum. Offers daily guided bike tours, daily bike rentals and 3 day cycling holidays. Mountain Bikes. Hybrid Bikes and Road Bikes. Kids Bikes and Trailors. Touring Maps of Appia Antica.
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Fantastic Full Day of Bicycling

My husband, our friend, and I took the full day tour (morning was the city and afternoon was catacombs and ancient roman road). We saw a great overview of the city, the lunch was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
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Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

My husband, our friend, and I took the full day tour (morning was the city and afternoon was catacombs and ancient roman road). We saw a great overview of the city, the lunch was nice, and we had an opportunity to see so many more things in a day by bike rather then by foot! I highly recommend this tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This was the highlight of our week long trip in Rome. We booked a Sunday day tour through the City. Glenn led us in the morning, and Musa did the afternoon. Highlight of the tour: of course seeing the Spanish Steps, Pantheon... those were all must sees. But then we got to the see the Pope and hear him address... More 

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deland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went on the all day tour through Rome, in the morning we visited the catacombs and aqueducts, a long ride but Musa made it as easy as he could for me, being a little out of shape and not used to the roman hills. Musa always made us feel like his ducklings under his wing and... More 

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Marrakech, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Rome. Our guide Musa was great at telling us about the buildings and architecture as we passed by. He was very friendly. This is a great way to see parts of Rome that you would not be able to see any other way. The ride along via Appia itself was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

It was an unforgettable 'once in a life time' experience! We were only in rome for two days and managed to fit the major highlights within 8 hours and have a lovely lunch as well. Our tour was spilt into a morning tour with Lorenzo who was very knowledgable, approachable and funny and then the afternoon tour down the appian... More 

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Haddonfield, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

One of the high points of a great trip. Glenn made sure our bikes fit properly (I'm short, so it took a little doing) and then we were off. Exhilarating ride that gave me new perspective on places I'd been before and introduced me to some new ones. Actual ride is pretty easy -- the seven hills of Rome aren't... More 

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Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My woman really is afraid of biking inbetween cars and traffic . But she was couragous enough to allow me to book a bike trip in Rome for both of us. Glenn understood this very well and brought us there where she felt comfortable and safe. Beautiful sceneries of the via Appia and the Aquaduct . And a few ability... More 

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melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We took the night bike tour with Claudio and loved it. I was nervous about doing the tour with a 12 year old and 16 year old (Rome traffic was a little nervewracking) but we had no problems at all. The kids loved it and Claudio was a great guide. It was a small group (6 of us, our family... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We took the all-day trip. Until lunch, we visited the best sites in Rome, including ones overlooked by tourists. Our guide, Lorenzo, born and raised in Rome, was amazing. He is so knowledgeable not just about the history of Rome, but also anything else Italy-related. We were intesrested in religion and State in Italy, refugee and migrant rights in Italy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We were composed of a group of six form the US with one person joining us from Germany. We gathered at the shop and had our mountain bike seats adjusted for height and then took off on a 4 hour tour of many attractions of Rome. The trip traversed up and down many streets both wide and narrow. There were... More 

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Staying in Piazza Venezia / Ancient City

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Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
If all roads lead to Rome, then they all end here. Piazza Venezia and the Ancient City are the very epicenter of the Eternal City. Within a 360-degree turn, Roman history unrolls in front of you, from its ancient beginnings to its 21st century transformations. Whether it’s those historical playgrounds known as the Roman and Imperial Forums, or the side-street shops, trattorie, and churches, this neighborhood packs a cultural punch and then some. Screaming scooters, battling buses, crazy cars, and lots of foot traffic converge in the area all day long. By dusk, a different vibe emerges as the neighborhood quiets down. Don't be surprised if you find yourself passing through the Piazza Venezia at least once a day, since it’s the most direct way to get from one side of town to another.