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»» Short Day Trip from Rome: Ostia Antica

The archaeological site of Ostia Antica is located just few km from the city center of Rome. It’s an ideal destination to combine an archaeological excursion with seaside activities (the beach of Ostia Lido is just few minutes away).

Ostia Antica

Located at the mouth of the Tiber river, Ostia was the port of ancient Rome. The most ancient archaeological remains currently visible in Ostia Antica date back to the third century B.C. (View photos of Ostia Antica).

- Getting there
The best way to get there is by taking one of the train running on the Roma – Ostia Lido railway. At the Piramide station (line B) take the train to Ostia Lido. Stop at Ostia Antica station. Then walk on the bridge located in front at the station and you’ll arrive at the entrance to the archaeological site.
View itinerary from Rome to Ostia Antica on the interactive map

Opening hours of the archaeological site: 8.30 AM to 6.00 PM (from March until October); 8.30 AM to 4.00 PM (from November until February).


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