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3-Hour Self-Guided Bike Tour Of Carthage Archaeological Site
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Archeology, Cycling, History

  • Duration

    3 Hours

  • Activity Level

    Medium

  • Language

    English

Description

Explore the ruins of the ancient Carthage architecture and monuments at the Carthage Archaeological Site as you take a bike ride through the 9th-century marvels, including the majestic Saint Louis Cathedral and the ancient Tophet de Carthage. Also, explore the huge Baths of Antoninus and the famous Villas Romanies before returning to Rue Mathos.

Highlights
  • Visit the Carthage Archeological Site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site 
  • Bike through the ruins of the ancient Carthage civilisation
  • Halt at the Tophet de Carthage, a sacred area dedicated to Phoenician gods 
  • Check out at the Saint Louis Cathedral, a unique Roman Catholic church
  • Marvel at the huge Villas Romanies, once the residence of wealthy Romans
  • Bike Tour at the Carthage Archaeological Site expand_more
    • Arrive at Rue Mathos, the bike tour's starting point.
    • Halt for 10 mins at Tophet de Carthage, also called Tophet Salammbo, is an ancient sacred area dedicated to the Phoenician gods Tanit and Baal. The Tophet contains many graves of children who, according to the interpretations, had been killed or buried in place after their untimely death.
    • Visit the North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, a Second World War military war grave cemetery located in Carthage and dedicated to the martyred war heroes. 
    • Continue biking towards Carthage Aqueduct, also known as the Zaghouan Aqueduct, an ancient Roman aqueduct that supplied Carthage, Tunisia, water. From its source in Zaghouan, it flows 132 km, making it amongst the longest aqueducts in the Roman Empire.
    • Travel to Villas Romaines, a Roman villa, which was typically a country house for wealthy Romans.
    • Check out the Saint Louis Cathedral, a Roman Catholic church located on the peak of Byrsa Hill, near the ruins of the ancient Punic and then Roman cities. It was built atop the ruins of an old temple dedicated to Eshmun, the Punic god of healing.
    • Ride to the Baths of Antoninus, also called the Baths of Carthage, are the largest Roman thermae built on the African continent and one of the three largest built in the Roman Empire. The baths are also the only remaining Thermae of Carthage that dates back to the Roman Empire's era.  
    • Return to Rue Mathos, which marks the end of the tour. 
What's Included
  • Bicycle and helmet
What's Excluded

Entry/Admission - Tophet de Carthage

Entry/Admission - Punic Ports & Museum

Entry/Admission - Site Archeologique de Carthage

Entry/Admission - Carthage Aqueduct

Entry/Admission - Villas Romaines

Entry/Admission - The Roman Theatre of Carthage

Entry/Admission - Baths of Antoninus

Know before you go
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.
Meeting Point

Rue Mathos, Tunisia

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
Adult
1 To 4 USD 31.35 Per Person
Child
1 To 4 USD 31.35 Per Person

This is a private tour

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USD 31.35 / person

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