The Imperial Harbors of Claudius and Trajan (Portus) – Visit Ostia Antica
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The Imperial Harbors of Claudius and Trajan (Portus)

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The Imperial Harbors of Claudius and Trajan (Portus)


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Explore with us the imposing remains of the grandest harbor of Imperial Rome

In order to promote Italian tourism in this period of crisis due to the COVID-19 emergency, Visit Ostia antica offers exceptionally discounted prices. Take advantage of these special prices!

IMPORTANT: This archaeological site opens only a few days every month. In order to book a tour, please write an email to: 

1st e 3rd week of the month: Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 9:30am to 6pm.
2nd and 4th (and 5th) week of the month: Thursday and Friday from 9:30am to 6pm. 18.


Located about 30 km from the center of Rome and only 5 km from the Leonardo da Vinci international Airport, the harbors built by the emperors Claudius and Trajan between the 1st and 2nd cent. A.D. are the very place were the ancient Roman ships, loaded with goods, arrived from all over the Mediterranean. A naturalistic and archaeological oasis were you will admire the magnificent ancient port structures such as warehouses and docks. A real microcosm from a naturalistic point of view thanks to the presence of humid areas, rich in vegetation. During the itinerary, anecdotes and information on the trade and eating habits of the ancient Romans will be provided.

Entrance to the archeological area is free

Discount price for minors:

6-17 years = 20 EUR 

Up to 5 years: free

To book a tour please write an email to or call us.

The tour starts with a minimum of two paying participants.

  • Departure
    Via Portuense 2360 (in front of n. 2329), under the overpass of the "Via dell'Aeroporto" (Fiumicino)
  • Dress Code
  • Include
    Guided tour
    Minimum 2 attendees
  • Not Included
    Entry ticket
    Up to 10 attendees
    Free for kids up to 10 years old
    Minimum 8 kids attending
    Minimo 8 bambini partecipanti
    Minimo 2 persone
    Bambini fino 10 anni gratis
    Fino a 10 partecipanti
    Biglietto d’ingresso
    Visita guidata

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Imperial Harbors of Claudius and Trajan (Portus)

Minors between 6 and 17 = 20 EUR

Minors up to 5 participate for free.

To book a tour email us at or call us!