A Walk from Ostia Antica to Lido di Ostia

Roman Holidays: From Ostia Antica to Lido di Ostia Ostia was, and up to a point still is, Rome’s connection with the Mediterranean. Ostia is the Latin word for mouth, and this is what the ancient Romans called the place where the river Tiber met the sea.

Due to silting, however, this place has moved considerably over the last 2000 years, which is why today, you can walk through the open countryside –

A Walk from Ostia Antica to Lido di Ostia