Christian Rome and Catacombs Tour
Enjoy a trip through the basilicas, the catacombs and the ancient streets of Rome with this fascinating tour! You can visit the main Christian sites of this ancient city, venturing through the underground cemeteries and hiding places of Christians.
Start the tour with a visit to the Scala Santa, a place that has attracted Christian pilgrims who for centuries have wanted to worship the Passion of Jesus. The marble stairs are a fascinating place for tourists and are definitely worth seeing. Later, visit the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran, the cathedral of Rome. You will discover the cathedral and the art that is located within the magnificent architecture of this beautiful building. Inside the Basilica there are also papal tombs, which are accessible for a visit.
Proceed along the ancient Appian Way, passing through the beautiful chapel of Domine Quo Vadis before arriving at the Catacombs of Rome. Travel through these fascinating Catacombs, the ancient underground cemeteries used by Christians when the earth surface was poor. Observed the burial places that are there from the second century AD and you think you have survived all this time!
This tour is definitely for those who are interesting to the history and culture of Rome, especially during the period of Roman and Renaissance. The tour is a fascinating insight into the Christian life that has survived for nearly two thousand years and is a tour that is worth to choose.
Meeting point / departure: Via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando. at 14.00 hours.
Duration: About 3 hours.
Start or opening time: Available from 01/04 to 31/10 every Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. And from 01/11 to 31/03 on Friday and Saturday. The tour begins lle 14:00. End or closing time: 17.30.
More information: guides are available in multiple languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian (minimum 6 people) and Portuguese.