Christianity in ancient Rome Private Shore Excursion from Civitavecchia port

Rome, Italy

Tour Rating
icon9 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

Discover many of Rome’s most important landmarks—and learn all about the city’s Christian history—on this full-day shore excursion. Meet your guide directly upon disembarking at the Civitavecchia port, and hop aboard your private vehicle. You’ll visit the Mamertine Prison (entry own expense) to see where Saints Peter and Paul were once supposedly imprisoned; will learn about the Christian past of the Aventine Hill; will stroll the Appian Way and see its famed Catacombs (entry own expense), and more.
  • Discover Rome’s Christian highlights in one day on this shore excursion
  • A private tour makes for a personal, intimate way to see the city
  • Round-trip transit directly from the Civitavecchia port
  • Learn all about Rome and religious past from your guide’s commentary

Local taxes
English Speaking driver
live commentary on baord
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
pick up and drop off from at ship dock
Fuel surcharge
Landing and facility fees
Food and drinks

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Once met at dockside where you will see your driver with a sign and your name on, you will be departing immediately


  • Civitavecchia port

Departure Time

7:30 AM
Pass By:  
Basilica di Santa Sabina
You will see here an example of the first churches built in Rome
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Chiesa del Domine Quo Vadis
According to the tradition you will see here the footprint of Jesus who appeared to Saint Peter on his way out of the city along the Appian Way
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Catacombs of Saint Callixtus
After paying 8 euro per person on site, you will be escorted by a guide that works for the Catacombs through the underground tunnels
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Abbazia di San Paolo Fuori Le Mura
See and admire the magnificent of this Basilica where St Paul is buried
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Carcer Tullianum
See where St Peter and St Paul were imprisoned. Cost to enter the attraction goes from 8 to 12 euro per person
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano
The "mother" of all Churches in Rome.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Please be aware that you will enter religious places so please you need to have knees and shoulders covered
  • Tickets are extra: 8 euro per person for the Catacombs and 10 euro per person for the Mamertine Prison should you decide to enter
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

From 344.45 USD

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