Four Papal Basilicas of Rome Half-Day Tour

Rome, Italy

Tour Rating
icon5 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more

Discover religious landmarks of Rome with this half-day, small-group tour. Explore four historic churches—The Basilica of St. Peter, the Basilica of St. Paul, the Basilica of St. Mary Major, and the Arch-Basilica of St. John Lateran—with a guide leading the way. Learn about the history, architecture, and relics of each basilica and travel between them by air-conditioned van.
  • Combine visits to four historic basilicas in one tour
  • Hear stories about art and relics from your guide
  • Move quickly between the landmarks by air-conditioned van
  • Small-group tour offers an intimate atmosphere

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Professional guide
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Return Details

Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, Piazza di S. Maria Maggiore, 00100 Roma RM, Italy
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
Burial place of St Peter, and home to countless works of art including Michelangelo's Pieta
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Basilica Papale San Paolo Fuori le Mura
Burial place of St Paul and a magnificent Major Basilica
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano
Cathedral of Rome and the only Arch-Basilica in the world
Duration: 50 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
Golden Major Basilica of St Mary - perhaps the oldest church dedicated to Mary in Rome and home to relics of the Crib and also an icon painted by St Luke
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Personal food and drink is not allowed to be consumed in the Basilicas
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.

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