Private Tour: Christian Rome and Underground Basilicas – Half-Day Walking Tour

Rome, Italy

Tour Rating
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 5 more

The history of the early Church is one of the most fascinating aspects of western history. This private half-day tour takes you to the most important sties in Christian Rome. Marvel at the Basilica of St. Clement, a 900-year-old church built on top of a fourth-century church that is built on a first-century nobleman's house. Pop into the Church of St. Sylvester, where the Donation of Constantine is said to have taken place, and explore the huge San Giovanni in Laterano and the Sancta Sanctorum, a room that once held the most revered relics in Christendom, including the heads of Saint Peter and Paul, a chunk of the table used at the Last Supper and Jesus' Foreskin.
  • Learn about early Christianity and the formation of the early Church
  • Private tour ensures lots of attention from the guide
  • Private guided tour of Christian Rome, including underground basilicas
  • See the site where the Donation of Constantine may have taken place
  • Visit some of the most important sites in early Church history, including St. Clement Basilica and San Giovanni in Laterano

Hotel pickup and drop-off (hotels/accommodations in centrally located Rome)
3 hours Professional guide
Emergency number also operational via whatsapp

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Free Pick up from Hotels, Appartments, Bed&breakfast, accomodations. only in the city center (
inside the Aurelian Walls). The address must to be provide on the reservation. If you do not find your
hotel in the list you must necessarily write it. without the service it is not guaranteed

Stop At:  
Welcome Italy - Day Tours
pick up from the hotel
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano
Visit of St. John Lateran Basilica, the oldest of the four Papal Basilicas, considered “The Church of Rome”, the mother of all churches The Cathedral, the place where the Bishop has the seat.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Ss. Quattro Coronati
Church of the Four Crowned Saints, dedicated to four anonymous saints and martyrs and where in the 2002, an extraordinary series of frescoes was discovered with scenes of the Zodiac, Four Seasons, Liberal Arts and King Solomon.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Basilica of San Clemente
the tour continues with the visit of St. Clement’s Basilica, the only church in Rome to be built on 3 different levels, from the 1st to the 12th century and the underground floors can be explored, including the altar of Mithras from the 1st century.
Duration: 40 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
San Pietro in Vincoli
 St. Peter’s in Chains Basilica, called like that for the chains that, according to the tradition, Helene – Constantine’s mother-  brought in Rome and for a miracle where joined to the other St. Peter’s chain in Rome. The church, furthermore, is very well renowned for the statue of Moses that Michelangelo created for the tomb of the Pope Julius II.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Welcome Italy
end off the tour . droop off at hotel
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with two paying adults
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Please note: shorts, miniskirts and uncovered shoulders are not allowed in the basilicas
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended
  • A minimum of two people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Provide the Correct address of your accommodation , hotel, B&B
  • PICK UP only in the city center inside the Aurelian Walls
  • Provide the correct phone number with international country code
  • One day before 24 H. Call to confirm the pick up
  • check that you provide all the details to the agency
  • Without this information we can not guarantee the correct service
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Time for pick up at the hotel must be confirmed the day before between 10.00 am and 6.00 pm on the emergency phone or whatsapp
  • 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 193.55 USD

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