Ancient Catacombs and Underground Rome Small Group Tour

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
    
icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Overview

Go underground in Rome and explore the city’s ancient catacombs with this small group walking tour. In a group limited to six people, follow your guide through narrow passageways to see tombs of some of Rome’s first Christian citizens. Learn about artwork on the walls and hear stories about the rituals once held in these spooky spaces.
  • See a new perspective of Ancient Rome in the catacombs
  • Explore underground passageways home to many tombs
  • Learn about ancient underground rituals
  • Small group of six people maximum

expert guide
small group tour of maximum 6 people
pre-booked taxi transportation
Basilica of San Clemente
Catacombs of Pricilla
gratuities
food and drinks

Departure Point

Via Labicana, 95, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Basilica of San Clemente
Your exclusive small group tour begins at the beautifully preserved Basilica of San Clemente where you will descend over five stories underground. Learn about Medieval popes and secret Pagan rituals admiring artistic masterpieces from the 2nd century AD until the 15th century AD. Explore mysterious religions and even discover fresh water sources that lie deep in the earth! A taxi will then take your small group to one of the most well-known graveyards in Italy. Descend this ancient Christian burial ground and explore the narrow tunnels filled with empty graves – an ongoing point of fascination for historians. At the end of the tour a taxi will bring you back to the center of Rome.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers

Cancellation policy

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

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