Early Christian Women Tour in Rome

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more

Explore Roman history through the unique lens of early Christianity's most significant female figures with this exclusive walking tour. Take in Rome’s landmark churches dedicated to early women saints and martyrs to learn about their lives and admire the magnificent art depicting their stories. Enjoy the attention of your art historian guide and the relaxed pace of this small-group experience limited to only 15 participants.
  • Discover the stories behind the most important women in early Christianity
  • Visit the Basilicas of S. Maria Maggiore, Santa Prassede, and others
  • An art historian or theologian guide for historical and artistic insights
  • Admire relics like a fragment of Christ’s crib and icon painted by St. Luke

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Departure Point

Fontana di S. Maria Maggiore, Piazza di S. Maria Maggiore, 00185 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

3:00 PM

Return Details

Piazza della Madonna dei Monti, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Stop At:  
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
Magnificent Major Basilica of St Mary containing relics of the Crib and icon painted by St Luke. Perhaps the oldest church in Rome dedicated to Mary
Duration: 40 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Basilica di Santa Prassede
Ancient Basilica over the house of St Prassede - one of earliest Christian women in Rome
Duration: 25 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Santa Pudenziana
Ancient church over house of Pudens and ancient Christian woman - Pudenziana - where St Peter stayed in Rome.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Chiesa di Santa Maria ai Monti
Old church full of history and art visited by countless saints
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Rione Monti
Gorgeous square full of young people relaxing and sitting on the steps of the fountain
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 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
  • 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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