Easter in Rome Semi-Private Tour

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 2 more

Celebrate Easter in Rome on this religio-historical tour focused on the passion and death of Jesus Christ. Traveling with a small group of just 15 people or fewer means you'll get personalized attention from your guide and plenty of chances to ask questions. Highlights include the Basilica of St. Mary Major, the Basilica of Santa Prassede, the church of St. Alfonso Ligouri, the Cathedral of Rome, and others.
  • Small group of just 15 people or fewer
  • Celebrate Easter in Rome
  • Comprehensive tour of the the sacred relics related to Easter
  • Guide provides in-depth commentary


Departure Point

Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, Piazza di S. Maria Maggiore, 00100 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Basilica of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem, Piazza di S. Croce in Gerusalemme, 00185 Roma RM, Italy
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, Piazza di Santa Maria Maggiore 42, 00185 Rome Italy

Visit one of the 4 magnificent Major Basilicas of Rome and see the relics of the Nativity and it's relation to Calvary, together with an icon painted by St Luke

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Basilica di Santa Prassede, Via di Santa Prassede 9/A, Rome Italy

Visit this stunning ancient Basilica and see the pillar on which Christ was flogged during his Passion in Jerusalem on Good Friday

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Parrocchia Sant'Alfonso Maria de' Liguori, Via della Giustiniana, 227, 00188 Rome Italy

See the original of Icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help, aka Theotokos of the Passion, to see the world's most famous icon and the role of Mary in the Easter mysteries

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Scala Santa and Chapel of San Lorenzo, Piazza di San Giovanni in Laterano 14, 00184 Rome Italy

Ascend the Holy Steps on which Jesus was judged by Pontius Pilate in Jerusalem on Good Friday. They were brought from Jerusalem to Rome in the 4th Century.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Piazza di Porta San Giovanni, 4, 00184 Rome Italy

Visit the Cathedral of Rome where the skulls of Sts Peter & Paul are held. Learn about the importance of Calvary and how it relates to our baptism and the Resurrection

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Basilica di Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, Piazza di Santa Croce in Gerusalemme 12, 00185 Rome Italy

Visit this ancient Basilica - perhaps the most important Christian Basilica in Rome - and see multiple relics of the Crucifixion of Christ in Jerusalem including parts of the Crown of Thorns, a Nail from the Cross, Wood of the True Cross, fragments of the Tomb, and much more

Duration: 30 minutes

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Cancellation policy

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