Footsteps of Saint Paul Private Tour

Rome, Italy

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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 3 more
Overview

Walk in the footsteps of St. Paul to discover his life!

A citizen of Rome, Apostle Paul requested to be brought back upon being falsely accused at the Temple of Jerusalem. Step inside the Mamertine Prison, Apostles St. Peter and St. Paul were both imprisoned here and many of the prisoners were baptized and converted during their time inside. After being brought before Emperor Nero, St. Paul was acquitted of the charges.

Visit The Church of St. Paul alla Regola, whose location is over the house where the Saint wrote some of his apostolic letters.

Visit the Abbey of the Three Fountains. During his second time as a prisoner in Rome, Saint Paul was martyred, as his head bounced three times on the floor three outflows of water miraculously sprung. Their miraculous water used to be collected by people until pollution forced them to close the springs.

End with the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, the tomb of the Saint is located in this magnificent basilica.

Expert licensed guide at your disposal for 4 hours.
Private driver with luxury vehicle at your disposal for 3 hours.
Drop off at your hotel in central Rome
Gratuities
Entry Fees for Churches (payable on site)
Entry admission - Mamertine Prison

Departure Point

Mamertine Prison, Clivo Argentario, 1, 00186 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Chiesa di San Paolo alla Regola
Built over the location of the home of the Apostle Paul, Saint Paul alla Regola Basilica holds the room in which Saint Paul wrote some of his letters.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Mamertine Prison
Also known as the the Tullianum during ancient times, Mamertime Prison once imprisoned Saint Paul and Saint Peter among many others.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Abbazia di San Paolo Fuori Le Mura
One of Rome's majos basilicas, Saint Paul outside the Walls Basilica is the resting place of Saint Paul as his tomb is located here.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Abbazia delle Tre Fontane
Tre Fontane Abbey also known as the Abbey of Saints Vincent and Anastasius stands on the site where St Paul was beheaded. At each of the three points his head bounced once beheaded a spring of water emerged, one hot, one tepid and one cold. Three fountains are featured in the church enclosed by black marble shrines, placed on different levels. Believed to be miraculous, water from these fountains used to be distributed for the faithful until the 1950 when the spring had to be closed due to pollution. The column where St. Paul was bound before being executed is also in this religious site.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Please be on time to avoid losing entry and thus missing the tour
  • Please bring comfortable shoes and a refillable water bottle.
  • Please make sure you ask the guide any curiosities you may have during the tour, we want to ensure you have the very best experience!
  • Your private driver will pick you up at your centrally located hotel in Rome. Please provide us with your full and correct pickup details at the time of booking. If you are unsure if your hotel is centrally located then please contact us and we will check for you.
  • The order of the itinerary and start time is subject to change according to ticket availability and security reasons. You will always be notified.
  • As per the dress code of churches, knees and shoulders must be covered.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • If you require our assistance with anything please feel free to contact us at any time so that we may tend to you.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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