Early Christian history enthusiasts will enjoy this tour of relics from the life of Christ. Visits include the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore to view wood believed to be from Jesus’ manger; Santa Prassede, home to a fragment of the pillar on which Christ is said to have been flogged; and the Basilica of Santa Croce, containing what may be pieces of the cross and a nail from the Crucifixion. You can also walk up the Holy Stairs Jesus once descended.
See some of the most precious early Christian relics in Rome
Learn more about the life and death of Jesus Christ from your guide
Visit Rome's impressive cathedral: the Basilica of Saint John Lateran
View relics from Christ's Passion brought directly from Jerusalem
Departure & Return
Via dell'Esquilino, 31, 00185 Roma RM, Italy
Returns to original departure point
What To Expect
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
The Major Basilica of St Mary containing relics of the Nativity Crib in addition to an icon painted by St Luke and much much more
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
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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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