This will be a tour of Rome with a difference. Explore the mysterious underbelly of Rome on this 2.5-hour private tour for families with children. In the company of a top-rated child-friendly guide, you will descend into St. Clement’s Basilica, 60 feet below street level. Then, it will be on to the Catacombs of Priscilla with your own private driver. Travel along the ancient Salaria Road to the burial chambers of Rome’s first Christian community. Away from the crowds and the heat of summer, this will be an unforgettable experience for the entire family. This enthralling 2.5-hour tour of underground Rome will begin at St. Clement’s Basilica where you will meet your experienced and knowledgeable child-friendly guide. She will take you into the depths of the church, 60 feet below street level to explore the various underground layers. In reality, Rome really is like giant lasagna. You will see the ancient, subterranean, medieval Christian Basilica of St. Clement with its precious paintings, one of which features the first swear word ever written in Italian. As you continue deeper underground, you will reach the fascinating, 2000 year old buildings, store houses and ruins of a pagan Mithraic temple. Then, above ground once again, your private driver will take you along the ancient Salaria Road to the Catacombs of Priscilla. Here, you will be literally following in the footsteps of the early Christians as you visit their burial chambers that were excavated from the local volcanic earth. This will be a tour which both parents and children will all enjoy. With the use of iPad games and other visual tools and techniques, your guide will take you back in time to discover how the sites you are visiting looked in the past. This tour will be fascinating and intriguing, perfect for children as there will not too much walking and you will be away from the crowds and the heat of Rome. You will love it – a tour of Rome not to be missed.
Learn about ancient Rome through a variety of games and fun activities
Have fun as a family and explore the underground Rome
Engage with a range of multimedia tools which will pave the way for the entire family