St Benedict in Rome PRIVATE Walking Tour

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
    
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Overview

Superb tour for those interested in St Benedict or Benedictine Spirituality.  This is the original St Benedict Tour in Rome. 

Journey with an expert guide to some of the principal places in Rome associated with the monastic patriarch - St Benedict.  Few men have had such a major impact on the development of Western Civilization and culture, and on this tour you will learn more about the man, his spirituality and the development of religious life in the Church. 

This tour also visits some lesser known hidden gems of Rome including the mother-house of the Benedictines, the mother-house of the Dominicans, the famous keyhole, the orange garden, the skull of St Valentine, Tiber Island, the relics of the apostle St Bartholomew, the house of St Benedict, the Abbey of St Cecelias and finally the Basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere. 

This is a fabulous walking tour that no other company can authentically offer.

Professional guide
Private tour
Gratuities

Departure Point

Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta, 00153 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Piazza di Santa Maria in Trastevere, 00153 Roma RM, Italy
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta
See the stunning views through the world famous keyhole of Rome
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Sant'Anselmo all'Aventino
The mother house of the Benedictine monastic Order
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Chiesa Parrocchiale di Sant'Alessio
Learn about the fascinating life of the monk hermit
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Basilica di Santa Sabina
Visit the ancient Basilica of Santa Sabina - main study house of the Dominican Order where St Thomas Aquinas amongst others once stayed
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Giardino degli Aranci
See the magnificent views over Rome in this romantic Orange Garden
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Basilica di Santa Maria in Cosmedin
See the Mouth of Truth (Bocca della Verita) before venturing into this lovely Basilica to see the skull of the famous romantic St Valentine, once run by the Benedictines
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Basilica Di San Bartolomeo all'Isola
Visit this Basilica containing the relics of the Apostle, St Bartholomew, together with countless relics of the martyrs of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Chiesa di San Benedetto in Piscinula
See the church built over the house where St Benedict once lived whilst in Rome
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Santa Cecilia in Trastevere
Visit this magnificent Basilica and Abbey built over where St Cecilia was martyred and visit her crypt where her body now lays. This is also home to a community of Benedictine nuns.
Duration: 25 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Santa Maria in Trastevere
Visit this ancient Basilica and learn about the stunning mosaics before having a nice glass of wine or snack in the Piazza
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not 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
  • 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

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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